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Ex-NFL scout’s mock draft has Seahawks taking Anthony Richardson... but at 20th!

Photo by Kevin Sabitus/ Bucky Brooks also gives Seattle Round 1 help on the defensive line. Mock draft after mock draft after mock draft after mock draft (ad nauseam), the Seattle Seahawks select a defensive player with the 5th overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Usually it’s Texas Tech EDGE Tyree Wilson because, well, the Arizona Cardinals almost always select Alabama EDGE Will Anderson Jr. at #3, and most mock-drafters appear to believe that Georgia DT Jalen Carter is damaged goods and has zero chance of going to a team that needs defensive linemen. Every once in a...


3 best players for Cardinals to target with 2023 NFL Draft first-round pick

After a 4-13 season, the Arizona Cardinals approach the offseason attempting to rebuild around the assets they already have. Last season’s record was far from ideal, but it did earn the Cardinals the No. 3 overall pick in the upcoming 2023 NFL Draft. That’s something new general manager Monti Ossenfort can work with. Here we’ll […] The post 3 best players for Cardinals to target with 2023 NFL Draft first-round pick appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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49ers meet with Pittsburgh RB Israel Abanikanda prior to excellent Pro Day

Photo by Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire via The 49ers sure seem interested in one of the fastest running backs in the class. The San Francisco 49ers met with NFL Draft prospect Israel “Izzy” Abanikanda on Tuesday night, according to a report by Ryan Fowler of The Draft Network. Per Fowler, Abanikanda met with the Niners, Los Angeles Rams, and Arizona Cardinals. Abanikanda spent three seasons at Pitt, amassing 2,531 yards from scrimmage and 31 total touchdowns over the course of his career. He declared for the NFL Draft after an All-American season in 2022, rushing...

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2023 NFL Draft: Breaking down the 2023 offensive line class

Photo by Megan Briggs/ Welcome to the most important podcast of the year. Justin and I have SullyFootball back and he is better than ever as we discuss a myriad of topics that focus on the offensive line and prospects Arizona Cardinals fans need to know. We welcome @SullyFootball back to the show for a look at the 2023 NFL Draft Offensive Line prospects. Is Peter Skoronski a tackle or a guard? How good are the three Ohio State linemen? Which prospect is the most overrated? Plus, Sully’s five favorite O-line prospects, and his sleeper of the year. And of course, a...

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My Raiders’ 1st round pick — Take one

Christian Gonzalez | Photo by Stacy Revere/ Explaining my first mock pick for Las Vegas I have conducted my first NFL first round mock draft with the event looming in 30 days. Let’s take a look how it broke down for the Las Vegas Raiders: First six picks: Carolina Panthers: Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud Houston Texans Alabama quarterback Bryce Young Arizona Cardinals Alabama edge rusher Will Anderson Indianapolis Colts Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson Seattle Seahawks Kentucky quarterback Will Levis Detroit Lions Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter Las...

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Andy Kwong’s Arizona Cardinals Mock Draft 2.0: Trading down but still bolstering the trenches

Photo by David Becker/ Cardinals get arguably the top pass rusher in the draft The 2023 NFL Draft is only a month away which means it is time for another Arizona Cardinals mock draft. With the conclusion of the NFL Combine, Pro Days being underway, and situation with top prospect Jalen Carter, the stock for nearly every prospect is constantly fluctuating and changing. According to Pro Football Network’s Tony Pauline, the Cardinals will draft Ohio State center Luke Wypler on Day 2. NFL Insider Benjamin Allbright predicting Arizona potentially trading down in the first...


Best Cardinals NFL Draft trades if they decide to deal No. 3 pick

As the 2023 NFL Draft approaches, the anticipation grows more and more every day. A big part of that anticipation has to do with the trades, arguably the most exciting and unpredictable part of the draft. With the Chicago Bears trading the No. 1 pick to the Carolina Panthers earlier this month, the Arizona Cardinals […] The post Best Cardinals NFL Draft trades if they decide to deal No. 3 pick appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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ROTB Challenge: Vote for Draft Picks (via Chad Reuter’s CBS Mock)

Photo by Kevin Sabitus/ Using CBS Sports’ Chad Reuter’s most recent mock draft as a guide, vote for the player of your choice at each of the Cardinals’ picks. https://www.nfl.com/news/four-round-2023-nfl-mock-draft-1-0-raiders-trade-up-for-qb-hendon-hooker-in-roun TRADE: Cardinals send the #3 pick to the Colts for picks #4, #79, #105 and a 2024 3rd Round pick. Pick #4 Poll Pick #34 Pick #66 Pick #79 (via WAS/IND) Pick #96 Pick #105 Pick #106 (via IND) What players did you vote for? What were the most difficult choices? Write-in ballots very much...

