Arizona Cardinals news 5/6: Offseason Phase 2, draft talk

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Your morning Cardinals and NFL roundup.

The offseason took another step as Phase 2 of offseason drills began. We also moved ever closer to the NFL Draft. Catch up on the stuff of the day.

Cardinals:

EXCLUSIVE: Cardinals begin on-field work
The Cardinals enter Phase Two of the offseason program hitting the field for the first time.

Phase 2 of Offseason workouts
Photos of Day 1.

Depth at ILB a Cardinals' draft priority - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

In a perfect world, the NFL would have handed down Daryl Washington's suspension by now.

AZCardinals.com's Urban: Larry Fitzgerald's contract will lead to some decisions ArizonaSports.com

"Well, Larry's salary cap number next year is $23.6 million," Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com told Bickley and Marotta of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. "That's not his salary, but it does include a giant roster bonus. Regardless, if he stays on the team and they don't do anything with his contract, that's a $23.6 million hit. That's the kind of thing teams have to adjust to."

Arizona Cardinals Draft History: The third-rounders ArizonaSports.com

Last week, we look at the Cardinals' standout picks from the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh rounds. Now here's a look at the team's best third-rounders of the last 25 years.

NFL:

The Notebook: Is Louis Nix III the best of both worlds? - SBNation.com

Is he a nose tackle in a 3-4 or an inside guy in a 4-3? Maybe he can be both. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White breaks down Irish Chocolate.

PFT Commenter's NFL Draft strategy guide - SBNation.com

The NFL Draft is complicated. Fortunately, PFT Commenter is here to educate fans and GMs alike on how to survive the Super Bowl of the offseason.

Interview: Luke Kuechly discusses NFL Draft, Steve Smith, and the toughest player to tackle - SBNation.com

Carolina Panthers linebacker and NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly visited SB Nation Studios to discuss the Panthers' offseason, the NFL Draft process, Steve Smith's revenge game,...

2014 NFL mock draft: Making sense of the trade rumors - SBNation.com

The 2014 NFL Draft is three days away, and we're not really any clearer about what could happen. For this week's mock, NFL editor and mock draft survivor Ryan Van Bibber took a stab at distilling the trade rumors and hot takes.

Jumps Off the Tape, Will Sutton: Shooting the gaps - SBNation.com

The Arizona State defensive tackle can't do everything, but his moves to get upfield jump off the tape. Danny Kelly's series continues with a look at Will Sutton.

NFL Draft rumors 2014: Rams like Johnny Manziel, Chiefs could grab QB in Round 1 - SBNation.com

The Rams have been doing extensive homework on Johnny Manziel. Will they use one of their two top-13 picks to replace Sam Bradford?

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