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6/22 Arizona Cardinals news: Ryan Swope's concussions, no rebuilding

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The weekend is here. Bruce Arians had the Cardinals in the news again, talking about the team's goals and the status of Ryan Swope. Meanwhile, Stepfan Taylor is getting in extra work to catch up after missing time because of school. Oh, and there is something going on with some Aaron Hernandez character.


Ryan Swope's medical-related absence surprised Cards -
A history of concussions in college has kept Arizona Cardinals sixth-round draft pick Ryan Swope from practicing this offseason. Was the team surprised by the severity of the wide receiver's condition?

Bruce Arians: Arizona Cardinals are reloading, not rebuilding -
Rebuilding year? Blasphemy! Bruce Arians tells Ian Rapoport the Arizona Cardinals are "in it to win now." Bold words, but don't forget about what his Indianapolis Colts accomplished last season.

Stump Mitchell Spends Vacation Helping Stepfan Taylor
Rookie RB playing catch up after NFL rule costs him bulk of offseason

Eight in the Box: Secondary status check - NFC West Blog - ESPN
How do the Cards look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done?

Five Years of PFF Grades: Top 10 Wide Receivers |
Larry Fitzgerald is ranked fourth.


NFL - Breaking down the top 10 offensive linemen for 2016 - ESPN
Gary Horton projects who the best offensive linemen will be in 2016. The list is made up of seasoned veterans, along with some new faces. Jonathan Cooper makes this list.

Aaron Hernandez investigation: 3 search warrants issued, per report -
The NFL Network is reporting that three search warrants have been issued in the ongoing investigation of Aaron Hernandez.

CytoSport drops endorsement deal with Aaron Hernandez -
The company that makes "Muscle Milk" and related products terminated its deal with the Patriots tight end.

Vikings minicamp news: Greg Jennings and the new Minnesota receivers -
Greg Jennings spent this week's minicamp mentoring rookie wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson while the two looked to add chemistry with quarterback Christian Ponder -- all of which should lead to a more diverse offensive gameplan for the Minnesota V

NFL news roundup: Darrelle Revis, RGIII should be ready for Week 1, Aaron Hernandez update and more -
The Aaron Hernandez saga continues, while Darrelle Revis and Robert Griffin III should be ready for Week 1. Here are the big headlines of Friday afternoon.

Dennis Pitta and Joe Flacco: Shades of Dallas Clark and Peyton Manning? -
Dennis Pitta and Joe Flacco could become the next great tight end-quarterback tandem, with the help of Ravens offensive coordinator and former Colts head coach Jim Caldwell.

SB Nation NFL Huddle: Aaron Hernandez warrant out, Warren Sapp vs. Michael Strahan -
The arrest warrant for Aaron Hernandez is the biggest news on this NFL Friday but we also have notes on Warren Sapp vs. Michael Strahan, the NFL Network's top 100 players list and lots more from SB Nation's NFL blogs on Friday.

Josh Freeman facing uncertainty in contract year with Buccaneers -
Josh Freeman sounds ready to just let the chips fall where they may as he heads into his last season under contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Vladimir Putin wants to make it right with Robert Kraft -
We suggest you accept it.

NFL offseason injury report: Darrelle Revis, Robert Griffin III should be ready by Week 1 -
Darrelle Revis and RGIII could be back for training camp, while Rob Gronkowski and Jason Pierre-Paul have longer recoveries following back surgery.

Jim Kelly doesn't require chemotherapy, per report -
The Buffalo Bills great will reportedly not require chemotherapy in his fight with cancer.

3 steps to success: The Ravens get younger, but can they be as effective? -
A lot has been made about Joe Flacco's extension, but the Super Bowl champions have bigger questions than their QB.

Church wants $24.5 million from Atlanta Falcons for new stadium site -
Two historic Atlanta churches find themselves with quite a bit of real estate bargaining power. They occupy land the ambitious local NFL franchise wants.

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