In a continued look at free agents the Arizona Cardinals could sign, we look today at a wild card — cornerback Gareon Conley.
Conley was drafted by the Raiders back in 2017 in Round 1, but was traded to Houston after disappointing in a Raider uniform.
Houston seemed to be a better spot for Conley, as he tried to put off-the-field issues behind him. He had 13 passes defensed in 2019 along with one INT. He was out all of 2020 with an injury, and has 4 interceptions in his career thus far.
His PFF grade wasn’t great in 2019 (63.2) but he still has the first-round pedigree that could interest Arizona. The Cardinals, who don’t have a lot of cap space, could be interested in a low cost deal for Conley.
Currently, Spotrac doesn’t have an estimate for a potential contract, but given that Conley made around $2 million last season, somewhere in that ballpark would make sense.
PFF also listed him as a free agent that could return a lot of value at a low cost.
As another former Houston Texans player, it would be simply adding to Arizona’s locker room.
What do you think? Should Arizona take a chance on Conley to help out with a depleted secondary?
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