5 most improved Arizona Cardinals during the 2021 season

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The Arizona Cardinals may have collapsed to end the 2021 season. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t see individual improvements on their roster.

You can place plenty of players into the following slides. But these Arizona Cardinals showed their worth in 2021. No, they’re not all under contract for next season.

But judging from their 2021 performances, Cardinals general manager Steve Keim needs to at least consider bringing them back, even if it means moving others around.

Statistics weren’t the only thing measured. One player was on his way to his best season before a season-ending injury. Another had a breakout season, while a third rose up from adversity. Another two showed leaps in their young careers.

So, who were the five most improved Arizona players of 2021? Keep reading to find out.