|Date of Birth:||11/18/1996|
|Drafted:||2018 | Round 2 | Pick 47|
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Christian Kirk was arrested two months before the NFL Draft, according to azcentral sports.
On February 3 at the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Kirk and some friends were apparently drunk and throwing rocks at cars. The Scottsdale police says at least one window of a car was broken, and Kirk was charged with criminal damage. The Cardinals say they knew about this incident before drafting Kirk, but perhaps this is part of the reason he dropped to the middle of the second round when he was thought to be a potential first-round selection. Kirk is otherwise known as a good guy that hasn't been in any trouble, so hopefully it was just one stupid decision. It would be a bit of a surprise if Kirk was disciplined by the NFL for this, so it's probably the last we'll hear about it.
The Cardinals have drafted Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk with the No. 47 pick (second round) in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Arizona could have stayed at No. 15 in the first round and drafted Kirk, and not many people would have questioned it, so this is a great get for them. The Cardinals are expected to have a lot of competition behind Larry Fitzgerald on the depth chart, and Kirk could be a big part of that. Kirk is nicknamed "Baby Beckham", as he has a similar play style to Odell Beckham Jr. and has the versatility to play both inside and outside; and while he's not the biggest guy, Kirk plays a lot bigger than his size. He also adds a lot of value in the return game, as he can take punts to the house (he averaged 22.0 yards per punt return and had six touchdowns in three seasons. As a rookie, Kirk should have some late-round value in fantasy drafts as someone that could immediately be on the field in a big role.