10 prospects to know for the Cardinals on Day 3 of the draft

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Jess Root
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The Arizona Cardinals have four selections between the fifth and seventh rounds of the NFL draft on Saturday.

Who are some players to know whom the Cardinals could target on Saturday?


Oregon State EDGE Hamilcar Rashed

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Rashed is a local kid who was incredible in 2019. He had 14 sacks and 22.5 tackles for loss in 2019 for the Beavers. However, he had no sacks and only two tackles for loss in 2020. He has length but might be a little too lean to be an every-down player. But he would give the Cardinals some youth and talent to the group of outside linebackers. And it is uncertain if he will even be around in the fifth round.

Michigan State CB Shakur Brown

Brown might be a little undersized at 5-10, but can play inside and out. Plenty of cornerbacks at his size have succeeded. He plays angry and relentlessly. He does not have top-end speed but has the mindset to be a top corner.

Louisville RB Javian Hawkins

Hawkins rushed for 1,525 yards in 2019 and added 822 in eight games last season. The Cardinals have met with him. He has speed and quickness. He can do some things in the passing game. He feels like a player similar to Chase Edmonds.

Texas A&M OL Carson Green

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The Cardinals had an extensive meeting with Green. The Cardinals love to draft linemen on Day 3 and try and develop them.

Iowa State RB Kene Nwangwu

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The Cardinals also met with Nwangwu. He returned kicks as well, while playing part-time at running back.

Central Florida WR/TE Jacob Harris

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Harris is viewed by some as a pro receiver and others would move him to tight end. He is 6-5 and 219 pounds, so he is basically Dan Arnold. The Cardinals have met with him.

Ohio State TE Luke Farrell

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Farrell only caught a combined 34 passes in his college career. He is a traditional tight end. He can catch the ball but he is not a dynamic playmaker. He does block well and would be a good addition to the run game.

UMass OT Larnel Coleman

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The Cardinals have a thing for long, athletic linemen in the seventh round. Coleman has 36-inch arms. He has met with the Cardinals.

Auburn S Jordyn Peters

The Cardinals don't have a big need at safety but do like special teams play. Peters blocked five combined kicks and punts in his college career. He has met with the Cardinals. He didn't test well in the 40 but showed athleticism with a 39.5-inch vertical.

Virginia EDGE Charles Snowden

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Another player the Cardinals met with, Snowden has incredible length. He is a former basketball player and is athletic enough to drop and play special teams. He would make an intriguing developmental player. Listen to the latest from Cards Wire's Jess Root on his podcast, Rise Up, See Red. Subscribe on Apple podcasts or Spotify. Latest show:

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