2/20 Arizona Cardinals news: Playing Steve Keim, and no pity for Honey Badger

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Your Thursday morning roundup of Cardinals and NFL news.

Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu is on the mend this offseason after knee surgery to repair a torn ACL and LCL. Part 2 of a series highlighting his road to recovery is well worth four minutes of your time, as are all of these bits of Cardinals and NFL news.

Cardinals

Comfort Heading To The Combine
"The biggest thing is having a year together and us seeing how the scouts evaluate, scouts seeing how the coaches evaluate, going through free agency and the combine, it’s night and day realizing the type of players we are looking for," [head coach Bruce] Arians said.

Tenacious Part 2 - 'No Time for Pity'
"Pity is not really part of my mindset. You've gotta be strong in this world, so I just try to be as strong as I can."

Playing Arizona Cardinals GM: 2014 free agency, draft
As the Cardinals front office personnel, coaches and scouts prepare to leave for Indianapolis this week for the combine, azcentral sports' Bruce Cooper felt compelled to get his Cardinals mock draft in order. Of course, he couldn't get his draft together without first addressing free agency.

NFL draft ‘deepest and best’ in 10 years, NFL Network analyst says
"It’s the deepest and best draft class I’ve seen in 10 years," NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said on Tuesday. "Offensive tackle is particularly deep. You can go three, four rounds deep this year and get a starting offensive tackle."

NFL Nation Buzz: Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
ESPN.com Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss discusses Arizona's free-agency priorities, as well as negotiations with Karlos Dansby.

NFL

NFL Combine 2014: Quarterbacks highlight list of player invites - SBNation.com
The NFL Combine is here, and a heated battle for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 draft is set to begin. Here is the full list of invites to Indianapolis.

2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Who will be the most compelling interview? - SBNation.com
With more than 300 players converging on Indianapolis, some of them are bound to be interesting.

Spurrier and Clowney show some people don't have to work *that* hard - SBNation.com
We could all take things as seriously as possible and make a show of trying as hard as we possibly can. Or we could get the job done and go enjoy some sunsets.

NFL Combine 2014: Wonderlic test explained - SBNation.com
Every year, the Wonderlic ends up being the most talked-about Combine event, and it doesn't even involve any on-field action. What exactly is the Wonderlic? Here's an overview of the test.

2014 NFL Scouting Combine preview - SBNation.com
The biggest, strangest and most newsworthy items to follow from Indianapolis this week.

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