NFC North

NFL draft preview: What to expect when the NFC and AFC West divisions make their picks

NFL draft preview: What to expect when the NFC and AFC West divisions make their picks

The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, in the final of four daily parts, the West divisions:

NFC West

It’s about time for Arizona to start thinking about successors to Carson Palmer, a quarterback who can watch and learn behind that seasoned veteran for a couple of years. Arizona likes Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes. The Cardinals are also looking for a bookend to Patrick Peterson, so cornerback is also a possibility at No. 13. Receiver is an option, too.

As part of the deal to land Jared Goff, the Rams traded away this year’s first-round pick. They’re on the...

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