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2020 NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select OT Tristan Wirfs at No. 8

As the Browns await a potential offensive tackle, one comes off the board at No. 8 overall.

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With the 8th pick of the 2020 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Arizona Cardinals select...

Tristan Wirfs, OT, Iowa

The selection and write-up were made by brianberniebaker:

The Cardinals biggest draft needs are OT, LB, and DT. With both Isaiah Simmons and Derrick Brown gone, the Cardinals draft the best player available in Tristan Wirfs. His freakish athletic ability is an ideal fit for coach Kingsbury’s fast paced offense.

Even though Arizona has Marcus Gilbert slated to play RT, Wirfs should be able to start as a rookie given his athleticism and positional flexibility. He can also play LT if D.J. Humphries gets hurt or if he leaves after his new 3 year contract expires.

Arizona could choose one of the other top OTs or they could reach for DT Javon Kinlaw, but Tristan Wirfs should be the pick based on his skillset, scheme fit, and the Cardinal’s priority of protecting Kyler Murray.

Pokorny: “Browns fans will hate seeing Wirfs off the board here, as he is the top offensive tackle on the DBN Big Board. Murray took a lot of sacks as a rookie, and securing a tackle to minimize those hits will be key for his sophomore development, offering him perhaps some more security than Mayfield had to start off his second year in the NFL.”

The Jacksonville Jaguars are up next, led by GrandAdmiralThrawn0905.

2020 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cincinnati Bengals ShockerBrown QB Joe Burrow
2 Washington Redskins vinys06 DE Chase Young
3 Detroit Lions Robo Dawg CB Jeffrey Okudah
4 New York Giants Legoman0721 LB Isaiah Simmons
5 Miami Dolphins fjblessi QB Tua Tagovailoa
6 Los Angeles Chargers Crawford_T QB Justin Herbert
7 Carolina Panthers Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. DT Derrick Brown
8 Arizona Cardinals brianberniebaker OT Tristan Wirfs
9 Jacksonville Jaguars GrandAdmiralThrawn0905 OT Andrew Thomas
10 Cleveland Browns xfl2001fan OT Jedrick Wills
11 New York Jets Adam Rice WR CeeDee Lamb
12 Las Vegas Raiders Barnestorm WR Jerry Jeudy
13 San Francisco 49ers tmartin5785 WR Denzel Mims
14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Browns95 OT Mekhi Becton
15 Denver Broncos poultman DL Javon Kinlaw
16 Atlanta Falcons makeaplay59 CB C.J. Henderson
17 Dallas Cowboys Barry Shuck OLB K'Lavon Chaisson
18 Miami Dolphins Mudville WR Henry Ruggs III
19 Las Vegas Raiders jdreyfuss CB Jaylon Johnson
20 Jacksonville Jaguars Schnapppi DL A.J. Epenesa
21 Philadelphia Eagles ButCanHeSetTheEdge? WR Justin Jefferson
22 Minnesota Vikings BrianB77 CB Jeff Gladney
23 New England Patriots Swagnasty LB Patrick Queen
24 New Orleans Saints carrettbagel88 LB Kenneth Murray
25 Minnesota Vikings OCMiami DE Yetur Gross-Matos
26 Miami Dolphins fjblessi S Xavier McKinney
27 Seattle Seahawks OhioCityBrownsBeliever DT Ross Blacklock
28 Baltimore Ravens tinkerer OL Cesar Ruiz
29 Tennessee Titans wahoo7 CB Kristian Fulton
30 Green Bay Packers Suppa Bob WR Chase Claypool
31 San Francisco 49ers mrwhitman OT Josh Jones
32 Kansas City Chiefs pt_999 RB D'Andre Swift
41 Cleveland Browns HenryDawg S Grant Delpit