Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute ri

first_img Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke The Arizona Cardinals selected OT Nate Potter from Boise State with the221stpick overall Saturday.The 6’6″ 303-pounder started all four years at Boise State. He has goodathletic ability but needs to add weight to his frame. He has the potential tobe a solid pass protection blocker if he adds to his body mass but he’llneed to get stronger if he wants to become a starting offensive tackle.Potter has proven to be a consistent force on the field at Boise State, havingstarted every game the past two years for the Broncos.center_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation He possesses quickness, good range and is a solid technical blocker. Hehas the skills to earn a starting job but will likely need a few years ofseasoning before he is ready to tackle such a role. Potter has big hands andcould be assigned to block against speedy edgerushers.The Cardinals made Potter their final selection in the 2012 NFL draft. Theyopted to choose three linemen in this year’s draft who all have high levelpotential and could develop nicely under their coaching staff.Potter will likely be listed behind Levi Brown and D.J. Young at left tackle.last_img read more