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Report: Versatile OL Braeden Daniels to make Top-30 visit with Seahawks

Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Combine performance puts Utah lineman on Seahawks’ radar. The Seattle Seahawks’ pre-draft process continues, and the front office’s fascination with unique athletes is front and center with this one: Get familiar with @Utah_Football's Braeden Daniels! Lots of buzz in league circles for @B_Daniels71 Combine Formals: #Titans, #Dolphins, #Cardinals, #49ers. Top 30 with #Seahawks soon. https://t.co/qxaMCX9XbG— Justin M (@JustinM_NFL) March 25, 2023 Coincidentally, I had read an article about Braeden Daniels a couple...


Cardinals’ biggest need to address after first week of NFL free agency

The Arizona Cardinals are expected to make further changes during the 2023 NFL offseason. This should come as no surprise given the number of roster spots still available. Of course, they may do so through the draft or by continuing to scout the market for other possible free agents. Here we’ll look at the biggest […] The post Cardinals’ biggest need to address after first week of NFL free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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2023 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals stay put, take elite pass rusher in new ‘Beat Writer Mock Draft’

Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Everyone is making their mock draft predictions after free agency has happened and this week we have seen a number of options. The Athletic dropped their Beat Writer Mock Draft and Doug Haller has the Arizona Cardinals staying put and taking the best player in the 2023 NFL Draft. From The Athletic: 3. Arizona Cardinals: Will Anderson, edge, Alabama The Cardinals explored trade options but ultimately decided to stay put and take arguably the best player in the draft. Anderson was an elite pass rusher in college, and there’s...

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If the Arizona Cardinals are resetting expected to have a top 2024 NFL Draft pick...is anyone worth it?

Joe Rondone/The Republic / USA TODAY NETWORK Arizona has taken a tumble in power rankings and not “trying” to compete in 2023...meaning a high pick in 2024. Which begs the question of if there’s anyone is worth tanking for? The 2023 Cardinals have been a sharp departure from the team’s offseasons in the past. In 2013, the Cards new front office went after Carson Palmer, Rashad Johnson, Jerraud Powers, Karlos Dansby and Rashard Mendenhall and pulled out to a 10-6 record. They spent the new few offseasons through the 2016 season making major moves each offseason,...

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Seahawks move up, QBs go 1-2-3-4 in latest mock draft from The Athletic

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Seattle moves up to select Florida QB Anthony Richardson. In what seemed like an inevitability, someone - in this case, Ben Standing of The Athletic - has released a mock draft that would make NFL history if it actually happened. #1 = QB C.J. Stroud #2 = QB Bryce Young #3 = QB Anthony Richardson #4 = QB Will Levis And, at #5, the Seattle Seahawks Arizona Cardinals select Alabama EDGE Will Anderson Jr. Yeah, as if having the distinction of having quarterbacks taken off the board with each of the first 4 picks weren’t enough, this particular mock...

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Jaguars host former DL Calais Campbell on free agent visit

Photo by Courtney Culbreath/ The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted free agent defensive lineman Calais Campbell on Thursday, according to Demetrius Harvey of Jacksonville.com. Former Ravens DL Calais Campbell visited the #Jaguars today, per source. Could a reunion be on store for the 36-year-old? Campbell spent four years in Jacksonville from 2017-2019.— Demetrius Harvey (@Demetrius82) March 23, 2023 Campbell was originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals with the 50th overall pick of the 2008 NFL Draft. He spent his first nine seasons in Glendale, and played the...

