3-25-12: Arizona Cardinals Bird Droppings - Slow Day

(Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE)

Not a whole lot of Cardinals news right now. If you guys watched the "Flight Plan" show about the Cardinals offseason on NBC where Whiz, Graves, and Miller were interviewed, then you saw pretty much everything about the Cardinals there was to see yesterday.

Hopefully today will be more eventful.

Arizona Cardinals News:

Mailbag: Why didn't Cardinals chase OLB? - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Mackay from Lindon, Utah, wonders why the Arizona Cardinals did not pursue former Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley in free agency. Instead, Wimbley signed with Tennessee.

Arizona Sports News:

Shorthanded Coyotes lose to Sharks in shootout
Michal Handzus and Ryane Clowe scored in the shootout, and Antti Niemi stopped both Phoenix attempts to lead the San Jose Sharks to a crucial 4-3 victory over the Coyotes on Saturday night.

Report: Vontaze Burfict sliding off draft boards altogether - ArizonaSports.com
Vontaze Burfict could be on the verge of going from first round pick to undrafted free agent over the span of about seven months.

NFL News:

Denver Broncos Sign Caleb Hanie - SBNation.com
This week, the Denver Broncos signed Peyton Manning and traded Tim Tebow. Brady Quinn had departed Denver earlier in the offseason. As John Elway put it, they do not have a 'Plan B.' Well, now they do. A former Chicago Bears backup quarterback will be joining Denver to back up Manning.

PHOTO: 'Free Sean Payton' Shirts The Hot Item In New Orleans - From Our Editors - SBNation.com
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton issued an official statement on Saturday, apologizing and taking responsibility for the bounty scandal that landed the coach a one-year suspension from the NFL. But his statement will be of no solace to the many Saints fans in the Gulf area, who are apparently snatching up "Free Sean Payton" t-shirts which are being sold across the Bayou.

Saints’ Zach Strief: This season it’s us against the world | ProFootballTalk
As more Saints players weigh in on the yearlong suspension of their head coach, Sean Payton, two things are becoming clear: Saints players think Payton’s punishment is excessive, and they want to rally around him this season.

Dawkins says Tebow "laid hands" on injured neck | ProFootballTalk
From time to time, some of you have joked that Jets quarterback Tim Tebow should try to heal injured players and/or opponents. It’s time to stop joking.

Ochocinco’s future in New England remains unclear | ProFootballTalk
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Ochocinco will be back, saying that the Patriots think he’ll study the playbook this offseason and come to training camp much more ready to play in the Patriots’ offense than he was last year, when he was acquired at the start of training camp and never really got up to speed.

Up goes the first Tebow billboard in New York | ProFootballTalk
It’s only a matter of time before someone puts up a billboard in New York (possibly Times Square) urging the Jets to bench Mark Sanchez and roll with Tim Tebow.

Source: Shockey is "hell bent on doing something" about Sapp remarks | ProFootballTalk
On Friday, former Saints tight end Jeremy Shockey failed to show for an interview on The Dan Patrick Show because Shockey was in a meeting. It later was disclosed that he was meeting with a lawyer. A league source tells PFT that Shockey has indeed been meeting with multiple lawyers, in order to devise a strategy for dealing with recent comments from NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp accusing Shockey of being the "snitch" who exposed the Saints’ three-year bounty system.

Cosell deems RG3 a "superior arm talent and natural passer" to Luck | ProFootballTalk
ESPN’s Merril Hoge caused a stir last week when he advised the Colts to draft Baylor’s Robert Griffin III over Stanford’s Andrew Luck with the first pick in the draft. NFL Films’ Greg Cosell, perhaps the most prolific game-tape watcher of the sport today, indicated in a recent comparative essay that he doesn’t disagree with Hoge.

Bucs confident Freeman’s lousy 2011 was an aberration | ProFootballTalk
Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman was one of the NFL’s most disappointing players in 2011. But the Bucs aren’t sweating it.

Cowboys, Redskins cap penalty should make league meetings interesting | ProFootballTalk
The NFL’s owners will begin to convene in Palm Beach on Sunday for the league’s annual meetings.

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