Given the influx at the quarterback position and the stale nature of the offensive line, the Arizona Cardinals 2012 draft class can't be fully judged as a whole. Yet they can be judged as individual players based on their roles as players on offense, defense and special teams.
Five wins doesn't accurately represent the talent associated with the 2012 rookie class, but it does represent the fact that this team does need help going forward and this past years draft class is a good starting point.
There were plenty of highs and lows for all seven of the rookie contributors. However, they all have one thing on their side—they all logged time in an NFL game, which means they all know what it's like to play at the highest level.
No one can take that experience away from them. That experience will better equip them for the 2013 season.
With that being said, let us take a look at each player's individual grade, based on their performance, from the 2012 season.