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There are many predictions of what the Arizona Cardinals will do with their first-round pick Thursday.

Number seven overall, the team has been linked to pretty much every position on the field, sans wide receiver.

Don't believe us? Take a look at our Mock Draft Tracker.

Anyway, the experts here at Arizona Sports 620 have their own theories, and they can be seen below.


Vince Marotta
Who do you want them to take?
OT Eric Fisher, Central Michigan. It may be a pipe dream that Fisher is still available at No. 7, but I believe he'll develop into the best tackle in this draft class. And the Cards haven't picked a tackle in the first three rounds of the draft since the Carter administration, so it's time.

Who do you think they will take?
OLB/DE Barkevious Mingo, LSU. The three top tackles may all be gone by the Cardinals pick at No. 7 and pass rush is a glaring need for the team as well. Mingo had 15 sacks in 40 career games in Baton Rouge and has the coolest name in the history of football. This could still turn out well.



John Gambadoro
Who do you want them to take?
Move up to draft Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher or Lane Johnson. Have to come away with a franchise tackle here and can't sit and hope one falls to you at No. 7. Move up and lock in the franchise tackle.

Who do you think they will take?
Dion Jordan, pass rusher from Oregon. You can always use a pass rusher and if they stay at seven and the three tackles are gone, then Jordan is the pick.


Doug Franz
Who do you want them to take?
Any of the 3 LTs: Joeckel, Fisher, or Johnson…Everyone knows this team needs O-line help. They have 2 ½ actual NFL caliber lineman now…at C, RT and Levi Brown is a half if he's a guard…if you draft a LT and move Brown to guard, you can allow the 45 below average Gs you have to fight it out for one spot.

Who do you think they will take?
Jonathan Cooper, UNC G. I completely believe all three LTs will be off the board. If Jordan or Milliner are on the board, I think they will be the choice. Since I'm guessing they won't be there, my guess is Cooper. I like Warmack better but Cooper is the better athlete, and I'm guessing he fits the Bruce Arians' offense better.


Paul Calvisi
Who do you want them to take?
Ideally, the Cards start a vicious rumor that Luke Joeckel idolizes Tony Mandarich, thereby resulting in the franchise LT falling to #7 overall. #Ding.

Who do you think they will take?
Realistically, the Big Red selects another big red offensive lineman of sorts -- massive Crimson Tide guard Chance Warmack. GM Steve Keim, a former guard himself, values the position and refuses to reach after the trio of offensive tackles comes off the board in the first five picks. #Dang.



Dave Burns
Who do you want them to take?
I want the Cardinals to draft one of the guards (assuming of course that all the tackles are gone), I didn't watch enough of North Carolina's games to say it should be Jonathan Cooper, so I'll stick with Chance Warmack. Truth told, I'd be fine with either.

Who do you think they will take?
I think that's what the Cardinals will do, but once upon a time they passed on a local pass rusher (Suggs). Will they dare do it again (Dion Jordan)? Just too great a need on the O-line, I say they do.


Ron Wolfley
Who do you want them to take?
I want the Cardinals to draft one of the three franchise tackles in this draft, Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher or Lane Johnson. But I don't think any of them will be available at 7.

And over the last 24-hours I have changed my mind as to whom I would like to see the Cards pick at #7.

Because this draft is so deep in offensive lineman, I no longer would like to see them take Chance Warmack. I now would like to see the Cardinals take Dion Jordan at #7 if he's available.

Jordan is the missing link in making Big Red's defense special. They need an athletic edge-rusher and Jordan fills that need.

Who do you think they will take?
Assuming they're available, I think the Cards will draft either G Jonathan Cooper or OLB Dion Jordan.

Cooper is climbing up draft boards and I think the Cards are going to run more zone blocking schemes this year than last. Cooper is widely considered to be the best zone scheme guard to come out of the draft in the last decade. And he would improve their offensive line significantly.

For Dion Jordan, see above.


Craig Grialou
Who do you want them to take?
The Cardinals should draft guard Chance Warmack out of Alabama. With the return of Levi Brown and the improved late season play of Bobby Massie (and considering the top three tackles will all likely be gone by the time the Cardinals select seventh), the Cardinals should address the interior of their offensive line.

Who do you think they will take?
If there is a run on offensive linemen, then the Cardinals will select defensive end Dion Jordan out of Oregon (via Chandler High School). There is always a need for pass rush specialists and the Cardinals will not make the same mistake twice, passing on the local kid as they did in 2003 (see Terrell Suggs).



Jon Bloom
Who do you want them to take?
"BOLA" should be the Cards' mantra this week, and I'm not just talking about Round 1. Best Offensive Lineman Available -- If the three top tackles (Joeckel, Fisher, Johnson) are gone, my vote is to go with whoever they've got listed at No. 4 -- even if that means taking the No. 1 guard like Warmack or Cooper.

Who do you think they will take?
I think the Cardinals will end up with Lane Johnson, and Ron Wolfley will end up with a permagrin that lasts throughout the weekend.


Carter Nacke
Who do you want them to take?
Cards SHOULD take Chance Warmack. He knows how to win games and that Crimson Tide discipline would be a great addition to a bad OL.

Who do you think they will take?
Cardinals WILL take Lane Johnson at OT. I think Warmack goes before the Cards have a shot at him.


Jeremy Foster
Who do you want them to take?
I would like to see the Cardinals pick Dion Jordan because they need a stud, athletic pass rusher who can keep up with athletic QBs in the division like Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson.

Who do you think they will take?
They'll probably go with whichever of the three tackles are available, or Chance Warmack if the tackles are gone because O-line was such a glaring weakness and either of those four guys are probably great long-term prospects.


Dave Dulberg
Who do you want them to take?
Eric Fisher. The Cardinals need a game-changer along the offensive line, and the Central Michigan tackle fits the bill. There's three franchise-type tackles in the top 10, but he might just be the best of the bunch.

Who do you think they will take?
Chance Warmack. I don't envision any of top three tackles being there for the Cardinals at No. 7. So, if they have to "settle" for arguably the best guard to enter the draft in over a decade, well, it wouldn't be so bad.



Adam Green
Who do you want them to take?
Dion Jordan -- or the best available pass rusher. Offensive line isn't as big of a need as people think, and teams don't help themselves drafting linemen in the top 10. Get someone whose impact will be greater than just hopefully preventing bad things from happening to your quarterback.

Who do you think they will take?
Barkevious Mingo. I think the Cardinals are being honest when they say they won't reach for an offensive lineman, and with the top three tackles off the board (as well as Jordan) they'll take the other stud pass rusher. Works for me.


Seth Cox
Who do you want them to take?
Chance Warmack. Cardinals have yearned for a dominant interior offensive lineman for years. The ability to control the line of scrimmage in the run game and open up the passing game is so enticing.

Who do you think they will take?
Star Lotulelei. Even with the heavy rumors of a guard coming off the board at the seventh pick, I won't bite. The Cardinals take a defensive tackle that can move around and dominate at the point of attack.


Kyndra de St. Aubin
Who do you want them to take?
Chance Warmack, OG from Alabama is who I think they should select with the 7th overall pick.

Who do you think they will take?
Cards would prefer to take a tackle at seven, but if none of the good ones are available, which will likely be the case, they'll take Warmack or Jonathan Cooper, a guard from UNC.

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