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center_img Of course, we can look back, and six years later it’spretty much a guarantee the Cardinals would go adifferent direction if they could get a do-over in thedraft.According to ESPN’s Mel Kiper in an ESPN Insiderstory, if the draft was held again today the Cardinalswould end up with offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson,who was originally taken by the Jets with the fourth pickin 2006.Drafted at No. 4 overall, Ferguson was expected to be verygood, and he has been. A Pro Bowl regular, he may beovershadowed by the excellence of Mangold, but plenty ofteams would love to get what he provides the Jets. What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke The Arizona Cardinals needed a quarterback in 2006.Entering the draft, Arizona had just veteran Kurt Warneron the roster, and the former star was not exactly comingoff an impressive 2005 campaign.So, with a new stadium opening and a need at the position,the Cardinals and then-coach Dennis Green felt fortunatewhen Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart fell to them atNo. 10 in the draft.Calling him a “gift from heaven,” Green inserted Leinartinto the starting lineup in a Week 5 tilt with the Chiefs,and never looked back. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more