Arizona Cardinals stay put in first round in 2022 re-draft of first three picks

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The Arizona Cardinals don’t panic at wide receiver, instead take a cornerback

The Arizona Cardinals are a confusing bunch. When you consider the fact that they reduced OTA’s last year after the 2020 season allowed virtually nothing at all and then traded a first-round draft pick for a wide receiver that hardly performed better than the second-round pick of theirs that they just cut (Christian Kirk).

The Cardinals should have definitely kept their first-round pick and used it to fill a need that’s been needing to get fixed for a few years now. Instead, the cornerback position hasn’t been helped in the higher draft rounds- only to see mid-to-late picks get selected and turn out to be average at best.

Kaiir Elam (or any corner still on the board at this point) would still have been a better choice. Now there’s just a logjam at wide receiver, and Rondale Moore may not see as much playing time as he should.

Let’s revisit this re-draft in a year and see what plays out.