The Arizona Cardinals fell short of the playoffs last season; however it was still a great year for some individual players. Many players grew and several players stepped up in a big way, leaving fans with high hopes for the 2012 campaign.
Heading into the season, Arizona has all of the tools to be a playoff team and all they have to do is execute. Outside of the desert, not many people are giving the Cardinals a chance and several players are being overlooked.
Over the next few slides, we will take a look at five players who will exceed their expectations and help lead the Arizona Cardinals to the playoffs in 2012.