TEMPE, Ariz. — New Arizona Cardinals vast receiver A.J. Green says he nonetheless has “loads left within the tank” and does not assume he has something to show by signing with a distinct workforce for the primary time in his profession.
“I nonetheless really feel younger,” the 32-year-old Inexperienced stated Thursday throughout his introductory Zoom information convention. “Legs really feel younger. … I feel I’ve lot of years left taking part in at a excessive stage.”
Inexperienced signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals in hopes that these legs may help carry Arizona to a minimum of its first playoff berth since 2015. Sources advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the deal is price as much as $eight.5 million and contains $6 million assured.
“I feel that is the primary objective, with profitable a championship,” Inexperienced stated. “For me, I have been in Cincinnati 10 years. So for me, to go someplace to the place the group is able to win now, it is unbelievable.”
He stated Arizona was amongst a handful of groups that had been “very” interested by him, however Inexperienced’s attraction to the Cardinals was in how he noticed his match of their offensive scheme.
“I used to be in search of an offense that basically can match my ability set, and I felt like with Kyler [Murray] and Hop [DeAndre Hopkins] and [Christian] Kirk and the fellows that they’ve round this offense [that] this was gonna be the most effective match for me,” Inexperienced stated.
Their stability at quarterback additionally helped the Cardinals’ trigger.
Inexperienced stated final season was “troublesome” due to the Bengals’ three-man quarterback carousel, particularly since he was coming off an ankle damage that triggered him to overlook all of 2019. However he stated that final season helped him turn into mentally stronger.
“I have been in Cincinnati for 10 years, in order that’s all I do know,” stated Inexperienced, a seven-time Professional Bowl choice. “So coming to Arizona is refreshing. I feel you look across the league with Tom Brady, all these different guys [that] have been in these similar locations for years, and also you noticed what Tom Brady did final 12 months. I feel it is good.”