Last minute reality has kicked in from the over whelming helping of mock drafts, and many analyst had the Arizona Cardinals taking a quarterback coming up on the last days nearing the draft.
Steve Keim has the trust of the Cardinal fans around the Valley and there is a saying going around that says “in Keim we trust” and until he makes a questionable move that tilts that opinion of him then the Arizona faithful will continue to support his every move.
So that being said it is safe to say that the Cardinals do not have their eyes on a first round quarterback, simply because a quarterback may not be that high on their draft board of talent.
Taking the highest talent on the board after the first 19 best have been taken, leaves a host of players that could easily be on the talent board as the best available 20
According to the NFL.com prospect rankings the list of talent left after the first 19 picks, we see names the Cardinals have to choose from names like CB Darqueze Dennard, DE Stephan Tuitt, CB Kyle Fuller, FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, DE Kony Ealy, DE Dee Ford, and a few more.
The Cardinals have cornerback depth already and lacking pass rush that would help the backend of the defense, so the first pick in the draft at 20 would have to be narrowed down to who ever the top DE is on the ranking list.
So by this list of prospects, “with the 20th pick in the 2014 NFL draft the Arizona Cardinals select Dee Ford DE, out of Auburn.