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2/9 Arizona Cardinals news: Tom Moore introduced, offseason rules, special teams talk

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Friday was eventful for the Cardinals. They introduced assistant head coach Tom Moore, Darren Urban reminds us of the offseason rules about players and coaches and Amos Jones tells us about his plans for Patrick Peterson.

Here are the links of the day:


Word From the Birds Blog | Rules of the offseason
With new coach Bruce Arians taking over, there have been some questions about when they can get started working with players — the collective bargaining agreement makes it plain they can’t do it right now, and all the coaches who have talked the last couple of days have mentioned how they have been careful to work within the CBA rules in that regard.

Word From the Birds Blog | Moore wants offense to fit the players
Tom Moore may be 74, but he cautioned Friday not to look at his chronological age.

Special Emphasis From Amos Jones
New special teams coordinator intrigued by talent on roster

Tom Moore: "I Still Have A Lot Of Coaching To Do"
Knee replacement invigorates new assistant head coach

Cardinals asst head coach Tom Moore introduced | Insiders
As the Cardinals assistant head coach/offense, Moore, 74, will have considerable input in personnel decisions and game-planning. Coach Bruce Arians holds Moore in high regard, saying Moore has forgotten more football than most coaches, including Arians, ever knew.

Amos Jones eager to coach talented special teams with Arizona Cardinals
Jones, 53, has plenty of coaching experience, having served with Arians during stints at Alabama and Temple, in addition to numerous other stops at high school, college and pro levels.

Tom Moore, 74, ready to give '120 percent total commitment' to Cardinals job
New Arizona Cardinals assistant head coach/offense Tom Moore didn't need to continue his career for the accolades.

Tom Moore philosophy: 'You do what your players can do'
Tom Moore has a wealth of experience as an NFL coach.

Cardinals coach Arians: Team will be 'very dynamic on special teams'
"One of the most important phases of our football team will be special teams."

Amos Jones: Excited to work with Patrick Peterson, but he will 'have parameters'
During his introductory press conference Friday, new Arizona Cardinals special teams coordinator Amos Jones gushed over the opportunity to work with punt returner Patrick Peterson.


2013 NFL Draft interview: Marcus Lattimore cannot be broken -
Marcus Lattimore wants to play Week 1. You probably shouldn't bet against him.

2013 NFL free agents: Wes Welker, Dwayne Bowe lead loaded group of wide receivers -
Wes Welker, Victor Cruz and Dwayne Bowe headline the 2013 wide receiver free-agent class, as the offseason gets underway.

NFL Salary Cap Situations 2013: Jets, Cowboys, Saints among teams with work to do -
The Jets need to cut salary, while the Colts will have to spend money in 2013.

Michael Strahan responds to Warren Sapp via Twitter - Big Blue View
Michael Strahan has answered Warren Sapp's criticisms, taking to Twitter to do so.

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