NFL mock drafts can be tricky to put together. Taking others’ mock drafts and dissecting them is easier to do, and that is just what will happen throughout this column.
The Arizona Cardinals sit in a good position at No. 7 in Round 1 of April’s NFL draft, and when the time comes to finally make a selection, there will be good players available at that spot who can make an immediate impact with the team.
No matter what, the Cardinals are going to get a good football player—be it a lineman, a pass-rusher or even a quarterback. You have seen me denounce taking a quarterback in the first round for months, and while my mindset will not change, the fact is that the top quarterbacks are still good football players.
They simply are not worth taking in Round 1 with so much other talent available at the top of the draft.
Here are the players the experts have mocked to Arizona at No. 7 as well as what I think of their picks and analyses.