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Five names to know on the 2018 NFL waiver wire for the Arizona Cardinals

Who are some newly released players who could fit on the Arizona Cardinals on the waiver wire?

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens Patrick McDermott-USA TODAY Sports

For the Arizona Cardinals the first 53-man roster of 2018 was a painstaking process.

Part of the slow play is that the team likes to get as much info on the players who are already released before they finalize their roster.

That allows them to prioritize positions of need on the waiver wire and free agency who may make sense.

In fact, there are quite a bit of a available players you can point to that could be fits on the Arizona Cardinals.

Here are five players to keep an eye on in the waiver wire process.

Dimitri Flowers, FB - An intriguing fullback prospect, if the Cardinals want two on the roster, Flowers is a nice fit who can be a bit of a hybrid fullback/H-Back/tight end type.

Nick O’Leary, TE - If the Cardinals want to bring in an experienced tight end, O’Leary is a nice option. He is no where near a tight end one, but as a third tight end, or a second until Jermaine Gresham is back to 100%.

Caleb Brantley, DT - A really solid athlete for his size, Brantley has been plagued by off field issues that cost him draft status. Yet, he came into the NFL and had no issues in Cleveland in year one. A supreme talent at Florida, could Steve Wilks and Al Holcomb get the most out of him?

Breshad Perriman, WR - A massive bust for the Baltimore Ravens, the former first round pick could be the type that just needs a change of scenery. The Cardinals receiver depth chart is... interesting. So throwing things at the wall couldn’t make it worse, right?

DeAngelo Yancey, WR - You can see where my head is. Wide receiver seems weak. Yancey was cut from a deep Packers roster, and he offers a similar style to J.J. Nelson, just in a jumbo package. Yancey isn’t going to be a guy who lives as a WR2/3, but he could be a stellar one-trick pony type.

Who are you hoping to see the Arizona Cardinals make a play for on the waiver wire?