Instead, let us think of it as a beginning of the 2012 season.
The NFL draft won’t happen for another three long and lonely months, yet speculation of who will go where has already begun to run rampant. Every team in the NFL has needs it will try to fill through the NFL draft, and the Arizona Cardinals are no exception.
Despite a late-season resurgence, the 2011 Cardinals had clear areas of need on both sides of the ball. Even when a starter is getting it done, there are plenty of places where the team lacks depth. That’s bad news with injury so common in the NFL.
The Cardinals will surely address some of these needs through free agency, but the rest will fall to the draft.
How will things go for the Cards in April? Whom will they take? Keep clicking for a full seven-round mock draft prediction on how things might just shake out.