Cardinals coach Bruce Arians confirmed No. 45 pick ILB Kevin Minter will immediately challenge for a starting spot.
Cardinals selected LSU ILB Kevin Minter with the No. 45 overall pick.
Mike Jurecki of XTRA Phoenix reports the Cardinals are "likely going" to select a linebacker in the "next couple of rounds" of the draft.
LSU ILB Kevin Minter ran forty times of 4.67 and 4.72 at the Tigers' Pro Day.
LSU ILB Kevin Minter measured 5-foot-11 7/8 and 246 pounds at the NFL Combine weigh-in.
LSU ILB Kevin Minter received just a third-round grade from the NFL Draft Advisory Board before declaring.