Cardinals ink rookie LG Jonathan Cooper to four-year contract

2013: National Football League Draft APR 25

The Arizona Cardinals have signed the No. 7 overall pick to a four-year contract. Left guard Jonathan Cooper’s new deal is worth $14.55 million.

Since he was drafted inside the top ten Cooper’s deal is guaranteed for all four seasons. He will be the Cardinals starting left guard come Week 1 with Lyle Sendlein at center and Eric Winston at right tackle.

The Cardinals offensive line is vastly improved from a year ago and it will need to be with Carson Palmer under center.