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2023 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals hold the most important pick in the 2023 NFL Draft

Photo by Chris Coduto/ Yesterday we ran through two different 2023 NFL Draft scenarios with the two biggest names in the game, Mel Kiper Jr. and Daniel Jeremiah. Their mock drafts came out hours apart, so to see them both have the Arizona Cardinals drafting Will Anderson Jr. as the first non-quarterback taken was exciting. One thing that caught my eye more though was a note each had, with the same teams as potential trade down targets. From Kiper: If Las Vegas or Seattle gets involved, Arizona could get much more. From Jeremiah: I won’t be surprised if the Cardinals...

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2023 NFL Draft: Mel Kiper has the Arizona Cardinals moving down, drafting top defender in 2023 NFL Draft

Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Happy Tuesday one and all. The Godfather of draft coverage Mel Kiper Jr. has dropped his third mock draft and first of the post free agency period and has a message for Arizona Cardinals fans. Projected trade: Indy moves up Arizona’s pick at No. 3 is going to be coveted. It might now be the most important pick in the draft. That’s because we know quarterbacks are going to Carolina and Houston at the top of the board, but the Cardinals aren’t in the market for a passer. How far are they willing to slide down so a...

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2023 NFL Draft: Daniel Jeremiah has the Arizona Cardinals going edge rusher in 2023 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Apparently the big dogs got the memo it was time for a new 2023 NFL Mock Draft. We saw earlier today that Mel Kiper Jr. dropped his 2023 NFL Mock Draft 3.0, then to combat that, Daniel Jeremiah dropped his 2023 NFL Mock Draft 3.0. What does Jeremiah have the Arizona Cardinals doing? 3. Arizona Cardinals - Will Anderson Jr., Edge - Alabama I won’t be surprised if the Cardinals trade this pick to Indianapolis, Seattle or Las Vegas. If they stay here, Anderson makes the most sense for a team that desperately needs a difference-maker on the...

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2023 Seahawks Free Agents: L.J. Collier signs with Arizona Cardinals

Photo by Cooper Neill/ The 2019 first-round draft pick agreed to a one-year contract with Arizona. In a move that surprises absolutely no one, the Seattle Seahawks opted not to retain former first-round pick L.J. Collier. Instead, the defensive lineman will stay in the NFC West and play for the Arizona Cardinals next season. Collier agreed to a one-year contract, financial terms not yet disclosed. #Cardinals are signing former first-round pick L.J. Collier to a one-year deal. Interesting player -- didn't work out in Seattle but has pedigree, and Arizona plans to use...

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Arizona Cardinals sign former Seattle Seahawks first round pick L.J. Collier

Photo by Steph Chambers/ The Arizona Cardinals continue to fill out their 2023 roster with interesting pieces who need a fresh start. Today, the team announced they have signed former Seattle Seahawks first round pick in L.J. Collier. From the team: Collier (6-2, 291) comes to Arizona from Seattle where he was a first-round (29th overall) selection by the Seahawks in the 2019 NFL Draft from TCU. He appeared in 45 games (16 starts) the past four seasons with Seattle and had 40 tackles (24 solo), 3.0 sacks, 13 quarterback hits, six tackles for loss, and five passes...

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Pre-Snap Reads 3/21: Seahawks let go of fan favorite Al Woods

Photo by Lindsey Wasson/ Read! Big news as our Seattle Seahawks say goodbye to Al Woods, for now; Cardinals are still working on trading DeAndre Hopkins; and maybe Lamar to the Colts? Weirder things have happened. Thanks for being here! Seahawks News Is Dre'Mont Jones as good as adding a 1st round pick? Seahawks free agent-draft values - Seaside JoeAssessing how free agency has impacted Seattle's draft plans so far, 3/20/2023: Seaside Joe 1479 Updated horizontal board: 20th March « Seahawks Draft BlogHere is my post-combine updated horizontal board. It now includes...

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Arizona Cardinals go heavy on Alabama in first two rounds of 2023 NFL Mock Draft

Photo by Chris McDill/Icon Sportswire via Happy Monday one and all. The Arizona Cardinals have made several moves in free agency that have not moved the needle for fans. So, when it comes to the 2023 NFL Draft we will see if that gets fans a little more excited and it feels like this newest one from Trevor Sikkema of PFF will definitely have fans feeling someway. From PFF: 3. ARIZONA CARDINALS: ED WILL ANDERSON JR., ALABAMA The Cardinals could easily trade down here, but after losing Zach Allen in free agency, they badly need to shore up the defensive line. They...

