Bruce Arians Questions The Maturity of 1st Rd Pick Who Once Jumped Out Hotel’s Window While High


Maybe Robert Nkemdiche just isn’t cut out for the rigors of the NFL?

On the field — the former Ole Miss All American is a hand-full and then some, possessing talent and more to play in the league.

Off the field — he’s still a handful, and according to ESPN — Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians would prefer he grow up sooner than later.

It’s the mental fortitude that has been lacking, according to Cardinals coach Bruce Arians.

“Talent [is] not an issue,” Arians said Wednesday. “Maturity is. And it’s just maturing.”

A recent incidents that sparked debate around the Cardinals facility — centered around Nkemdiche, who after Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis — was wearing a T-shirt under his suit, instead of a buttoned-down shirt and tie — the Cardinals standard dress code for a trip home after a road loss.

According to reports from — Arians reportedly pressed the rookie about his outfit, who then made matters worse by having to borrow a tie, then have a teammate tie it.

Here’s hoping he finds that sense of urgency.

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