Grading the Seattle Seahawks and NFC West teams' offseasons

With free agency winding down, here is a look what each NFC West team did this offseason.

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Arizona Cardinals

The Cardinals did a good job of making several free-agent signings this off-season. They signed CB Sean Murphy-Bunting to a 3yr/$25 million contract, as well as DL Bilal Nichols ( 3yrs/$21 million) and Justin Jones (3yrs/$31,165,000), plus they signed LB Mack Wilson Sr. (3 years/$12,750,000). Then they re-signed DL L.J. Collier (former Seahawk) to a 1yr/$1,292,500 contract. With these moves, the Cardinals addressed holes in their defense.

Not only did the Cardinals address their defense, but they also acquired offensive talent as well. Adding offensive lineman Jonah Williams on a 2yr/$30 million contract. They also received QB Desmond Ridder in a trade with the Falcons which sent receiver Rondale Moore to Atlanta. The Cardinals also signed running back DeeJay Dallas (3yrs/$8,250,000) and center/guard Evan Brown who each played for the Seahawks last year. They also re-signed center Keith Ismael to a 1yr/$1,055,000 and tendered WR Greg Dortch.

As far as the Cardinals are concerned, they went to great lengths to improve their defensive line by adding Bilal Nichols and Justin Jones along with re-signing L.J. Collier. The Rondale Moore trade is a bit of a head-scratching decision considering what they gave up for a backup quarterback in Desmond Ridder. While the Cardinals made a few nice moves, they did not do much to improve a team that finished last in the NFC West.

Offseason grade: C