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2015 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals big board and player grades

A look at how I would rank the players on the Arizona Cardinals Big Board

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First, this is not a rankings list, there are ZERO first or second round wide receivers for me on the Cardinals big board, so that right there shows you this is not an overall talent look, so please understand that before I have to hear about no Kevin White or Amari Cooper anywhere.

If you think the Cardinals would draft a WR in round one or two, I can get on board with that, but this is my GUESS at what I think the Cardinals board would and should look like.

Also, this started out being in order, but then I realized that it was too hard to keep all my rankings straight.

There are definitely names left off and after two hours of trying to complete the board and screwing up, I could have erased or lost a name, but who knows. There are also guys I like, Duke Johnson, that I have higher grades on, but because I am trying to rank them for the Cardinals specifically, I wouldn't want to draft Duke in round one, but if he was available in round two, I think he would make sense.

Any questions please feel free to get to me on Twitter @SCoxFB or in the comments.

The idea behind the "Horizontal Board" is that it allows for the Cardinals and fans to look at names at the same time while also looking at needs while assessing what talent is left on the board.

Round one OT's for example are all players I think could come in and beat out Bobby Massie on day one, while those in round two and three I know are more about the future.

Hope that makes sense, because I am not sure it does.

Also, I have more names that will come along as the process plays out.













Jameis Winston

Todd Gurley

Andrus Peat

Cameron Irving

Vic Beasley

Stephone Anthony

Marcus Peters

Leonard Williams

TJ Clemmings

Brandon Scherff

Bud Dupree

Shaq Thompson

Kevin Johnson

Michael Bennett

Jake Fisher

Randy Gregory

Eric Rowe

Malcolm Brown

Marcus Mariota

Preston Smith

Byron Jones

Mario Edwards Jr

Owamagbe Odighizuwa

Dante Fowler Jr


Jay Ajayi

Maxx Williams

DJ Humphries

La'el Collins

Shane Ray


Rondald Darby

Landon Collins

Arik Armstead

Melvin Gordon

Donovan Smith

Laken Tomlinson

Eli Harold

Eric Kendricks

PJ Williams

Damarious Randall

Danny Shelton

Duke Johnson

AJ Cann

Trae Waynes

Carl Davis

Tevin Coleman

Jalen Collins

Jordan Phillips

Eddie Goldman


Brett Hundley

David Johnson

Tyler Lockett

Jeff Heuerman

Rob Havenstein

Ty Sambrailo

Danielle Hunter

Kwon Alexander

Alex Carter

Clayton Geathers

Henry Anderson

David Cobb

Tre McBride

Clive Walford

Daryl Williams

Nate Orchard

Bryce Hager

Steven Nelson

Marcus Hardison

TJ Yeldon

Phillip Dorsett

Hau'oli Kikaha

Mike Davis

Trey Flowers


Garrett Grayson

Javorius Allen

Kenny Bell

Corey Williams

BJ Finney

Davis Tull

Paul Dawson

Ibraheim Campbell

Andy Galik

Anthony Chickillo

Ben Heeney

Cody Prewitt

Hroniss Grasu

Marcus Rush

Kurtis Drummond

Shaq Mason

Lorenzo Mauldin


Zach Zenner

Ty Montgomery

Jesse James

Cody Prewitt

Justin Hamilton

Tyler Varga

Antwan Goodley

McCoyle Pruitt

Joey Mbu

John Crockett

Cameron Artis-Payne


Sean Mannion

Macolm Brown

Wes Saxton

Karlos Williams


Chris Bonner