Reaction To Cardinals 2021 Draft Class

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The 2021 NFL Draft has officially come to a close, and the Arizona Cardinals have made their six selections. Here’s a rundown of who they picked:

-First Round, No. 16 overall: Zaven Collins (Linebacker, Tulsa)

-Second Round, No. 49 overall: Rondale Moore (Wide receiver, Purdue)

-Fourth Round, No. 136 overall: Marco Wilson (Cornerback, Florida)

-Sixth Round, No. 210 overall: Victor Dimukeje (Outside linebacker, Duke)

-Sixth Round, No. 223 overall: Tay Gowan (Cornerback, UCF)

-Seventh Round, No. 243 overall: James Wiggins (Safety, Cincinnati)

-Seventh Round, No. 247 overall: Michal Menet (Center, Penn State)


With the picks, it’s evident that the Cardinals were looking to add to their front seven and secondary. The most talked about positions prior to the draft were wide receiver, cornerback, and linebacker. All three of those lived up to the expectations. 

The question now is, how effective will these picks be? Only time will tell on whether the Cardinals 2021 draft class is one to remember, or it will be one to throw away. There were mixed reviews among some, but overall, General Manager Steve Keim felt pretty good about the team’s haul. Here were some reactions to a few of the Cardinals picks: