Arizona Cardinals' fans know that the offensive line is an area that left much to be desired after watching their team over the past few years and they're hoping some of the offseason additions at the position will make an impact this year.
One of the new members of the unit is offensive guard Jonathan Cooper from North Carolina. Cooper was selected seventh overall in the 2013 draft and he's slowly but surely making the adjustment to the NFL.
"I mean it's getting a little bit easier every day but really just still trying to focus on learning the playbook, the physical aspect of it will be there but really just trying to be more of a technician and more mentally sound," said Cooper Monday after the start of another round of organized team activities or OTAs.
Rookies tend to struggle with some physical adjustments from college to the National Football League, but often times the biggest hurdle is information overload.
"Just the playbook, there are so many components to it, so many layers, so many different calls, so many different situations you're in that you have to be prepared for," said Cooper. "So that's been the toughest part of the transition." Read More.