Updated WR depth chart for Cardinals after DeAndre Hopkins’ release

The Arizona Cardinals announced the release of wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins on Friday, saving them more than $8 million in salary cap space.

The release also changes the wide receiver room.

If Hopkins had remained on the roster, the Cardinals would have had an expected depth chart of:

It would have been difficult for Wilson, a rookie drafted in the third round, to find any playing time.

Now this is what the depth chart looks like after Hopkins’ release.

This group is not overwhelming but it can still be productive, especially if they can get production in the passing back from tight ends Zach Ertz and Trey McBride.

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Story originally appeared on Cards Wire