Cardinals Acquire No. 10 Pick From Raiders

The Raiders are trading out of the top-10. Darin Gantt of ProFootballTalk.com reports (via Twitter) that Oakland is trading the No. 10 pick. The selection is headed to the Cardinals, who will be sending Oakland the No. 15 pick, a third-rounder (No. 79), and a fifth-rounder (No. 152), according to Vic Tafur of The Athletic (via Twitter).

The Cardinals have used the selection on quarterback Josh Rosen, making that four signal-callers taken within the first 10 picks. The UCLA product had a bounce-back season in 2017, connecting on 62.6-percent of his passes for 3,756 yards, 26 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions. We had heard earlier this week that the Cardinals were considering trading up in pursuit of a top quarterback.

The rookie will have plenty of competition for playing time, as the Cardinals have acquired both Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon this offseason. The team is also rostering Brandon Doughty and Alek Torgersen, who could end up being roster casualties.

The Raiders were already armed with a number of late-round picks, including seven selections in the final three rounds. The new acquisitions will give them 13 total picks throughout the weekend.

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4 comments on “Cardinals Acquire No. 10 Pick From Raiders

  1. moazetongue

    That’s a lot to give up for him. Cardinal fans better hope it’ll be worth it.

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    • Kenleyfornia74

      A 3rd and a 5th? Have you seen what teams usually give up to trade for a QB.

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    • bradthebluefish
      bradthebluefish

      This was worth it. Josh Rosen fell down in the draft even though he could become a top QB.

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