Arizona Cardinals could make these three budget trades

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The Arizona Cardinals haven’t had any “Keim Time” moves yet in the 2022 offseason.

While the chances of an earth-shattering trade this late into the year are rather slim, the Arizona Cardinals could benefit from moving some smaller pieces of their team around through the trade market.

Given Kyler Murray’s ongoing talks about his contract situation moving slower than traffic on I-17 during a Holiday weekend, Keim would be limited in what moves he can make. Additionally, the Arizona Cardinals currently have about 11 million in cap space at the time of this writing.

So, for those budget-friendly trades, let’s get right into the first one.

Arizona Cardinals could get another “Kenyan Drake” in Myles Gaskin

Before the Kenyan Drake deniers come out of the woodwork, let’s just say that he’d make an excellent tandem with James Conner right about now. Getting back to the subject matter, the Arizona Cardinals have a wide-open RB2 spot on the roster.

Nobody knows who is going to fill that spot. Darrel Williams? Most likely. Eno Benjamin? He’s got a decent shot. Keaontay Ingram? Most likely not.

The unknown of this running back group is what makes it so hard to decipher. Miles Gaskin nearly had 1,000 yards from scrimmage in the past two seasons. While his contract is just above that of Williams (Williams 1.5M to  Gaskin’s 2.5M), it’s still a relatively cheap trade in case the Cardinals opt to release both Benjamin and Ingram.

Gaskin could be the odd man out after Chase Edmonds, and Tyreek Hill arrived to take touches away.

Send off Andy Isabella to Miami, where recent Cardinals draft busts go to have their careers on life support (Josh Rosen, anyone?).