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An early and late round pick that will help the Arizona Cardinals

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The Arizona Cardinals hold the 16th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and their needs are apparent at this point.

Before free agency even starts the team needs for the Cardinals starts with the cornerback position.

That is why Pro Football Focus brought two players that the Cardinals could use in the 2021 NFL Draft on day one and on day two.


Early-Round Fit: Caleb Farley, Virginia Tech

Later- Round Fit: Shakur Brown, Michigan State

Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph is known for his zone-heavy schemes, and Farley and Brown both have proven adept at playing off. The only question is if the opt-out Farley falls all the way to No. 16. Brown, on the other hand, would be perfect toward the end of Day 2.

People know about Farley, he is maybe the top corner in the 2021 NFL Draft. However, Brown is a name that will definitely pick up steam throughout the process, because of how athletic he is and what his tape has looked like throughout his brief career.

That is the main thing with the Cardinals in this draft, if they don’t get a corner early in the draft, there are a couple like Brown that will be available on day two.

We will look at more of them as we get closer.