Friday, April 29, 2011
Day 2 draft glance: Arizona Cardinals
By Mike Sando
A quick look at where the Arizona Cardinals stand following the first round of the 2011 NFL draft:
Selected: Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
Picks remaining: Seven
Biggest needs: Quarterback, pass-rusher
Comment: The Cardinals have options. The longer the draft goes, the harder it becomes finding a quarterback talented enough to affect the depth chart. Arizona appears likely to pursue a veteran either way. The team missed on outside linebacker Cody Brown in the second round two years ago. Da'Quan Bowers could be available this time. Like O'Brien Schofield, a player Arizona drafted last year, Bowers has serious medical concerns thanks to a bad knee. I wouldn't rule out a tight end if Notre Dame's Kyle Rudolph remained available.