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Arizona Cardinals continue to build offense in newest 2017 NFL Mock Draft

The Arizona Cardinals get offensive and defensive weapons in newest mock draft exercise.

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The 2017 NFL Draft is going to be a fun one because the top players do not play positions that are typically drafted early.

No offensive tackles, only one or two edge defenders, maybe a wide receiver or two, but most of the top talents stand alone at inside linebacker, defensive tackle, safety and tight end.

That means one of two things.

There will either be some really talented players at 13 or... there will be some really talented players at 13 that the Arizona Cardinals may not have a need at.

That is where this draft came into play.

How do you balance this?

Let’s take a look.

Easy on this one:

Round 1 Pick 13 - O.J. Howard, TE Alabama

There are questions about if the Arizona Cardinals and Bruce Arians will utilize the tight end position enough.

First, yes and I will explain at a later date.

Second, with Howard’s skillset, he is more than just a tight end.

This one was a little tougher, but one named really caught my eye.

With the way the Arizona Cardinals roster sits as of now, he would fill potentially a couple of different needs.

Round 2 Pick 45 - Jabrill Peppers, S/LB Michigan

With Peppers the Arizona Cardinals have an athlete who plays either safety or linebacker, a need at both positions.

He also has amazing ability as a return man, so he fills multiple needs and is a special talent, even if he has “no position”.

Two quarterbacks, more safeties, edge players and a litany of wide receivers and running backs.

The third round is flush with talent.

Round 3 Pick 77 - JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR USC

Smith-Schuster is the perfect compliment to John Brown and J.J. Nelson and potential replacement for Larry Fitzgerald.

Physical before and after the catch, he may be a big slot receiver, but he has talent.

Decisions, decisions.

I could not decide what to do with this pick.

Yet, I still want someone dominant on the defensive line and there is a player that could do that.

Round 4 Pick 118 - Eddie Vanderdoes, DL UCLA

Vanderdoes is a former five star recruit who absolutely flashes brilliance at times. He also has lulls of non-impact, looks out of shape and has had a knee issue before.

Yet, if he is what is highs are, he would be one of the steals of this draft.

That is a worthwhile risk in round four.

What would you have done?