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DeAndre Hopkins’ time as an Arizona Cardinal is now all but a memory following the announced release of the wide receiver on Friday.

Hopkins’ profession in the desert comes to a close immediately after 3 seasons, 221 catches, two,696 yards and 17 touchdowns.

From an on-the-field standpoint, it is a challenging blow for a Cardinals group staring at a challenging year ahead. But financially, it tends to make sense.

Now, the believed of Hopkins playing elsewhere has been on the minds of quite a few this offseason provided the quantity of trade speak that has circled the wideout.

A release, even though, wasn’t very what the NFL globe pictured taking place.

Just ask Arizona Sports’ Wolf &amp Luke, who reacted to the news in genuine time.

“What a minute, they currently produced it official? Oh my goodness,” Ron Wolfley stated Friday following Hopkins’ release. “There’s no kind of asterisk subsequent to it? Wow.”

.@WolfandLuke would have liked the Cardinals to get one thing in return for DeAndre Hopkins.

“In no way did I see that coming,” says Wolf of the receiver’s release.

— Arizona Sports (@AZSports) May 26, 2023

“I hate it, I hate it, I hate it,” Luke Lapinski added. “We began this offseason like, ‘I do not want to settle for a third-round choose for DeAndre Hopkins. Give me a second I guess.’ … Now how about just actually practically nothing for DeAndre Hopkins. Not something, practically nothing.”

.@WolfandLuke would have liked the Cardinals to get one thing in return for DeAndre Hopkins.

“In no way did I see that coming,” says Wolf of the receiver’s release.

— Arizona Sports (@AZSports) May 26, 2023

With the news nevertheless fresh, a peek into the other takeaways, reactions and added insight from these about the league, starting with a now-former teammate of Hopkins’:


— Isaiah Simmons (@isaiahsimmons25) May 26, 2023

@DeAndreHopkins wassuppppp???

— Laremy Tunsil (@KingTunsil78) May 26, 2023

The announced release of #AZCardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins screams no trade partners.

That contract (and potentially his current availability concerns) undoubtedly played a element.

— Tyler Drake (@Tdrake4sports) May 26, 2023

‘Cardinals released DeAndre Hopkins’

— #RingerNFL (@ringernfl) May 26, 2023

“They sort of did him a favor.” @Wingoz on the DeAndre Hopkins reduce news, and how Nuk now has an edge becoming on the totally free market🎙️

— The 33rd Group (@The33rdTeamFB) May 26, 2023

Even though there are teams that weren’t inclined to take on DeAndre Hopkins’ complete 2023 salary of $19.45M, I’ve due to the fact heard from some prepared to at least revisit Hopkins’ availability &amp price provided his release.

— JosinaAnderson (@JosinaAnderson) May 26, 2023

BREAKING NEWS: The Arizona Cardinals have released DeAndre Hopkins #PMSLive

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) May 26, 2023

The Arizona Cardinals have released DeAndre Hopkins, but he could technically nevertheless be traded by 4pm EST.
If not traded, then he’s reduce.

Two teams competing to sign him do not have to compete if you trade, let’s say a late rounder.

It is unlikely but could nevertheless come about.

— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) May 26, 2023

Brandon Beane on his way to DeAndre Hopkins’ agent with a profitable

— Breyon (@bre_88) May 26, 2023


— McNeil (@Reflog_18) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins has only worked with the following play callers in his ten-year profession:

Kliff Kingsbury
Bill O’Brien
Rick Dennison


but he nevertheless ranks #1 in catches &amp #two in getting yards due to the fact becoming drafted

match him up with a wonderful play caller &amp QB in his subsequent cease 🤞

— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins upset some in the Cardinals organization by sitting out the final two games of the 2022 season even even though he was wholesome, per sources. It may well have been a sticky circumstance if he remained with the group till the trade deadline.

— Kyle Odegard (@Kyle_Odegard) May 26, 2023

The Chiefs received permission to speak with DeAndre Hopkins earlier in the offseason and spoke to him just before the draft, per sources. Contract was the hurdle, and to do it now, cost would have to come way down.

KC likes him, but the deal they gave Donovan Smith tends to make $$$ challenging.

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 26, 2023

“DeAndre Hopkins becoming released by the Cardinals in no way definitely felt like a doable outcome..

They had trade talks all the way thru the draft but they could in no way get a deal carried out”@RapSheet #PMSLive

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) May 26, 2023

Lamar Jackson requested that the Ravens attempt to sign DeAndre Hopkins.

DeAndre Hopkins stated Lamar Jackson is “one of the greats” and would like to play with him.

OBJ has been functioning out with D-Hop this offseason.

D-Hop in Baltimore tends to make also significantly sense.

— Sarah Ellison (@sgellison) May 26, 2023

DeAndre Hopkins landing spots:

Scariest: Chiefs
Finest for fantasy: Bills
Annoying for fantasy: Cowboys and Jets
Tends to make sense: Browns
Bill O’Brien reunion no one asked for: Patriots
Funniest: Texans
Second funniest: Packers
Useless: Falcons
Entertaining for Lamar: Ravens
Low-important fire: Lions

— Ian Hartitz (@Ihartitz) May 26, 2023

In no way overlook when Deandre Hopkins did THIS 🤯

— Complicated Sports (@ComplexSports) May 26, 2023

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