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Terrell Suggs, D.J. Swearinger and Patrick Peterson highlight defensive talent of Arizona Cardinals in Madden 20 ratings

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Whether or not the Arizona Cardinals will be a good team in 2019 remains to be seen. They have a number of questions on the offensive side of the ball, including a question on the entire offensive line.

Yet, there are some positions, especially on defense to be excited about.

In the latest release of the Madden 20 player ratings, we see the Arizona Cardinals have quite a bit of remaining talent on the defensive side of the ball, and if the offense can pull its weight, this team could be an exciting surprise in 2019.

Madden had three defensive players with 83+ ratings for the Cardinals:

Terrell Suggs, the veteran outside linebacker still checks in at an 83 overall rating, which is impressive when you consider that is tied for the fourth highest on the Cardinals team.

D.J. Swearinger is also an 83, not too surprisingly Budda Baker did not make the cut in terms of the higher ranked safeties, but I expect that to change quickly once the season begins.

Finally, Patrick Peterson checks in with the highest grade on the Arizona Cardinals roster, with a 92, putting him as the fourth highest ranked corner in the league.

If some of the young guys can step up, this defense could help ease the transition of a rookie quarterback and head coach heading into 2019.

Edit: I wrongly tied Chandler Jones grade to Chris Jones, and now I think Chandler Jones is very underrated.