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2012 NFL Mock Draft: The Arizona Cardinals Select...

With the thirteenth pick of the 2012 CSC Community Mock Draft, the Arizona Cardinals (chosen by jeremysherwin) select...

Dontari Poe, DT, Memphis

Dontari Poe was a beast at the 2012 NFL Combine. According to, "Men who weigh 350 pounds aren't supposed to move around like him." Poe ran a 4.8 in the 40-yard dash and ravished the bench press with 44 repetitions. Poe will make an immediate impact along any defensive line. He will most likely help shore up a plagued Cardinal rush and pass defense.

Last year Arizona's rushing defense was ranked 21st with over 120 yards allowed per game, and passing defense ranking 17th with over 231 yards allowed per game. The insertion of Poe will enable the Cardinals to become a divisional contender. Poe's natural position is at nose tackle, however he provides the Cardinals with flexibility to be converted to any defensive tackle position in either a 3-4 or 4-3

Poe can power through double teams at times. He's strong enough in his upper body to grab hold of backs and bring them down with one arm. With players such as Marshawn Lynch and Frank Gore in the division, the Cardinals pick the most logical player to help them win the division.

Below are the complete results from our community mock draft.

Catch up with all of the mock draft selections in our 2012 CSC Community Mock Draft Section.

Pick Team Selection Team Representative Approval Rating
1 Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck - Stanford Legatron Morstead 77%
2 Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III - Baylor VAsaintsfan 78%
3 Minnesota Vikings OT Matt Kalil - USC Hans Petersen 69%
4 Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson - Alabama Fan since the Aints 81%
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Morris Claiborne - LSU Alex Swift 50%
6 St. Louis Rams WR Justin Blackmon - Oklahoma St. GRIZZ 73%
7 Jacksonville Jaguars WR Michael Floyd - Notre Dame AcquiredPanic 51%
8 Miami Dolphins WR Kendall Wright - Baylor were gonna need a bigger boat 16%
9 Carolina Panthers DT Michael Brockers - LSU DatFan 43%
10 Buffalo Bills OT Riley Reiff - Iowa theprogrammerman
11 Kansas City Chiefs G David DeCastro - Stanford Jimbo03
12 Seattle Seahawks DE Melvin Ingram - South Carolina BASAINT
13 Arizona Cardinals DT Dontari Poe - Memphis jeremysherwin