As the Arizona Cardinals prepare for the 2020 NFL Draft they do so in an unusual way.
Fortunately they are not the only team having to deal with it and that becomes a major storyline in this draft.
For the Cardinals though, the biggest storyline will be how they deploy their 2020 draft capital.
They have already secured a great wide receiver with their second round pick, now how do they bolster the rest of the roster?
One position that needs addressed is that of the defensive line. While the Cardinals have already met with Derrick Brown and Javon Kinlaw, two possibilities with the eighth pick, they have also done a ton of work on day two defensive linemen.
We looked at Leki Fotu yesterday and today we look at Neville Gallimore of Oklahoma.
The 6-2 304lbs Gallimore would be a defensive end type in Vance Joseph’s 34 defense and is a likely day two pick.
While he did not do all the testing at the combine, he did enough to get an idea of what type of player he can be.
When you look at Gallimore’s testing numbers combined with his work at Oklahoma, you see a steady improvement. He went from 1.5 sacks his first two years with the Sooners to 7 sacks the final two seasons.
He went from 5.5 tackles for loss to 11.5 tackles for loss.
Gallimore’s improvement and athleticism make him a great target on day two of the draft.
He projects on the high end to be like Larry Ogunjobi of the Cleveland Browns.
On the low end, he has the makings of a rotational defensive lineman in the mold of Montravius Adams.
Could Gallimore make it to the 72nd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft? Would you be interested in him in the third round?