5 DE for Arizona Cardinals to target in free agency
Andre Branch, Jacksonville Jaguars
Branch is very similar to Jackson. Branch also has 14 sacks in his first four seasons. He had four sacks in 2015 for the Jaguars. He is 6-5 and 26 years old. He will turn 27 this summer before the season starts though.
Branch had a much better second-half of 2015. He was much more active down the stretch but he also didn’t start any games until after their bye in week seven last season. He’s a guy the Cardinals may be able to fit in under the radar. He would be a nice pickup for anyone and there is a chance he could be re-signed by the Jaguars. However they have an older Chris Clemons to deal with as well.
Clemons is a free-agent as well. Clemons would be a nice get for anyone however his age plays a factor. He is 34, will turn 35 in October. He is almost eight years older than Branch. The Cardinals will only get better over a longer period of time with younger players at the position.
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