Written by Will Spencer on August 9, 2010
With the final installment of our “better late than never” draft grade series, we take a look at the NFC West.
Arizona Cardinals: A-
Arizona is a team that could quickly see the number in their win column diminish this year after the retirement of Kurt Warner and trading away Anquan Boldin. Their success will ultimately hinge on the quarterback position, whether it’s Matt Leinart or Derek Anderson. That being said, the Cards have a strong wide receiver corps and a decent rushing attack, but had plenty of needs on the defensive side of the ball. Arizona actually had one of the better drafts this season, even though they aren’t getting a lot of attention for it. By taking Dan Williams in the first round, their defensive line immediately becomes stronger than before. Williams has some versatility and can move along the defensive line, making him an (read more…)