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2012 NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals Take Riley Reiff

The Arizona Cardinals have probably one overriding concern this offseason: Upgrading their offensive line. The Cardinals didn't provide their quarterbacks with the adequate pass protection to keep their offense flowing. Arizona probably needs to address this situation during the draft.

DraftTek releases their latest mock, and it has the Cardinals taking Riley Reiff of the Iowa Hawkeyes with the 13th pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Reiff could provide Arizona with a much necessary offensive tackle who can protect either Kevin Kolb or John Skelton.

Once again, Arizona gets lucky and sees the second best offensive tackle fall to them. Kevin Kolb struggled to stay upright in his inaugural Cardinals season and if they expect him, or John Skelton, to have prolonged success, they will need some improved protection up front. Adam Snyder was brought in to likely take over a guard position so that leaves tackle as the one major need left before fielding a competent OL.

To talk about what type of player the Cardinals should take with their first rounder, head on over to Revenge of the Birds. To learn more about Reiff from Iowa football, check out Black Heart Gold Pants. Hit up Mocking the Draft for more mock draft coverage.

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