4 – Zaven Collins
2022 Statistics: 100 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 interception
No one on the Arizona Cardinals defense made a bigger jump than Zaven Collins next to perhaps Marco Wilson. Collins, formerly regarded as a bust, solidified his spot in the starting lineup this season and should become a force in 2023.
3 – Budda Baker
2022 Statistics: 111 tackles, 7 passes deflected, 2 interceptions, 1 forced fumble
Baker made his fifth Pro Bowl and he has easily become one of the league’s best all around safeties. Look for the budding stalwart to pick up right where he left off next season with what should be a vastly-improved Arizona Cardinals defense.
2 – Marco Wilson
2022 Statistics: 58 tackles, 10 passes deflected, 3 interceptions, 1 forced fumble
Once regarded as a wasted pick, Wilson finished the season as the best corner on the team and perhaps the best cover man. His statistics above also tell just half the story, as he earns the Number Two ranking thanks to opponents logging just a 77.1 passer rating against him, plus a meager 57.3% completion percentage.