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Red Rain Podcast: Are Cardinals Finished Signing Pre-Draft UFAs?

Here is today’s poll on Twitter (much revised thanks to y’all): The have $22M of free cap space (5th most in NFL), yet do you think they are finished with the pre-draft free agency despite glaring needs at DT, CB, C, QB?— Walter B J Mitchell (@WBJMItch) March 20, 2023 In this week’s podcast, with help from Kyler Ledbetter, I discuss this poll and the significance of the choices. Then, I discuss my current UFA wish list and offer a Mock draft that includes a Hopkins trade. How would you answer this poll question? What is your reaction to the Mock draft that...

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Pre-Snap Reads 3/20: The Seahawks may have the best outlook of any team in the NFC West

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports Read! Free agency has seen our Seattle Seahawks fill several holes in the roster and have put themselves in very good position do some interesting things in the upcoming draft. The 49ers, Cardinals, and Rams seem to be either treading water or sinking. Compared to their division rivals, do they have the brightest future? Seahawks News Rams now seem years behind Seahawks, are 49ers next? - Seaside Joe12 months ago, Rams were Super Bowl champs and Seattle traded Russell Wilson. What a league: Seaside Joe 1478 Free agency reaction live...

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2023 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals trade down, grab cornerback and extra first round pick in new 2023 NFL Mock Draft

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports With free agency underway the Arizona Cardinals needs are coming more and more into focus. And, they haven’t really changed from the before free agency, expect maybe they don’t have the urgency to draft a non-center early. Lucky for them, their biggest needs are the best position groups in the 2023 NFL Draft and a new CBS Sports 2023 NFL Mock Draft has the Cardinals making a move down, and adding picks and getting a new cornerback one. From CBS Sports: Round 1 Pick 7 - Trade from Las Vegas Raiders - Christian Gonzalez, CB -...

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Pre-Snap Reads 3/16: Jalen Carter has rough showing at Pro Day

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Read! Let’s see.... Seahawks tender Ryan Neal at a level that implies they plan on signing him; Cardinals finally sign some cats; and Jalen Carter looks not-so-hot at the University of Georgia Pro Day, complicating the Draft’s top ten even further. All that and more, below in the links! #np Body Wash by Mndsgn. Seahawks News Dre'Mont Jones film study: Standing ovation for versatile new Seahawks DL - Seaside JoePlus, odds of Drew Lock's return are increasing with Baker Mayfield news: Seaside Joe 1474 Seattle Seahawks earn an A grade for...

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Arizona Cardinals re-sign Will Hernandez to two-year contract

Photo by Michael Owens/ The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed another of their own free agent offensive lineman in Will Hernandez. From the team: Hernandez (6-3, 332) returns to the Cardinals after starting all 13 games he played in last season with Arizona. It marked the fourth time in his five NFL seasons that Hernandez started each game he appeared in. The 27-year old Hernandez came to Arizona in 2022 after playing his first four seasons with the New York Giants where he entered the league as a second-round pick (34th overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft out of UTEP....

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Los Angeles Rams to trade Jalen Ramsey to Miami Dolphins

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/ The Arizona Cardinals will no longer have to deal with Jalen Ramsey in the division. The Los Angeles Rams have traded the All Pro defensive back to the Miami Dolphins for tight end Hunter Long and the 77th overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. This is going to make it interesting to watch how the market for the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins shakes out now. The biggest thing is, the wide receiver market is bad, in both free agency and the 2023 NFL Draft, whereas the defensive back market is loaded, especially in this draft where...

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Cardinals release Markus Golden

Photo by Cooper Neill/ Greg Dortch signs exclusive rights tender With new management and new coaches often leads to big roster changes. Today the Arizona Cardinals have released outside linebacker Markus Golden, according to The Score’s NFL Insider Jordan Schultz. #AZCardinals are releasing Markus Golden, sources tell @theScore.— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) March 10, 2023 One of the more successful draft picks in recent memory for the Cardinals, Golden had an incredible career since being the No. 58 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was given the...

Kyler Murray will win Rookie of the Year - Ryan Clark | First Take

Ryan Clark predicts Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray will be the NFL Rookie of the Year and Max Kellerman says Washington Redskins QB Dwayne Haskins will turn out to be the most valuable player from the 2019 draft class. #FirstTake ✔