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5/9 Arizona Cardinals news: Dansby's visit, Darnell Dockett and schemes, Tyrann Mathieu's NFL fit

Your daily roundup of Cardinals and NFL stories.


Here is what there is for you this morning.


Word From the Birds Blog | School rules dictate Taylor will have to wait
Stanford isn’t scheduled to have final exams end until June 12. That happens to be the second day of the Cardinals’ mandatory minicamp at the end of the full team offseason work.

Word From the Birds Blog | Practice bubble work underway in Tempe
The $4.2 million indoor structure — paid for entirely by the team — has been something the franchise has worked toward and talked about for a while.

Post-Draft Live Chat On
Fans got to ask Darren Urban questions.

Karlos Dansby has 'good meeting' with Arizona Cardinals
It appears free agent linebacker Karlos Dansby's meeting with the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday proved to be a productive one.

110 Sports Podcast: Kurt Warner
Kurt Warner discusses his reality TV show and the Cardinals starting over with Bruce Arians and Carson Palmer.

How many victories QBs are really worth - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The level at which Palmer played for the Oakland Raiders last season should add about 2.8 victories relative to how the Cardinals' quarterbacks played last season.

Cardinals defensive ends liking life under Todd Bowles | ProFootballTalk
Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett was not a happy man last season and he wasn't too shy about revealing the source of his frustrations. Dockett didn't like the way he was used in former defensive coordinator Ray Horton's defense and said after the season that he would have asked for a trade...

Honey Badger vs. the critics: How will Tyrann Mathieu fit in the NFL? - Football Study Hall
How will Mathieu fit in the NFL?

Darnell Dockett 'hated' Cardinals 3-4 defense under Ray Horton -
The Cardinals defensive lineman is happy about a change to Todd Bowles new system of defense.


Rob Gronkowski Needs Fourth Surgery on Forearm - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots' star tight end, Rob Gronkowski, will need a fourth surgery to repair his forearm.

John Mara: 'Pretty confident' of eventual Victor Cruz deal - Big Blue View
The Giants' co-owner said Tuesday the lengthy negotiations with the star wide receiver are "not that atypical," and expressed confidence a deal will eventually be reached.

NFL news roundup: Titus Young arrested, Jimmy Haslam apologizes and more -
Titus Young was arrested ... twice; elsewhere, Jimmy Haslam apologized to Browns fans and the Patriots signed another free agent on Tuesday.

NFL news roundup: Ronde Barber to retire, Rob Gronkowski still on the mend -
Ronde Barber is calling it a day after 16 seasons, and Rob Gronkowski may not be available for your Week 1 fantasy football lineup. Those stories and more in Wednesday's evening NFL roundup.

49ers could sell stadium naming rights to Levi's, so here is a Photoshop -
The 49ers could sell stadium naming rights to Levi's, a pants company.

Ronde Barber retires from football - Bucs Nation
The old man calls it a day.

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