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Ranking best system fits for Cardinals at #4 and with possible trade down

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Here are some analytics, videos and questions regarding the top prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft

Here is a close look at some of the top prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft who might be at or near the top of Monti Ossenfort’s and Dave Sears’ board.

Brock Bowers, TE, 6-4, 240, Georgia —- most versatile and dynamic playmaker the Cardinals could want in their 12 and 13 personnel themed offense.

Eye Test:

2. Joe Alt, T, 6-8, 322, Notre Dame —- checks...

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Josh Weinfuss

Kyler Murray took a career-high 25% of his snaps under center, but was it effective?

The Arizona quarterback embraced the change in Drew Petzing's 2023 offense.

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Seth Cox

NFL salary cap comes in even higher than expected for 2024 NFL season

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The Arizona Cardinals will have almost $60 million in cap space before making any moves.

We talked earlier this week about the potential salary cap of 2024 and how it could come in at $250 million.

Well, the NFL announced today that the salary cap for 2024 is even higher than expected, as it came in at $255.4 million.

The NFL just announced the salary cap for the 2024 season will be $255.4 million.

That would give the Cardinals about about $59.3...

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One trade, cut, signing Arizona Cardinals should make

The Cardinals still have a long way to go in their rebuild after a 4-13 season in 2023.

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Seth Cox

Offseason questions and trade possibilities for the Arizona Cardinals

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What are some moves the Arizona Cardinals could make, and what are the biggest questions they face

Happy Friday morning one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals are making moves, and Jess and I discuss that in our next podcast, but earlier this week we sat down and discussed a plethora of topics.

First off, we look at some recent mock drafts and give our thoughts, from there we discuss the biggest questions heading into the offseason, with a nod to the 2024...

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Seth Cox

Arizona Cardinals part ways with director of player personnel Dru Grigson

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The Arizona Cardinals have once again let go of one of their veteran front office personnel, this time Dru Grigson.

The Arizona Cardinals are letting Monti Ossenfort build his front office.

The team released Quentin Harris, their Vice President of player personnel yesterday, today they have released the Director of Player Personnel Dru Grigson.

The Cardinals have parted ways with director of player personnel Dru Grigson, a source...

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Matt Miller has 16 first round grades for 2024 NFL Draft

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The ESPN NFL Draft writer only has 16 players with first round grades in the 2024 NFL Draft.

We are entering into the meat of the 2024 NFL offseason, first with the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, then we have NFL free agency, then of course the big boy, the 2024 NFL Draft.

Matt Miller of ESPN has dropped his initial rankings, kind of.

He has 16 players with first round grades, and today he gave player comparisons for each of them.

If you...

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Latest mock draft suggests hot seat for Cardinals QB Kyler Murray

The Cardinals currently own the No. 4 overall pick and No. 27 overall pick (via Houston Texans) in the 2024 NFL Draft. They will have a couple of opportunities to build around QB Kyler Murray in the first round, but will they look for his potential replacement instead?

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Cardinals part ways with longtime senior executive Quentin Harris

Out of nowhere, the Arizona Cardinals have made a decision to relieve a senior executive of his services today. According to lead CBS NFL insider Jonathan Jones, Arizona have “parted ways” with their vice president of player personnel, Quentin Harris.

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Arizona Cardinals reportedly part ways with Quentin Harris

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The long-time Arizona Cardinals employee is out per CBS Sports.

The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly parted ways with vice president of player personnel Quentin Harris per CBS Sports’ Jonathan Jones:

The Cardinals have parted ways with VP of player personnel Quentin Harris, source says. Harris had been with Arizona’s scouting department for 16 years. A respected personnel man, Harris has previously interviewed for the Giants and Titans GM...

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Cardinals offseason primer: Pair of first-rounders, plenty of cash

Arizona Cardinals 2023 record: 4-13 Projected salary cap space: $41.7 million Offseason storylines: Arizona rates as a reclamation project but proved closer to contending with Kyler Murray at quarterback.

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Red Rain Podcast: Why Monti Will Trade Down from Pick #4

The more that I look at the number of Top 15 2024 NFL Draft prospects whom I believe are likely to be rated very highly by the Cardinals (article coming tomorrow), the more convinced I am that if Monti Ossenfort gets an offer he likes, the Cardinals will trade down from #4.

Kyle and I discuss this, as well as what we believe the Bears, Commanders and Patriots could do —- including the rumors today out of New England about a UFA QB in whom they are interested in offering a 3-year...

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Daniel Jeremiah 2024 Mock Draft 2.0: Arizona Cardinals add dynamic wide receiver, rising defensive prospect in first round

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The Arizona Cardinals get a dynamic wide receiver, and a potential game wrecker on defense.

It is mock draft season before the 2024 NFL Combine.

That means when one of the top tastemakers drops a new 2024 NFL Mock Draft, you listen.

Daniel Jeremiah has his NFL Mock Draft 2.0 and he has some interesting new picks for the Cardinals.

From NFL.com:

1.4 - Malik Nabers, WR - LSU

Arizona needs to get more dynamic in the passing game. A healthy Kyler...

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Top 2024 Draft prospects at each position and this year’s favorite prospect for Cardinals

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With player “ceiling” comps

These are the best prospects at each position (per my evaluations and ceiling player comps) —- many of which we can debate, especially after the NFL Combine and Pro Days.

11 Personnel

QB: Drake Maye, North Carolina —- Aaron Rodgers, NYJ RB: Blake Corum, Michigan —- Aaron Jones, GB WR: Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio St.—- Mike Evans, TB WR: Malik Nabers, LSU —- Davante Adams, LV WR: Rome Odunze, Washington —-...

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2024 NFL salary cap to be in $250 million range per report

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The 2024 NFL salary cap may be about $5-6 million more than expected.

We are almost to the start of the 2024 NFL offseason.

We will know more within the next couple of weeks, as we head into the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine.

The Combine will provide a large amount discussion and rumors on free agency, but the salary cap will be the first step and Pro Football Talk had some interesting information today.

Another source says it will...

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Should Cardinals switch Paris Johnson Jr. to Left Tackle?

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The decision to move PJJ to LT is complicated

Some Cardinals’ fans were disappointed that the GM and coaches decided to play Paris Johnson Jr., the #6 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, at right tackle.


PJJ was considered by most scouts and draftniks as the top LT prospect in the 2023 class. Moving him to RT was his 3rd position change in 3 years: RG in 2021, LT in 2022, RT in 2023.

Fans who were on board with the Cardinals moving PJJ to RT...

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Should Marquise Brown re-sign with Cardinals in free agency?

The anticipation of NFL Free Agency always brings excitement, but also the speculation as to what will happen with the Arizona Cardinals. This offseason, one of the marquee names on the docket that Arizona can re-sign is wide receiver Marquise Brown.

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Arizona Cardinals get wide receiver, offensive tackle in first round of Field Yates 2024 NFL Mock Draft

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The Arizona Cardinals offense gets two young studs to help take it to the next level.

Happy Friday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals and the rest of the NFL are getting ready for the NFL Combine in Indianapolis in 10 days.

That will give the rumor mill plenty of time to get things churning, but for now, let’s get another ESPN 2024 NFL Mock Draft out of the way.

This one is from Field Yates and is of course on E$PN+.

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Coaching and Politics

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For many coaches, maneuvering around politics is the ultimate survival test

Anyone who has played or coached organized sports knows how politics can affect who makes the team, who starts on the team and what person coaches the team.

In 2000. after coaching football, basketball and baseball for over 20 years, the basketball team I was coaching at Foxborough High School was coming off the deepest run in the Southeastern Massachusetts State Tournament in...

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