The Cardinals did not trade out of the 24th pick, and if they were looking at pass rushers, they watched two good ones go off the board in the two picks before them as the Steelers took Bud Dupree and the Broncos traded with the Lions to move up at take Shane Ray at No. 23. So the Cardinals go offensive line with their pick, taking Florida tackle D.J. Humphries. Humphries should have the ability to move to left tackle at some point, but in the short-term figures to battle Bobby Massie for the right tackle job. Massie is scheduled to be a free agent after the 2015 season.
It’s not sexy, but GM Steve Keim has said many times he has wanted to upgrade and solidify the offensive line. This fits. The offensive line continues to be a priority and that no longer should be a surprise.
Tags: Bobby Massie, D.J. Humphries, draft
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