Arizona Cardinals 2018 NFL Draft

Arizona Cardinals 2018 NFL Draft

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Arizona Cardinals 2018 mock drafts, last year draft recap, Arizona Cardinals draft needs, 2018 draft trades.

GM: Steve Keim

Head Coach: Bruce Arians

Offensive Coordinator: Harold Goodwin

Defensive Coordinator: James Bettcher

Offensive Scheme: Vertical

Defensive Scheme: 3-4

2018 NFL Mock Drafts

DraftBlaster 2018 Mock Draft

Draft Geek 2018 Mock Draft

 

Arizona Cardinals Previous Draft

1/13 Haason Reddick ILB TEMPLE
2/36 Budda Baker S WASHINGTON
3/98 Chad Williams WR GRAMBLING
4/115 Dorian Johnson G PITTSBURGH
5/157 Will Holden OT VANDERBILT
5/179 T.J. Logan RB NORTH CAROLINA
6/208 Rudy Ford S AUBURN

Post Draft Thoughts:

“While three teams moved up to take a quarterback, the Cardinals quietly replenished a defense that lost some key parts. They didn’t panic and got a player that many had in their top 10 at pick 13, and added an extremely versatile defensive back in the next round. The Cardinals can win now, they just need to stop losing games that they should win. They added an excellent guard that fell to them in the 4th round who comes from a pro style system and can step in immediately.  T.J. Logan is an exciting playmaker and should boost their special teams from day 1. They will have to start to make a plan at QB, but were smart not to mortgage their current assets to get one in this draft.”

2018 NFL Draft

The Cardinals might have considered drafting a quarterback in last year’s draft, but instead were able to add some excellent pieces to a defense that needed an injection of youth. Their front office is in a precarious position as Bruce Arians does not like rookie quarterbacks, and on top of that does not see value in college quarterbacks that are not coming from a pro style system. Carson Palmer is at the end of his career, and players at his age simply don’t come back from injuries quickly. The Cardinals don’t seem likely to draft a QB from a predominantly spread system, and might have a prospect in mind after the first round that can learn a year or two before being asked to start.

Arizona Cardinals 2018 NFL Draft Needs

QB, CB, OT, OG, TE

 

2018 NFL Draft Trades for the Arizona Cardinals

Round 1
Houston to Cleveland
Kansas City to Buffalo

Round 2
Houston to Cleveland
Los Angeles Rams to Buffalo
New Orleans to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Cleveland
San Francisco to New England
Seattle to New York Jets

Round 3
Buffalo to Carolina
Chicago to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Buffalo
Seattle to Houston

Round 4
Arizona to Chicago
Carolina to Cleveland
Minnesota to Philadelphia to Miami
Minnesota to Philadelphia
Philadelphia to Miami
Pittsburgh to San Francisco
San Francisco to Denver

Round 5
Atlanta to Denver
Dallas to New York Jets
Houston to Seattle
Kansas City to Cleveland
Miami to New Orleans
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to San Francisco
Oakland to Seattle
San Francisco to Pittsburgh
Seattle to Philadelphia

Round 6
Buffalo to Los Angeles Rams
Detroit to Los Angeles Rams
Pittsburgh to Cleveland to Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Pittsburgh to Cleveland
Cleveland to Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Seattle to Oakland

Round 7
Kansas City to San Francisco
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Buffalo to Carolina
Minnesota to Seattle
New England to Cincinnati
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to Seattle
Philadelphia to Seattle
Seattle to New York Jets
Seattle to New England
Tampa Bay to Miami

Conditional / Yet to be Have Details Released
Arizona to Kansas City
Arizona to New Orleans
Baltimore to Arizona
Baltimore to Los Angeles Rams
Buffalo to Green Bay
Cincinnati to Jacksonville
Jacksonville to Miami
New England to Philadelphia
New York Giants to Pittsburgh


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