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Arizona Cardinals news 5/21: More money linebackers, Humphries and starting job

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Welcome to the weekend. The Arizona Cardinals wrapped up a week of OTAs. Here are the stories to end the week.


Young Cornerbacks Getting Their Reps
Injuries to top cover men mean more offseason experience for the rest

Cardinals Blogs | Buc, Clemons and dollar linebacker
They like safeties who can play corner if needed (Mathieu, Marqui Christian, Tyvon Branch) and they like safeties that can drop into the box. Or in the case of Bucannon, stay in the box.

Arizona Cardinals' D.J. Humphries humbled, set to start
Arizona Cardinals' D.J. Humphries humbled, set to start

D.J. Humphries plans on keeping starting RT job on lockdown - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Former first-round pick D.J. Humphries began OTAs as the starting RT and says anyone who wants the job "will have to kill me for this one."

Larry Fitzgerald keeps a promise to his mother by finishing college - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
After chipping away at classes online for the past 12 years, Larry Fitzgerald earns a college degree and teaches his sons the importance of education.

Charles Barkley thinks the NBA has never been worse
— Charles Barkley on his desire to meet Bruce Arians (17:01)

Missouri experience matured Boehm beyond his years

When the Cardinals assigned their personal character and football character grades to prospects before the draft, center Evan Boehm was on a short list.


Jalen Ramsey's injury stinks, but the Jaguars will be fine -

Jalen Ramsey's injury is unfortunate, but there's no reason to dismiss the momentum the Jaguars built earlier in the offseason.

Buccaneers GM Jason Licht doesn't care about value, considers Roberto Aguayo a 1st round talent -
Jason Licht thinks he got a steal when he drafted Roberto Aguayo in the second round.

The Steelers are using 'robots' to hunt players for sport and probably for football -
Please show us humans mercy.

Sorry Eric Decker, Tom Brady's suspension doesn't mean the AFC East is 'up for grabs' -
Remember, Las Vegas actually gave the Patriots better odds to win the Super Bowl after Brady's suspension was reinstated.