2024 1st round pick #27 is Darius Robinson Edge

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With Dallas Turner falling Monti had a real chance to move up and get him.

I kinda think we could have got a player just as productive as Robinson in the 3rd round.

Also think he would have been there at 35.

Hoping for the best though.
Totally available in round 2, that’s why he was in the green room, right? LOL
 
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Round 1, No. 27 (from Houston Texans): Darius Robinson, EDGE, Missouri

My take: Arizona needed help getting to the quarterback and Robinson will contribute to that. The Cardinals are coming off a season with just 33 sacks, their fewest since 2010, so addressing their pass rush was a priority heading into the draft. Robinson can play inside and outside, giving him enough versatility to stay on the field for all three downs (coach Jonathan Gannon raved about this after drafting him), but he'll likely play inside for Arizona. He's still raw in some ways, such as with his moves, but with how much emphasis the Cardinals have put on the defensive front this season, Robinson could come in and start while also having a chance to learn from a deep defensive line room.

Key stat: When Robinson moved to edge rusher for his last season at Missouri, he doubled his pressure rate from 6% to 13%, which was the sixth-best in the SEC, according to ESPN Stats and Information. He finished with 8.5 sacks and 35 pressures, each the fourth-most in the SEC last season.

Is this pick for depth or does it fill a hole?: Both. After re-signing defensive lineman L.J. Collier, the Cardinals signed three more defensive linemen in free agency. Adding Robinson gives them more depth up front but also addresses a need at pass-rusher.

 

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Uhh..you know how many players showed up to the green room and didn't get drafted round 1 over the years?
You know the NFL totally revamped who they invite, to set the kids up for a positive experience and limit embarrassment right? No more Leeland McCelroy embarrassing situations. Several years ago.

At 1st they tinkered with purposely having kids there who they knew wouldn't be drafted until night 2, just to add some juice to the TV coverage, but that only lasted a year or 2. Now it's a much more limited invite.
 

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Interesting tape against a top-tier opponent. Definitely has some tools, but is going to need a lot of polishing.
 

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Watching this One vs One Battle at Senior Bowl

Robinson won every Battle
The other One good was Sweat
Fiske not very effective

Christian Jones Pretty bad
 

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Interesting tape against a top-tier opponent. Definitely has some tools, but is going to need a lot of polishing.

It looks like he lost inside contain alot. Getting pushed wide.
 

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This pick will always be compared to Will Anderson

Paris jr plus Robinson OR Will Anderson

Here is what Monti turned that 2023 #3 overall pick into through multiple trades with the Texans, Lions and Titans:

2023:
OT Paris Johnson Jr
Edge BJ Ojulari
CB Garrett Williams

2024:
DL Darius Robinson
G Isaiah Adams
CB Elijah Jones
 
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