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Arizona Cardinals use franchise tag, LB's, special teams and more

A look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

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Happy Tuesday one and all.

Justin has an incredible article on the combine and how to chart athleticism from high school to college.

As for today, let's check out news and notes from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Free Agency Primer 2017: Linebacker
Chandler Jones should be back, but Kevin Minter's future is in limbo.

Cardinals Re-Sign Jeremy Ross, Gabe Martin
Both players will push for roster spots as depth pieces in 2017.

No Surprise: Cardinals Franchise Tag Chandler Jones
Linebacker, team have until mid-July to reach long-term extension.

Arizona Cardinals should focus on cornerback, receiver in combine - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals have plenty of positions they need to bolster in the draft, but none is more important than pass-catchers and cover corners.

Arizona Cardinals use franchise tag on Chandler Jones
The Cardinals used their franchise tag on Chandler Jones on Monday, two days before the deadline to make the decision.

Franchise tag gives Chandler Jones time to develop in Arizona defense - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Arizona using the franchise tag on Chandler Jones, who had 11 sacks in 2016, makes it likely he will be back with a chance to improve his stats.

Michael Floyd can't leave Arizona unless motion filed
Unless a motion is filed to allow him to leave Arizona, Michael Floyd can't leave the state when his home detention begins March 13.

Wait for free agency different for Arizona Cardinals' A.Q. Shipley - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
After starting all 16 games last season, A.Q. Shipley hopes he'll be rewarded in free agency, and he further hopes it comes from the Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals place franchise tag on Chandler Jones
A move that has long been anticipated came to fruition Monday, as the Cardinals have placed the franchise tag on linebacker Chandler Jones.

Pro Football Focus ranks five Cardinals as top-10 free agents by position
The lists feature big names like Jones and Campbell, quality starters in Jefferson and Minter and one fairly surprising inclusion.

Cardinals land CB Marshon Lattimore in latest Bleacher Report mock draft | Cards Wire
Check out the latest mock draft from Bleacher Report.