NFL Mock Draft 2012: Cardinals Select OT Riley Reiff According To SI's Don Banks Latest Mock

Sports Illustrated's Don Banks has been furiously studying this year's NFL draft class, trying to figure out just where all the pieces may fall once the Colts go on the clock on April 26th. He, as many of his fellow NFL writers, have the Arizona Cardinals taking an offensive lineman with their first round pick. Such is the case in his latest mock, where Iowa's Riley Reiff is headed to the desert No. 13 overall.

Here is Banks with the commentary:

The Cardinals' offensive line needs upgrading, and with both Reiff and Stanford guard David DeCastro still available, Arizona's in the right place at the right time in this round.

It would make the most sense for Arizona to try and upgrade their offensive line in this year's draft, with a number of talented guys predicted to go in the first round. They might have their pick of a number of guys at No. 13, but selecting Reiff in this position would be hard to argue against for most Cardinals fans.

For more news and notes on the Cardinals offseason, including free agency and the NFL Draft, make sure you check out Revenge of the Birds, SB Nation's endlessly devoted Cards blog.

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