We love mock drafts! It is all sorts of fun to discuss who might be available for a team at their particular pick. In SB Nation's latest mock draft by Dan Kadar, he projects the Arizona Cardinals filling a couple of key problem areas.
At the top of the draft, Jameis Winston goes number one and Leonard Williams follows. Marsuc Mariota falls to the sixth pick overall.
But what we care most about are the Cardinals and what they do with the 24th pick.
The 24th pick brings a name that has yet to come up for the Cardinals. Kadar projects the Cardinals land South Carolina guard A.J. Cann.
The Cardinals have been open about wanting to add competition at the interior blocking positions. It's clear that 2013 first-round pick Jonathan Cooper just can't get on the field, so his draft position shouldn't stop the Cardinals from making another run at the position in the first round. Cann is the draft's best pure guard prospect and brings the sort of physicality that would boost the team's line.
Interior line is one of the areas the team wants to address this offseason. This potentially could be a solid move. After all, other players previously projected to go at 24 are long gone in this mock -- T.J. Clemmings, La'el Collins. Andrus Peat is still available, though.
In the second round (the 55th pick), Arizona lands a linebacker who has been mocked to go the Cardinals in the first round -- Miami's Denzel Perryman.
If the Cardinals don't target a linebacker in the first round, they could get lucky and find someone like Perryman in the second. While he's not on Kendricks' level as a coverage linebacker, he's good in every other area.
What would you think of a first two rounds that landed a top guard and one of the more athletic inside linebackers?