5/7 Arizona Cardinals news: Golfing, apologies for Tyrann Mathieu ad, the rookies are coming

Scott Halleran

Your daily roundup of Cardinals and NFL news.

For a time when football news is supposed to be slow, the Arizona Cardinals seem to have a lot of content out there. There is an apology for the questionable ad that used Tyrann Mathieu's likeness. Oh, and somehow Adam Snyder has a job as an NFL offensive lineman.

Cardinals:

Word From the Birds Blog | Rookies on their way this week
The majority of rookies (i.e. everyone but No. 1 pick Jonathan Cooper) have yet to come to the Tempe facility yet. That changes later this week.

Word From the Birds Blog | Swope, YPC and taking shots deep
It was Bruce Arians’ introductory press conference when he first talked about his offense and how he wants to take shots down the field. That’s how he rolled in Pittsburgh, how the Colts played last year and how the Cards will do it now, because as Arians sees it, yards in big chunks helps a lot.

Bonding Through Golf
Players take advantage of Cardinals' annual charity tournament

Smoke shop meant no offense with Honey Badger ad
Phoenix smoke shop says no offense intended in Tyrann Mathieu ad.

Rules put one West rookie at disadvantage - NFC West Blog - ESPN
College graduation dates can affect whether a rookie draft choice participates in his team's offseason program, and to what extent.

Calais Campbell: Defense won't change much, offense will be better ArizonaSports.com
"The only real difference is what he's allowing us to do on the defensive line," Campbell told Arizona Sports 620's Doug and Wolf Monday. "But as far as the scheme goes, it's very, very similar. It's the same defense, pretty much."

Cardinals' Campbell: Daryl Washington is a 'guy we need on the field' ArizonaSports.com
"One thing I know for sure is I love playing with [Washington]," Campbell said. "He's an awesome guy. He's going through a tough situation right now and I don't really know all the facts and the situation and all that went down but just as a teammate he's a great guy."

What Daryl Washington stands to lose | Insiders
Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington makes more money than the vast majority of 26-year-old Americans. He also has more problems than most of those people, too.

NFL:

'Back in the first round!' Selling an NFL future - SBNation.com
How one agent turned a third-round prospect into a first-round pick in four months.

Russell Wilson & The Signature NFL Throw - Field Gulls
That boy good.

Vikings Release Chris Kluwe - Daily Norseman
The Minnesota Vikings have parted ways with their entertaining and enigmatic punter.

NFL offesason workouts: Minicamp schedules - SBNation.com
A look at the full minicamp schedules of each team in the NFL including rookie minicamps, mandatory minicamps and full organized team activities.

NFL news roundup: Tyson Clabo signs with Miami and more - SBNation.com
Another top free agent came off the market on Sunday, as Tyson Clabo found a new team to suit up for in 2013. What else made headlines around the NFL Sunday?

Dolphins plan to bring Dion Jordan along slowly - SBNation.com
The Miami Dolphins aren't rushing their No. 3 overall pick.

Brian Orakpo expects to participate in OTAs - SBNation.com
Brian Orakpo is healthy and expecting to participate in OTAs later this month.

New York Giants looking at linebacker Aaron Curry - SBNation.com
The New York Giants are the latest team to look at former first-round pick Aaron Curry.

Adam Snyder returns to San Francisco on 2-year deal - SBNation.com
After a year with the Cardinals, Adam Snyder is headed back to the Bay Area.

2013 NFL Draft: Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher making move to right tackle - SBNation.com
The top two picks in the 2013 NFL Draft will be transitioning to new roles as they begin their debut seasons.

Interview with HoF'er Cris Carter, Presented By Allstate And The Pro Football Hall Of Fame - Daily Norseman
Presented by Allstate and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, KJSegall speaks with his first ever favorite Viking player.

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