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Best-case scenario: Cardinals with No. 31 Pick

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

INDIANAPOLIS -- Draft analyst Rob Rang is back with his best-case scenario for the Cardinals with the 31st overall choice of the 2009 NFL draft.

Rob Rang: I think there is going to be a running back there. Because there were some pretty disappointing times from the top two running backs, Knowshon Moreno from Georgia and 'Beanie' Wells from Ohio State. If Moreno were to slip all the way down there, that is truly the best-case scenario because they would get a superstar at that point in the draft.

I think if Pittsburgh's LeSean McCoy is there, it would give them a speedier option to go along with Tim Hightower as a power back. That makes some sense.

If they wanted to go for a pass rusher and they would like to get a little younger on the outside, that is one of the strengths of this year's draft. You might be able to get one of those kinds of guys that was starting to slip down that way. Maybe a Brian Cushing is probably going to be gone, but Clay Matthews Jr. is a guy that could be available. Clint Sintim from Virginia could be available. Larry English from Northern Illinois.

There are a lot of those quote-unquote tweeners that go well as 3-4 rush linebackers that should be available at that point.