The whole thing about the NFL Draft is we know a lot, until we don’t.
When you have names to sort through, you need as much information as you can get to break some times.
Look at the pre-combine wide receiver rankings that came out throughout the web, then, as new information is gathered, those rankings change.
It is why I try to wait until I have all the information, the last of it being the NFL Combine numbers.
While numbers should not define a prospect, it should tell the last part of the story we are writing.
We have what they did on film, then we have to see if those numbers make sense.
Did Taywan Taylor roast defensive backs because he is an elite athlete, or did he roast defensive backs because he played in a bad conference with weak athletic competition?
What about Zay Jones? Carlos Henderson?
These are all non power five players where we had questions and the last part was answered.
However, there are others that played at big schools that we were able to find out more about, and now they have some upside intrigue for the Arizona Cardinals.
Here are three wide receivers to know on day three (and hopefully not before) of the 2017 NFL Draft for the Arizona Cardinals.
Amara Darboh, WR Michigan: Michigan has been plagued with inconsistent quarterback play that has caused their wide receivers to go mostly unnoticed and under utilized.
Darboh is the size speed combo that could fit into what Bruce Arians wants to do, the question is can he become the route runner he needs to be? At 6-2 215lbs, running a 4.45 forty, if the price is right, Darboh can be a nice day three player to work out.
Malachi Dupre, WR LSU: Much like Darboh, Dupre has been stuck with LSU quarterbacks, which is really all you need to write to tell that story.
Dupre is a special size, speed, leaping ability type, who can be a big bodied deep threat to start his career in the NFL.
Josh Malone, WR Tennessee: Malone was the best player, statistically of this group, finishing with 11 touchdowns in 2016. He has speed and size, but he still makes you scratch your head on why he didn’t do more.
He turned heads at the combine turning in a 4.4 flat forty at 6-3 and 200lbs, which makes him all the more interesting.
There are plenty of more receivers out there, but these three caught my attention that could be had on day three, what do you think?