5 best Arizona Cardinals draft selections of the 2010s

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The Arizona Cardinals front office picked five particular players in the NFL Draft during the 2010s that easily stood out among all the rest.

The 2010s were a rollercoaster ride for the Arizona Cardinals and their fans. When all was said and done, the team made it to the NFL playoffs just two times during that less than successful decade. While the on-field results for the Cards may not have been great, some of the college prospects that the front office brought to the desert during that time certainly were.

As any executive in the league would admit, any draft selection during any given round can be a hit or a miss. Some youngsters have what it takes to compete at the highest level, while others fall well short of the mark.

The following are five draft selections that were made by Arizona during the 2010s that the club’s decision-makers definitely got right.