When projecting the Arizona Cardinals’ final 53-man roster for September, it is apparent both the present and the future are bright for those in Cardinal Red. Most positions are deep with talent and well stocked to succeed for many years, a direct result of general manager Steve Keim’s quick overhaul of the roster last offseason.
As of now, just 19 players from the Ken Whisenhunt era still reside on Arizona’s roster—the recently departed Ryan Williams lasted the longest of all Whisenhunt running backs, and only Ryan Lindley remains from the disaster that was the quarterbacks’ room.
How many rookies could see significant playing time? On a roster as deep and talented as this, you may be surprised at the amount. Let’s dive in.