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2017 NFL Draft: Todd McShay three round Arizona Cardinals mock draft

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The Arizona Cardinals take athletes early and often in McShay’s newest mock draft.

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With the 2017 NFL Draft only 15 days away, the mock drafts, the rumors and everything else are coming out in full force.

Todd McShay of ESPN dropped his first three round mock draft of the season and I am anxious to see the reaction from the fans.

From McShay:

Round 1 (13): David Njoku, TE, Miami (Fla.)
Round 2 (45): Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan
Round 3 (77): Nathan Peterman, QB, Arizona

With TEs Jermaine Gresham and Troy Niklas still in town, Njoku wouldn't have to be an every-down player from Day 1 in Arizona, but he'd give Carson Palmer another dimension in the passing game because of his freakish skill set. The Cardinals have shown the ability to develop versatile defensive backs (Tyrann Mathieu and Deone Bucannon), and Peppers would be another intriguing project for them. He has limitations, but I love his competitiveness. With Carson Palmer now 37 and no QB of the future on the roster, Arizona needs to draft a QB with some developmental upside in this year's draft. I snagged Peterman in Round 3, but they could take one with an earlier pick if the board falls right.

Njoku early? Peppers falling? I have said my piece on Nathan “Drew Stanton” Peterman, but I get the pick. If his upside is Kirk Cousins, then you take that risk in round three.

What are your thoughts?