Arizona's need to draft a young quarterback in next week's draft declined after those recent transactions, allowing the Cardinals to focus on unheralded players in the latter rounds. Names such as Sam Bradford, Jimmy Clausen and Colt McCoy will be long gone by the time Arizona potentially selects a quarterback but there will be plenty of talent left on the board. If the Cardinals end up using a third or fourth-round pick on a new option under center, Central Michigan's Dan LeFevour or Jonathan Crompton from Tennessee might be the answer.
It's uncertain whether Snead or Robinson's skill-set will translate to the next level but both players were extremely productive during college. Snead began his collegiate career at the University of Texas but transferred after McCoy emerged as the Longhorns' starter. In his final two seasons with the Rebels, Snead threw for nearly 5,400 yards and 46 touchdowns. Meanwhile, Robinson had a spectacular junior season throwing for over 3,000 yards and 25 touchdowns but his production slipped in his season year.
Given the Cardinals' current situation under center, Snead or Robinson would certainly be enticing late in the draft. However, with three quarterbacks already signed there may not be room on the roster in 2010. There's still a chance Arizona pulls the trigger on a quarterback next week, but that notion will largely depend on how the draft plays out and which players the Cards are able to secure in the earlier rounds.
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