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Arizona Cardinals one of most improved in NFL after early free agency

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With the Arizona Cardinals making big moves and changes the NFL is looking just a bit different.

Pro Football Focus took a look at the week one changes in the NFL and named winners and losers after the first week.

Of course the Cardinals are on the list, you can check out all of their list and even more of what they have to say about the Cardinals and why they are winners.


Regardless of what they do the rest of the offseason (barring something like trading Kyler Murray for a pack of gum), the Cardinals will be a better team next season simply due to the Hopkins trade. If you want the full picture of what Hopkins brings to the table, my colleague Anthony Treash wrote a piece following the deal that can be found here, but it’s safe to say that he completely changes that offense.

DeAndre Hopkins brings an element to the Cardinals that they have not had since 2015 and he will change the makeup of the Cardinals offense, all of that is a given.

However, while the names of the defenders signed by the Cardinals are not big in the PFF world, they are sure upgrades for the Cardinals moving forward.

The Cardinals offseason is getting huge praise and rightly so.