It is Tuesday and there is not a lot going on in the offseason now. But the Cardinals have all their draft picks under contract.
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But to think the Cardinals already have all of their draft picks under contract on May 9 is impressive. The time frame to finish up since 2011, when the new CBA went into effect, has gotten earlier and earlier:
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