Cardinals select running back Chase Edmonds in fourth round of NFL Draft

Apr 28, 2018, 11:11 AM | Updated: 11:31 am

The Arizona Cardinals selected running back Chase Edmonds out of Fordham in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft on Saturday.

Edmonds, the 134th selection, played in 44 games over the course of four years with the Rams.

He graduated from Fordham as the Patriot League’s all-time leading rusher with 5,862 yards.

In 2016, the 5-foot-9, 210-pound running back erupted for 1,799 yards and 19 touchdowns on 257 carries on the ground. for his efforts, he was awarded FCS All-American honors.

Injuries to his right ankle and hamstring hurt Edmonds’ numbers in 2017 as he only played in seven games, rushing for 577 yards and five touchdowns.

He’s shown signs as a pass catcher too.

In 2015, he caught 31 balls for 383 yards and five touchdowns, including an 87-yarder.

Edmonds joins quarterback Josh Rosen, wide receiver Christian Kirk and offensive lineman Mason Cole as the selections made by the Cardinals through the first four rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Arizona has two more choices left in the draft, Nos. 182 and 254.

Arizona Cardinals

Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on as Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Bu...
Dan Bickley

Cardinals have chance to save fans from Brady v. Belichick fatigue

It is up to the Arizona Cardinals to keep the Brady vs. Belichick debate on barstools and out of the upcoming Super Bowl.
18 hours ago
Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals passes the ball against the Chicago Bears in the first hal...
Arizona Sports

Cardinals’ Kyler Murray has 3rd-best MVP odds after return to action

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is the league leader in completion percentage and yards per attempt.
18 hours ago
Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions is sacked by Nate Hall #48 of the Houston Texans during th...
Arizona Sports

Cardinals add LB Nate Hall to practice squad, cut RB Tavien Feaster

The Arizona Cardinals made three roster moves Tuesday afternoon, including adding linebacker Nate Hall to the practice squad.
18 hours ago
The Arizona Cardinals celebrates around defensive end Zach Allen after Allen's pass of Chicago Bear...
Arizona Sports

How the Arizona Cardinals can clinch a playoff berth in Week 14

Kliff Kingsbury's squad this week can lock in its first postseason appearance since 2015, possibly without a win against the Rams.
18 hours ago
(Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports)...
Character Counts

Cardinals nominate Kelvin Beachum as Walter Payton Man of the Year

Offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum is the Arizona Cardinals' nomination for the NFL Man of the Year award this season.
18 hours ago
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals on the field before the game against the Seattl...
Tyler Drake

Arizona Cardinals adoption of Buccaneers’ bye-week blueprint pays off

Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury's practice of lifting successful plays or sets from other teams poured over into the bye week in 2021.
18 hours ago
Cardinals select running back Chase Edmonds in fourth round of NFL Draft