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Arizona Cardinals new 9/9: Depth chart changes, Barkley trade

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Tuesday was the first regular season practice for the Arizona Cardinals and that brought lots of news and stories. There were depth chart changes and talk about Matt Barkley. Here are some of the stories from Tuesday.

Cardinals:

Cardinals Blogs | Watford, Sendlein start; Cardinals name their captains
That doesn’t mean Watford can’t lose the job, but it’s a huge statement for Watford, who has been looking for a starting role.

Lyle Sendlein, Earl Watford To Start
Notes: Arians sets offensive line; Floyd status up in the air; Team OK with three CBs

Matt Barkley Gets Chance With Cardinals
Quarterback wasn't looking for fresh start but acknowledges change could help

Matt Barkley confident he can succeed with Cardinals
No one connected with the Cardinals is proclaiming that Matt Barkley, obtained in a trade with the Eagles last week, is the team’s quarterback of the future.

2015 NFL predictions: How will Cardinals fare?
azcentral sports' Dan Bickley, Paola Boivin, Kent Somers and Bob McManaman provide their predictions for the 2015 NFL season.

Arizona Cardinals stadium authority faces funding shortfall
The stadium authority for University of Phoenix Stadium is facing a $34 million shortfall over the next five years.

Bruce Arians says Jen Welter welcome back to Arizona Cardinals
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians liked former coaching intern Jen Welter enough to want her on his staff again in the future.

Michael Floyd of Arizona Cardinals to test injured hand - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd will start testing his injured left hand on Wednesday.

Steve Keim Time: Positional flexibility a big plus for Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Sports
Cardinals general manager, Steve Keim says the team is excited to have their roster put together, but that it is an ongoing process. Keim explains why the Cardinals liked Matt Barkley enough to trade for him.

Nelson, Humphries represent opposite ends of learning curve for Cardinals rookies - Arizona Sports
Darren Urban says it wasn't a surprise to see Logan Thomas and Phillip Sims get cut, but he was a bit surprised to see the Cardinals trade for Matt Barkley.

Cardinals QB Barkley: 'I'm excited to see where this is heading'
"I really liked him coming out. We personally worked out him and Logan Thomas coming out," Arians said Tuesday. "Logan had that unbelievable upside but I really liked Matt.

Bruce Arians reacts to SI's last-place prediction for Cardinals - Arizona Sports

Arians discusses the recent roster moves and previews week 1 vs the Saints, what they like about Matt Barkley, who won the position battles, and a summary of camp.

NFL:

MMBM: What else are the Patriots hiding? - SBNation.com

It's time for another investigation into Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, and the rest of the New England Patriots.

The 2012 NFL Draft wasn't as good as it seemed - SBNation.com

RG3 wasn't the only pick in 2012 that altered the course of a franchise.

ESPN just nuked the Patriots and NFL for Spygate - SBNation.com

The latest bombshell from Bristol links the NFL's tough stance on DeflateGate to its fumbling of the Spygate investigation.

The Onside Kick Family Hour: 2015 NFL season preview extravaganza - SBNation.com

SB Nation is not done previewing the NFL season. This time, we're going division by division in podcast form.

The Seahawks aren't trading Kam Chancellor - SBNation.com

Despite the trade rumors, Pete Carroll isn't letting his disgruntled safety get away. More off-field trouble for the Browns, tension in Indianapolis, defensive stars returning and more from around the NFL.

It's time to stop thinking of Christian Hackenberg as a No. 1 pick - SBNation.com

The Penn State quarterback struggled, but players like West Virginia safety Karl Joseph, Alabama running back Derrick Henry and Ohio State's Braxton Miller all boosted their NFL stock.

The Patriots will never shed the 'cheaters' label - SBNation.com

Unfair or not, the Patriots have a reputation for breaking the rules.