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Arizona Cardinals



ARIZONA CARDINALS TEAM NEEDS
Most recent team needs update: October 3

Starter Need High (P1, P2)
OT
EDGE
CB

Starter Need Medium (P3)
OG
DL5T
SFTY

Mid Round Fill High (P5)
CBN

Depth Fill (P4)
RB
WR
OC
TE
DL3T
OLB

Late Round Fill (P6)
WRS
NT
ILB

Minimal Need (P9)
QB


CARDINALS PICKS/COMMENTS MOST RECENT MOCK
Results from Consensus Mock Draft: 2023 CMD#5
Most recent mock draft update: 9/21/2022

R1
19
Arizona
Joey Porter Jr.
Penn State
CB
Reach/Value:
+6
Height:
6'2"
Weight:
192
Joey Porter Jr. NFL Draft photo
For the first 6 quarters of the season, the Cardinals looked like a lost team destined for a top five pick in the 2023 draft. A group that was riddled with injuries and disfunction on the field, coupled with controversy and uncertainty off the field. However, either through incredible talent, sheer dumb luck or just the heorics of Kyler Murray, they now sit with a 1-1 record and a completely changed narrative. Arizona now comes into Week 3 with some good things to build on once it gets healthy and some hope for the future.

Winning cures all.



The Cardinals still have plenty of problems, however, particularly on the defensive side of the ball. Arizona allowed 67 total points and an average of 302 passing yards in its first two games - good for the worst and second worst in the league, respectively - while recording just one sack. In the 41-22 blowout to the Chiefs Week 1, the defense allowed 33 first downs on 66 total plays.

Though they've gotten away with it the last two years, inexplicably still middle of the pack in passing defense in the Kliff Kingsbury era before this season, Arizona's lack of depth in the secondary seems to finally be catching up with them. Joey Porter Jr., son of former NFL linebacker who played from 1999 to 2011, should theoretically be a huge boost once slotted opposite Week 2 heroes Byron Murphy Jr. and Isaiah Simmons. His blend of size and speed, as well as his experience on the outside, should make for a good No. 1 CB in Vance Joseph's man-heavy scheme.
R2
50
Arizona
Felix Anudike-Uzomah
Kansas State
EDGE
Reach/Value:
+2
Height:
6'3"
Weight:
255
Felix Anudike-Uzomah NFL Draft photo
R3
82
Arizona
Lathan Ransom
Ohio State
S
Reach/Value:
+11
Height:
6'0"
Weight:
205
Lathan Ransom NFL Draft photo
R4
114
Arizona
Luke Haggard
Indiana
OT
Reach/Value:
-22
Height:
6'7"
Weight:
305
Luke Haggard NFL Draft photo
R6
178
Arizona
Caleb Chandler
Louisville
OG
Reach/Value:
-13
Height:
6'4'"
Weight:
297
Caleb Chandler NFL Draft photo


CARDINALS HISTORICAL DRAFT PICKS

Reach/Value (R/V) Explained
The difference between where a player is selected in the NFL draft versus where the player was listed on the final Drafttek Big Board for the season in question.
Example: A player who was listed at #50 on the Big Board and was selected at #35 will be a "Reach" of -15. Alternately, a player listed at #35 on the Big Board who was selected at #50 is a +15 "Value".

Simply put: a positive number is a Value pick, a negative number is a Reach.

YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2022 2 55 Trey McBride Colorado State TE Value +1
2022 3 87 Cameron Thomas San Diego State DL5T Value +24
2022 3 100 Myjai Sanders Cincinnati EDGE Value +21
2022 6 201 Keaontay Ingram USC RB Reach -121
2022 6 215 Lecitus Smith Virginia Tech OG Value +63
2022 7 244 Christian Matthew Valdosta State DB Reach -118
2022 7 256 Jesse Luketa Penn State OLB Reach -29
2022 7 257 Marquis Hayes Oklahoma OG Value +136
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2021 1 16 Zaven Collins Tulsa OLB Reach -18
2021 2 49 Rondale Moore Purdue WRS Value +21
2021 4 136 Marco Wilson Florida CB Value +2
2021 6 210 Victor Dimukeje Duke EDGE Value +19
2021 6 223 Tay Gowan Central Florida CB Value +12
2021 7 243 James Wiggins Cincinnati S Value +8
2021 7 247 Michal Menet Penn State OC Value +6
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2020 1 8 Isaiah Simmons Clemson S Value +5
2020 3 72 Josh Jones Houston OT Value +44
2020 4 114 Leki Fotu Utah DL1T Reach -7
2020 4 131 Rashard Lawrence LSU DL3T Value +6
2020 6 202 Evan Weaver California ILB Value +22
2020 7 222 Eno Benjamin Arizona State RBC Value +29
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2019 1 1 Kyler Murray Oklahoma QB Reach -3
2019 2 33 Byron Murphy Washington CB Value +18
2019 2 62 Andy Isabella UMass WRS Reach -18
2019 3 65 Zach Allen Boston College DL3T Value +8
2019 4 103 Hakeem Butler Iowa State WR Value +72
2019 5 139 Deionte Thompson Alabama S Value +104
2019 6 174 KeeSean Johnson Fresno State WR Reach -70
2019 6 179 Lamont Gaillard Georgia OC Value +59
2019 7 248 Joshua Miles Morgan State OT Reach -95
2019 7 249 Michael Dogbe Temple DL3T Value +73
2019 7 254 Caleb Wilson UCLA TE Value +108
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2018 1 10 Josh Rosen UCLA QB Value +6
2018 2 47 Christian Kirk Texas A&M WR Value +22
2018 3 97 Mason Cole Michigan OC Reach -73
2018 4 134 Chase Edmonds Fordham RB Reach -125
2018 6 182 Chris Campbell Penn State CB Reach -93
2018 7 254 Korey Cunningham Cincinnati OT Reach -101
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2017 1 13 Haason Reddick Temple ILB Reach -5
2017 2 36 Budda Baker Washington S Value +8
2017 3 98 Chad Williams Grambling St WRF Reach -90
2017 4 115 Dorian Johnson Pittsburgh G Value +12
2017 5 157 Will Holden Vanderbilt OT Value +16
2017 5 179 T. J. Logan North Carolina RB Value +6
2017 6 208 Rudy Ford Auburn S Reach -15
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2016 1 29 Robert Nkemdiche Ole Miss DL3T Value +12
2016 3 92 Brandon Williams Texas A&M CB Reach -60
2016 4 128 Evan Boehm Missouri OC Value +0
2016 5 167 Marqui Christian Midwestern St S Reach -293
2016 5 170 Cole Toner Harvard OT Value +37
2016 6 205 Harlan Miller SE Louisiana CB Value +32
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2015 1 24 D.J. Humphries Florida OT Reach -17
2015 2 58 Markus Golden Missouri EDGE Reach -33
2015 3 86 David Johnson Northern Iowa RB Reach -1
2015 4 116 Rodney Gunter Delaware St DL5T Reach -73
2015 5 158 Shaquille Riddick West Virginia EDGE Reach -86
2015 5 159 J.J. Nelson UAB WRS Reach -89
2015 7 256 Gerald Christian Louisville TE Reach -81
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2014 1 27 Deone Bucannon Washington St S Reach -26
2014 2 52 Troy Niklas Notre Dame TE Reach -12
2014 3 84 Kareem Martin North Carolina DL5T Value +16
2014 3 91 John Brown Pittsburg State WRS Reach -30
2014 4 120 Logan Thomas Virginia Tech QB Reach -61
2014 5 160 Ed Stinson Alabama EDGE Value +49
2014 6 196 Walter Powell Murray St CB Reach -44