Third-round pick WR Andre Roberts from Citadel doesn't address an immediate need but he's been praised as one of the most polished wideouts in the draft. Roberts will help fill the void left by departed Pro Bowler Anquan Boldin and can also contribute on special teams. Wisconsin LB O'Brien Schofield, picked in Round 4, could boast the most value of any player in the draft. Schofield is an extremely disruptive defender and would have been selected much higher if not for a knee injury during Senior Bowl week.
Troy CB Jorrick Calvin is another pick that could turn into outstanding value coming out of the sixth round. Calvin was ineligible for the 2009 season due to academics and will be coming to the desert after an entire year off. Although Calvin's time away cost him significant experience, he has more tread left on the tires. Additionally, Calvin's academic woes allowed the Cardinals' front office to select him in Round 6, where he's considered more of a fourth-round talent.
Arizona concluded its draft festivities with the selection of TE Jim Dray from Stanford. Dray is more of a blocking tight end and could have the most challenging time making the roster than any of this year's draftees. If Dray does see any playing time it will likely be as an extension of the offensive line, paving the way for the Cardinals' emerging running game.
Next up for Arizona is the signing of this year's undrafted free agents. Stay tuned to AZRedReport.com for the latest rookie free-agent signings and continuing analysis of the Cardinals' newcomers.
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