ARIZONA CARDINALS

Cardinals fans react to reports of Budda Baker’s trade request

Apr 14, 2023, 5:49 PM | Updated: Apr 15, 2023, 3:45 pm

Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker...

Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker. (Arizona Sports Photo/Jeremy Schnell)

(Arizona Sports Photo/Jeremy Schnell)

All-Pro safety Budda Baker reportedly requested a trade from the Arizona Cardinals on Friday.

After being drafted by the Cardinals in the second round (No. 36 overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft out of Washington, Baker has certainly become a fan favorite in the Valley.

In six seasons in Arizona, the safety has accumulated three All-Pro appearances (2017, 2020-21), five Pro Bowl appearances (2017, 2019-23) and 650 total tackles en route to becoming a team captain.

So it comes as no surprise to see Cardinals fans sad at the report that Baker wants out of Arizona after reportedly requesting to be the highest-paid safety in the NFL in February.

The safety did take to Twitter to thank the fan base:

Here is an analytical view of how valuable Baker has been in Arizona:

Safe to say what Arizona Sports‘ John Gambadoro thinks the Cardinals should do:

And here are some reactions from Cardinals fans:

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