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Arizona Cardinals get next Dion Lewis in Fordham's Chase Edmonds

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The Cardinals get a dynamic change of pace and third down back in round four.

NCAA Football: Fordham at Army Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals have continued their offensive overhaul for the 2018 season with their fourth pick in the 2018 NFL Draft they have taken running back Chase Edmonds out of Fordham.

We knew the Cardinals liked Edmonds as they have taken an ample amount of time to get to know the young running back out of Fordham.

Our own Justin Higdon loved Edmonds, ranking him as the eighth best back in this class, giving him a late day two, early day three grade.

What makes Edmonds so good is his dynamic change of direction ability.

His short shuttle and three-cone time are beyond ridiculous, they are in the elite category.

Here is what Justin said about the player:

One of my favorite small-school prospects, Edmonds absolutely dominated the FCS for three seasons before battling injuries as a senior. Unfortunately, after a quick start at Shrine Game practices in January, he was forced out of that event with an ankle issue as well. But Edmonds was back to health for the combine and looked terrific in agility drills. Draftniks have since connected him to New England, where he would appear to be an ideal replacement for free agent defection Dion Lewis.

Key Stat: 23.2 touches 153.8 scrimmage yards 1.7 touchdowns per game in 44 career games.

Edmonds will be a great addition to the backfield group, the question becomes… who is the odd man out?