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5/15 Arizona Cardinals news: Washington's speaks about issues, roster moves and Swope's player profile

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Another veteran is visiting and we have some strong analysis from various sources on Ryan Swope, the 2010 NFL Draft revisited, and Washington talks to the media since his suspension and alleged assault.

Cardinals:

Daryl Washington Addresses Situation
The linebacker speaks for the first time since his offseason problems and Dansby's arrival.

Word From the Birds Blog | A visit, a signing and some money
After releasing Hoyer, the Cardinals are continuing to make roster changes, including potentially signing veteran ex-Steelers OT Max Starks.

To throw the ball deep the Cardinals will need to be able to run the ball well
Play-action is a large component in Bruce Arians playbook, but in order for it to be effective the Cardinals must have a running game.

2013 NFL Draft: Ryan Swope Player Profile
Pundits are fawning over Tavon Austin, but they forget Ryan Swope ran the same 40-time at the combine and has the potential to be the biggest WR steal of the draft.

Critics of Arizona Cardinals Pick of Tyrann Mathieu Will Be Disappointed
A strong response to Peter King of SI.com's recent criticism, poorly comparing Titus Young and Tyrann Mathieu.

Grading the 2010 NFL Draft – NFC West
Three years later, how did the Cardinals 2010 Draft pan out, you might be surprised with how high the team's draft is ranked.

2013 NFC West offseason glance: Cardinals - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The Cardinals have had a busy offseason and the future looks bright, but did they really "lose" by not getting to hire Andy Reid?

Video: Larry Fitzgerald: "Most frustrating season I've ever had"
Larry Fitzgerald talks about last season's struggles and what's ahead for the Cardinals in 2013.

Steve Keim: Man With A Plan
An infographic that sums up just how busy Steve Keim has been in 2013.

NFL:

Josh Cribbs injury: Jets GM says wideout's knee isn't ready - SBNation.com
Josh Cribbs' knee continues to be a concern, as the Jets don't believe it's fully healed yet.

Cowboys hope to fix offensive woes with draft picks, input from Tony Romo - SBNation.com
The Dallas Cowboys need to turn around their offensive fortunes if they want to make waves in the NFC East.

A look back at Buddy Nix's legacy in Buffalo - SBNation.com
Buddy Nix stepped down after just three seasons as Buffalo's general manager, but he still managed to have a major impact on the Bills. Some good, some bad, but mostly the jury's still out.

Getting to know Doug Whaley - SBNation.com
Doug Whaley has been the heir to the GM role since hired by the Bills in 2010 and has a solid experience to succeed.

The rise of 'Generation Jaguar' - SBNation.com
The history of the Jacksonville Jaguars franchise, from the perspective of Alfie Crow from Big Cat Country.

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy sued for alleged assault - SBNation.com
LeSean McCoy is facing a $50,000 lawsuit for allegedly assaulting a woman in New Jersey.

Randall Cobb ready for larger role in Packers offense - SBNation.com
Randall Cobb enjoyed a breakout 2012 season, and he could be in store for even bigger things in Green Bay's offense.

Victor Cruz rumors: 'Nothing imminent' on Giants' contract - SBNation.com
Contract negotiations between the Giants and Victor Cruz continue to move at a leisurely pace.

Former Chargers RB Chuck Muncie dies of heart attack - SBNation.com
Former Saints and Chargers RB Chuck Muncie has died of a heart attack Tuesday morning. He was 60.

Brian Urlacher reportedly leaning toward Vikings - SBNation.com
Brian Urlacher is deciding between the Broncos and Vikings. The latest report says that he is leaning toward the Vikings.

Eagles sign RB Felix Jones to 1-year deal - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles have reached a one year deal with former Cowboys first round pick Felix Jones according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter.