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Mel Kiper Mock Draft 2012 Has Arizona Cardinals Picking Melvin Ingram

The Arizona Cardinals are one of those teams that needs new players at multiple positions. One potential upgrade could be in the front seven.

Mel Kiper of ESPN has his final mock for the 2012 NFL Draft (You can see the full mock if you have a full ESPN Insider account; click here to view it.), and he has the Cardinals taking a defensive end, one Melvin Ingram out of South Carolina. Kiper believes Ingram is a good fit for the Cardinals because of defensive purposes.

They could really use an offensive tackle, but Ingram is a steal in this spot. (Seattle could certainly be in play for him.) While we can quibble with short arms and a lack of height, Ingram is a disruptive pass-rusher with an arsenal of moves, and doesn't get engulfed by bigger tackles the way you'd worry he might. Arizona won't pass on a guy many consider the best sack artist in the draft.

To discuss how well Ingram would fit in Arizona with Cardinals fans, head on over to Revenge of the Birds. To talk about Ingram with South Carolina fans, go to Garnet and Black Attack. Talk about mock drafts in general over at Mocking the Draft.

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