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Arizona Cardinals Pre Training Camp 53 Man Roster Predictions

What does one writer believe the Arizona Cardinals roster look like in game one?

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Pre Training Camp 53 Man Roster Projections for the Arizona Cardinals

QB (2):

Carson Palmer
Drew Stanton

No Matt Barkley, as the Cardinals use the extra roster spot in the secondary with the Justin Bethel unknown.

RB (4):

David Johnson
Chris Johnson
Andre Ellington
Stepfan Taylor

Moving along.

WR (6):

Larry Fitzgerald
John Brown
Michael Floyd
J.J. Nelson
Brittan Golden
Jaxon Shipley

Jaron Brown's time comes to an end, but the Arizona Cardinals still keep six wide receivers.

TE (3):

Darren Fells
Jermain Gresham
Ifeanyi Momah

Troy Niklas says goodbye.

OL (8):

Jared Veldheer
Mike Iupati
A.Q. Shipley
Evan Mathis
D.J. Humprhies
Earl Watford
Evan Boehm
Cole Toner

The backend is the only question mark and the only question is do they keep eight or nine players?

Offense: 23

DL: (8)

Calais Campbell
Corey Peters
Frostee Rucker
Robert Nkemdiche
Rodney Gunter
Red Bryant
Ed Stinson
Josh Mauro

Went with Red Bryant over Xavier Williams (who I think is a very good player) because of the need to have a good mix of vets with youth.

Linebackers (9)

Chandler Jones
Kevin Minter
Markus Golden
Kareem Martin
Alex Okafor
Shaquille Riddick
Alani Fua
Gabe Martin
Donald Butler

Didn't count Deone, wanted to keep the CFL transplant, but went chalk for week one.

Defensive Backs (10)

Patrick Peterson
Deone Bucannon
Tyrann Mathieu
Justin Bethel
Tony Jefferson
Brandon Williams
Harlan Miller
Marqui Christian
Mike Jenkins
Tyvon Branch

This is the hardest position, without a doubt.  I kept Jenkins right now because of the uncertainty of Bethel, but Jenkins and D.J. Swearinger can switch in a heartbeat.

Special Teams:

Chandler Catanzaro and two others

That's my 53, what do you think?

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