49ers' Nick Bosa threatened to "haunt" Cardinals if they drafted Kyler Murray over him.

For the Cardinals, Nick Bosa has vanished into thin air. Prior to the 2019 NFL Draft, in which the Cardinals held the top overall pick, Bosa.

Issued a stern warning to Arizona and their former general manager Steve Keim. In spite of having just selected another.

Quarterback in the first round the year before, Josh Rosen, the Cardinals had recently hired Kliff Kingsbury as their new head coach.

And reports leading up to the draft strongly suggested that they were interested in Kyler Murray.

It had been a terrible rookie season for Rosen. Bosa, an edge rusher, was a contender for the first pick and was widely regarded as the draft's top overall prospect.

Bosa was frank in his pre-draft discussion with Keim and Kingsbury about the consequences of passing on him.On Fox Sports' "The Herd" on Friday, Keim said, "He basically puts his arm around Kliff Kingsbury and I in a headlock.

And he added, 'I think you guys are going to end up taking that little quarterback, and if you do,' he turned to face me and said, 'Steve, I will haunt you for the rest of your career.