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Arizona Cardinals news 6/2: Palmer is famous, Nelson confident, Pro Bowl to Orlando

Cardinals and NFL news to start your Thursday.

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There was no press access on Wednesday when the Arizona Cardinals had OTAs. There were, however, many stories. Start the day with them.


Bickley: Robert Nkemdiche brings much-needed mentality to Cardinals
One month into his professional career, it’s safe to say Nkemdiche has already impressed his new bosses.

Bickley: Cardinals are more marketable than ever before
Bruce Arians says he's finalizing a book deal with an author. The Cardinals will also be featured in an upcoming series on Amazon.

Carson Palmer among 100 most famous athletes in the world - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer just cracked ESPN's list of the world's most famous athletes.

J.J. Nelson enters year two with more confidence, less thinking
Cardinals receiver J.J. Nelson is showing well as the speedy receiver tries to prove he is more than just a deep threat.

Cardinals CB Justin Bethel: I’m capable of being a starter
Wearing an oversized white sun hat, cornerback Justin Bethel is easily spotted among Arizona Cardinals coaches and players during organized team activities.

Kevin Minter is ready 'to take another step forward'
The road for the Arizona Cardinals at inside linebacker in the absence of former Pro Bowler Daryl Washington has had its ups and downs.

Cardinals' Corey Peters can’t wait for training camp
Signed to a three-year contract, defensive tackle Corey Peters was among the more high-profile free-agent additions by the Arizona Cardinals last season.


Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker are just looking out for the Jets, according to them -
Inside the Jets locker room, some of Decker and Marshall's teammates are rolling their eyes at the notion the two receivers have the team's best interests in mind.

Most legendary quarterbacks don't get a storybook ending to their NFL careers -
Hall of Fame quarterbacks like Dan Fouts, Dan Marino and Johnny Unitas had forgettable ends to their memorable careers.

How NOT to handle an NFL quarterback -
Sub-par professional quarterback Nick Foles isn't showing up for offseason workouts with the Rams. And why should he! Here's a lesson in not building up a guy when you know you're totally done with him anyway.

No one is having more fun this offseason than Greg Olsen -
Move over, Gronk. It's the Summer of Olsen now.

A Buffalo minor league team is having a surprisingly great DeflateGate-themed night -
We know you won't laugh Patriots fans, but this is pretty funny.

NFL Pro Bowl is moving from Hawaii to Orlando, will revert to AFC versus NFC format -
Goodbye, Hawaii.