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2016 NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select C Ryan Kelly at No. 29

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With the No. 29 pick in the 2016 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Arizona Cardinals select...

Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama

The selection and write-up were made by a2342432a:

The biggest things you can see right from the beginning of the offseason for this Cardinals team is that Carson Palmer is getting old, the secondary has two strong points but still needs to fill out CB2 and SS, the pass rush needs an upgrade, and the OL needs replacements. The top corners didn't fall, the last QB worth grabbing in the first round was snagged by the Jets, and the pass rush was partly addressed by a trade acquiring Chandler Jones from the Patriots.

That leaves me to pick the best center in the draft, not only is it filling a need with a player I'm confident can start day 1, but also helping the new guard who will fill in for the recently departed OG Jonathan Cooper and replacing the recently retired Lyle Sendlein. Although the draft could've had a bigger difference makers fall to #29 theoretically, we are still very happy to grab a solid piece for the team for the years to come.

The Carolina Panthers are up next, led by Suppa Bob.

2016 DBN Community Mock Draft Results (so far)

Pick Team Player Position School Username
1 Los Angeles Rams Jared Goff QB California michael.hamper
2 Philadelphia Eagles Carson Wentz QB North Dakota St. Bizono
3 San Diego Chargers Jalen Ramsey DB Florida State Crawford_T
4 Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliot
Ohio State
Manly and Loving It
5 Jacksonville Jaguars DeForest Buckner DE Oregon Bob Stalnaker
6 Baltimore Ravens Laremy Tunsil OT Ole Miss pt_999
7 San Francisco 49ers Joey Bosa DE Ohio State apocrylle
8 Cleveland Browns Myles Jack OLB UCLA Robo Dawg
9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vernon Hargreaves III CB Florida Ezweav
10 New York Giants Ronnie Stanley OT Notre Dame mrwhitman
11 Chicago Bears Jack Conklin OT Michigan State Barnestorm
12 New Orleans Saints Sheldon Rankins DT Louisville Rube Sports
13 Miami Dolphins William Jackson III CB Houston Brocolis154033
14 Oakland Raiders Andrew Billings DT Baylor makeaplay59
15 Tennessee Titans Taylor Decker OT Ohio State aszabo1
16 Detroit Lions Laquon Treadwell WR Ole Miss Mean Ol' Pete
17 Atlanta Falcons Shaq Lawson DE Clemson Mudville
18 Indianapolis Colts Darron Lee OLB Ohio State fjblessi
19 Buffalo Bills Reggie Ragland ILB Alabama GratefulDawg
20 New York Jets Paxton Lynch QB Memphis troy145
21 Washington Redskins A'Shawn Robinson DT Alabama Greg"TheDropper"Little
22 Houston Texans Corey Coleman WR Baylor Royce Groff
23 Minnesota Vikings Josh Doctson WR TCU MissinTheVicius
24 Cincinnati Bengals Karl Joseph S West Virginia OhioCityBrownsBeliever
25 Pittsburgh Steelers Eli Apple CB Ohio State Legoman0721
26 Seattle Seahawks Cody Whitehair OG Kansas State Southern Cali Dog
27 Green Bay Packers Noah Spence OLB E. Kentucky Matt Wood
28 Kansas City Chiefs Vernon Butler DT Louisiana Tech Ted Washington's Belly
29 Arizona Cardinals Ryan Kelly C Alabama a2342432a
30 Carolina Panthers Suppa Bob
31 Denver Broncos poultman
32 Cleveland Browns Adam Rice