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Arizona Cardinals ignore quarterbacks in later rounds of draft

Arizona Cardinals ignore quarterbacks in later rounds of draft

azcentral.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
When quarterbacks finally started flying off draft boards in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, the Cardinals simply looked the other way with no interest. Despite saying it makes sense to draft a quarterback every year, they didn't take one…
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  • Thoughts as Cardinals draft for defense

    Thoughts as Cardinals draft for defense

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Arizona Cardinals have drafted for defense with three of their first four selections in the 2013 NFL draft after ranking 31st last season with 25 offensive touchdowns. Misplaced priorities? Not necessarily. The team upgraded at quarterback by adding…
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  • Arizona Cardinals take Texas' Alex Okafor, James Madison's Earl…

    Arizona Cardinals take Texas' Alex Okafor, James Madison's Earl Watford, Stanford's Stepfan Taylor in NFL draft

    azcentral.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Cardinals opened the third day of the draft by selecting Texas defensive end/outside linebacker Alex Okafor in the fourth round. Okafor has ideal size (6-feet-4-inches, 264 pounds) for the position. He started for three years at Texas, recording 23 …
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  • Chargers say Manti Te’o was well worth trading up

    Chargers say Manti Te’o was well worth trading up

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013
    The San Diego Chargers spent both their second-round pick and their fourth-round pick on former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o. And they think they got a steal. When Te’o was still available with the Cardinals on the clock at pick No. 38, the Charge
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  • Arizona Cardinals get big upside in 2nd and 3rd rounds of the N…

    Arizona Cardinals get big upside in 2nd and 3rd rounds of the NFL draft

    azcentral.com Apr 27, 2013
    A day after drafting one of the higher-rated guards to come along in decades, the Cardinals landed two more players Friday that at least once were viewed as potential first-round picks. "Oh, I don't think there's any doubt about that, talent-wise,&…
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  • Jonathan Cooper suits Arizona Cardinals fine

    Jonathan Cooper suits Arizona Cardinals fine

    azcentral.com Apr 27, 2013
    Jonathan Cooper is a self-made man. Well almost. As dapper as he looked in his black suit and checkered shirt on Friday, he had to rely on a Cardinals employee to knot his tie. Good thing team President Michael Bidwill was available.
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  • Video - 'Top 100 Players of 2013': Daryl Washington 02:42

    'Top 100 Players of 2013': Daryl Washington

    Apr 27
    Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is voted the 94th best player in the NFL according to his peers on the "Top 100 Players of 2013."
  • Video - 'Top 100 Players of 2013': Daryl Washington 02:42

    'Top 100 Players of 2013': Daryl Washington

    Apr 27
    Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is voted the 94th best player in the NFL according to his peers on the "Top 100 Players of 2013."

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more Snaps

    Apr 27
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
  • 2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losers

    Apr 27
    The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - The draft's five best and five worst matches

    Apr 27
    Which players landed in great situations, and which weren't as lucky?
  • Jim Trotter: New Chargers GM Telesco shows backbone with Te'o pick

    Apr 27
    SAN DIEGO -- Chargers owner Dean Spanos hates distractions, and though some might find this hard to believe, he does care about public perception. Like when his football people are considering a potentially controversial decision. In situations like tha…