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Arizona Cardinals news 3/18: Mathis introduced, Chris Johnson returns for a ring

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Cardinals and NFL links to start your Friday.

The Arizona Cardinals added another player to the list of those returning from the 2015 team, as running back Chris Johnson comes back. They introduced Evan Mathis. Jermaine Gresham and Steve Keim spoke on the radio.

Here are stories you can catch up on this morning before you head off to work (or while you are at work).

Cardinals:

Cardinals Blogs | Agent issue puts Campbell contract on hold
As of now, the Cardinals have not broached that subject with Campbell. They might not. But they couldn’t even if they wanted to.

Evan Mathis Feels At Home With Cardinals

Veteran guard recruited in part by longtime friend Adrian Wilson

Chris Johnson Returns To Cardinals

Running back agrees to new one-year contract

Arizona Cardinals upgrade two spots in two days

After a slow start to the offseason, the Cardinals believe they upgraded two positions over the past two days.

Bickley: Cardinals winning NFL offseason in blowout

Thanks to GM Steve Keim, the Cardinals have shored up all their weaknesses.

Evan Mathis 'all-in' with Arizona Cardinals

Evan Mathis contemplated retirement after winning the Super Bowl last season with the Broncos, but was open to continuing his football career in the right place with the right team.

In search of Super Bowl, Arizona Cardinals add winning experience - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

With the addition of both Evan Mathis and Chandler Jones, the Cardinals gain valuable playoff-winning experience from two Super Bowl winners.

Chandler Jones congratulates Chris Long on joining Patriots - New England Patriots Blog- ESPN

Former Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones took to Twitter on Thursday night to welcome Chris Long to New England.

Cardinals boast dangerous backfield with Chris, David Johnson - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

Chris Johnson signed a one-year deal to remain with the Cardinals, though his role probably will change due to the emergence of David Johnson.

Evan Mathis thinks his contract with the Cardinals is a big joke | FOX Sports

Evan Mathis thinks his contract with the Cardinals is a big joke

Evan Mathis: "This team has what it takes" to win a Super Bowl - NBCSPORTS1060.COM

Evan Mathis and his family live in Scottsdale, Ariz., so why doesn’t he come and play for the Cardinals after winning a Super Bowl?

Chris Johnson re-ups with Cardinals for one more year - NBCSPORTS1060.COM

On Thursday, the Arizona Cardinals announced that Chris Johnson is no longer a free agent – a day after he traveled to Miami to meet with the Dolphins. He’s returning to the team for one more season.

Chandler Jones feeling no pressure at all with his new team - NBCSPORTS1060.COM

"I don’t believe in the word pressure at all," Jones said. "You can call it pressure, but it’s a job. Every player has a job to do. He brought me here to rush the passer, and that’s exactly what I’m going to do. I’m excited to get after these quarterbacks. It should be fun to watch."

Cardinals TE Gresham: I owe it to organization to be better

No one would have been surprised had Jermaine Gresham chosen to leave Arizona for another team.

Cardinals GM Steve Keim ribs media; talks OL draft

Steve Keim took a few shots at the media for spreading "misinformation" and dished a little info on some offensive lineman in April's draft.

NFL:

Steelers have shown they can overcome the loss of Martavis Bryant - SBNation.com

Mike Tomlin's Steelers have an indomitable will in the face of injuries, suspensions and other adversity on the football field.

Where every NFL team stands after the 1st week of free agency - SBNation.com

The Giants and Jaguars have been big spenders, but does that mean they're big winners?

The NFL is fine with its confusing catch rule - SBNation.com

The league will tweak the rules on chop blocks and horse collars and institute an automatic ejection for players who get two personal fouls in single game, but no changes are coming on how to determine whether or not a player caught a football.

The Titans probably should have taken the Eagles' offer for Marcus Mariota - SBNation.com

Reports surfaced this week about what Chip Kelly's Eagles were willing to give up damn near everything in order to trade up in the 2015 NFL Draft to get Marcus Mariota.The Titans probably should have taken the Eagles' offer for Marcus Mariota - SBNation.com

Reports surfaced this week about what Chip Kelly's Eagles were willing to give up damn near everything in order to trade up in the 2015 NFL Draft to get Marcus Mariota.