4th of July Arizona Cardinals news: Walt Powell's family gift, roster diffculties, tight ends doing well

Christian Petersen

Here is the roundup you need to start your holiday.

It is a holiday. But since you are already here, you might as well catch up on Cardinals and NFL stories you mght have missed.

Cardinals:

Walt Powell Carries On Family Gift
Years after brother has NFL stint, rookie receiver ready for his turn

Cutting Cardinals' roster not easy - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss says getting the roster down to 53 men won't be easy.

Key summer questions for Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams - ESPN

Second-year inside linebacker Kevin Minter steps into a starting role for the Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals' tight end room flourishing after minicamp - ESPN

Sometimes bigger is better. At least when it comes to tight ends.

Arians expects Falcons to bounce back; Abraham to keep on ticking | Atlanta Falcons blog

GREENSBORO – Arizona coach Bruce Arians believes the Falcons, who dipped to 4-12 last season after going 13-3 in 2012, will bounce back in 2014.

NFL:

Who will be the next Roger Goodell? - SBNation.com

The Ginger Hammer won't be around forever. Who's going to step up when Goodell retires?

NFL suspensions 2014: Robert Mathis, Daryl Washington among others - SBNation.com

Some of the biggest names in the sport have already been banned, headlined by a pair of top-notch linebackers.

Texans banking on Arian Foster finding his way back - SBNation.com

Arian Foster went from one of the most productive running backs in the NFL to the injured reserve list last season. He turns 28 next month, and will have to spend 2014 proving his best days are still ahead of him.

Jordan Cameron will not be defined by self-defining Twitter bio - SBNation.com

But that's strictly for purposes of arbitration.

Quotables: NFLPA not giving up on Jimmy Graham fight, Bills search for Kiko Alonso replacement - SBNation.com

The NFLPA sounds as if it's ready to appeal the decision that Jimmy Graham must be paid as a tight end in 2014. Meanwhile, Buffalo is trying to figure out its defense after the season-ending injury to Kiko Alonso.

Dion Jordan suspended for PEDs - The Phinsider

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been suspended for PED use.

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