7/7 Arizona Cardinals news: Tyrann Mathieu's "wake-up call" at rookie symposium, NFC West quarterback rankings

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Your Cardinals and NFL news round-up to start the day.

Tyrann Mathieu recently attended the NFL's rookie symposium where several veterans spoke about the business and potential pitfalls of life in the NFL. Another popular storyline in Arizona this off-season has been the tale of the quarterback. Find out how Carson Palmer rates and discuss how accurate you believe the expert rankings to be.

Cardinals:

NFL Rookie Symposium Worthwhile for Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu
The 2013 NFL Rookie Symposium was held in Aurora, Ohio last week and one player that came away enlightened was Arizona Cardinals rookie Tyrann Mathieu.

Ranking the Quarterbacks In the NFC West
Aside from the strong running backs and great all-around defense, the division has some pretty good quarterbacks -- four of them. How do they rank?

Is Carson Palmer the 23rd best QB in the NFL?
Was his ranking (23rd) on Jaws’ QB Countdown fair?

What's on Every NFL Team's To-Do List Heading into Training Camp?
Everyone has their list of chores to do. For the NFL’s 32 teams, the list is never ending.

Andre Ellington: Arizona Cardinals 2013 Training Camp Profile
Here is what the Arizona Cardinals have in rookie running back Andre Ellington.

Chilo Rachal denies he quit on the Bears
Chilo Rachal started eight games at guard for the Bears last year, but in November he left the team for what were termed "personal reasons" shortly after he was demoted from the first-string offensive line. Now Rachal is speaking out and denying that he quit on his team.

NFL:

Jairus Byrd contract: Bills and safety haven't made progress on new deal - SBNation.com
The Buffalo Bills haven't made any recent progress in getting safety Jairus Byrd signed to an extension, according to a report.

Shane Vereen playing some WR for Patriots - SBNation.com
New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen could see significant time at wide receiver this season.

Packers want to retire Brett Favre's No. 4 before 2016 season - SBNation.com
The Green Bay Packers think Brett Favre will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer in 2016 and would like to retire his jersey number prior to his induction.

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