Rookie quarterback Josh Rosen Jersey (3) and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald discuss a play during Wednesday’s OTA.

Steve Wilks said it when Josh Rosen was first drafted, and the notion was reiterated again Wednesday after the Cardinals finished their on-field work for the day.
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Is Rosen starting this season at quarterback a long shot? No, Wilks said. It’s not.

I talked about it from day one – the best 11 are going to play, Wilks added. Sam (Bradford) is the

starter, and when he’s healthy, he’s great. But everybody is competing to be out there on the field. Competition is a great thing. It makes us all better.

It is only May. And Bradford’s long-discussed offseason plan – which doesn’t overwork the oft-injured quarterback – has opened up reps Jayon Brown Jersey to Rosen he might not have had otherwise. But Wilks continues to be impressed with the 10th overall draft pick.

The team announced agreements with 17 undrafted rookies Tuesday, including a quarterback – Texas A&M’s Trevor Knight– and Wisconsin cornerback Sojourn Shelton, who reportedly received among the highest signing bonuses in this year’s UDFA class at $25,000.

The rookies, including the draft class, report May 11 and have their rookie minicamp that weekend.

But Arians has long pinpointed Thanksgiving as the point in which he trusts his rookies are finally up to speed.

They’ve had a full college season, Arians said. Four preseason games and they’ve got 11, 12 games under their belt. They shouldn’t be rookies anymore.

As the Cardinals prepare for the Jaguars on Sunday, more rookies are getting their shot. First-rounder Haason Reddick was the lone draft pick to see consistent playing time from the outset, based on a need at linebacker and his immense physical Authentic Jacquizz Rodgers Jersey gifts.

Last week, he was joined by a couple more. Second-round pick Budda Baker excelled at safety in place of Tyvon Branch, while tight end Ricky-Seals Jones surprised everyone with a standout game.

Analysis: The Cardinals don’t have as much star power on the defensive line as in the past, when Darnell Dockett and Calais Campbell highlighted the group. Even so, the line held up quite well in 2017, especially considering the limited financial resources allocated to the position.

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