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Arizona Cardinals have 12th pick in 2018 NFL Draft

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The Arizona Cardinals win moves then back outside of the top ten in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Arizona Cardinals 2005 Headshots

The season is one where every week brings a new feeling.

Could the Arizona Cardinals really still be in playoff contention, or is math just working on their side right now?

Are they going to win enough games to keep themselves out of the top ten in the 2018 NFL Draft?

That's the interesting part moving forward.

The Cardinals have not quit on Bruce Arians and the staff of the Cardinals.

The defense seems to have turned the corner and the offense is… Well, bad but still.

The win over the Titans pushed the Cardinals back into the middle of round one, although the Dolphins surprise win over the Patriots moved them back up one spot.

Here is the 2018 NFL Draft order as of 12/12/17:

  1. Cleveland Browns
  2. New York Giants
  3. Indianapolis Colts
  4. San Francisco 49ers
  5. Denver Broncos
  6. Cleveland Browns via Houston Texans
  7. Chicago Bears
  8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  9. Cincinnati Bengals
  10. New York Jets
  11. Washington Redskins
  12. Arizona Cardinals
  13. Oakland Raiders
  14. Miami Dolphins
  15. Baltimore Ravens
  16. Los Angeles Chargers
  17. Dallas Cowboys
  18. Detroit Lions
  19. Green Bay Packers
  20. Seattle Seahawks

The Cardinals sit with one of the worst strength of schedules in the NFL, only the Bengals is worse inside teams picking top 15, so they'll win most of the tie-breakers that come out of these things.

Picking 12th, that would have landed Marshon Lattimore or Deshaun Watson from last year. Yet, is there the same depth of dynamic talent in this draft?

Watson looked like the last blue chipper, early at least.

The Cardinals face two teams picking front of them over their last three games.

How high or low do they go?