The 2017 NFL Draft has come and gone and through that the Arizona Cardinals have... Not improved?
The South Point Hotel in Las Vegas has produced their opening lines and for the Arizona Cardinals, Vegas thinks they are just as close to being the worst team in the division as the best:
Via @southpointlv:— Trevor Sikkema (@TampaBayTre) May 1, 2017
NFC West wins opening lines
SEA - 10.5
ARZ - 7.5
LAR - 5.5
SF - 4.5
After a brutal 7-8-1 season that saw an exodus of talent on defense, it makes sense that those not associated with the Arizona Cardinals have faint belief.
The Cardinals are relying on health and youth to help them get back to being one of the best teams in the NFC.
Despite the Cardinals winning 41 games over the past four years, they've only been in the playoffs twice and only won a single game when there.
It is these realities that stick more with the public than the great 2014 season pre-Palmer injury and the almost magical 2016 season.
For our sake, I hope Vegas is not just wrong, but really wrong in their Cardinals prognostications.