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Arizona Cardinals lose free agents, gain free agents and bring back familiar faces

Day one of free agency brought a frenzy of moves for the Arizona Cardinals.

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Wow... What a first day of free agency, not just for the Arizona Cardinals, but the NFL.

There is a ton of information, so let's get to it.

After Jefferson, Cardinals Sign Antoine Bethea
Former 49ers safety added on three-year deal with free agency beginning.

Cardinals Blogs | Comings, goings, kickers and Dansby

Bill Barnwell grades the big 2017 free-agent deals - NFL
Stephon Gilmore. Alshon Jeffery. DeSean Jackson. Chandler Jones. Mike Glennon. Andrew Whitworth. Now that they've all agreed to new deals, see how Bill Barnwell assesses each move.

Arizona Cardinals replace Tony Jefferson with Antoine Bethea
The Cardinals signed safety Antoine Bethea to a three-year deal, filling the void created with Tony Jefferson's expected signing with the Ravens.

Cardinals enter free agency with $21.4 million in cap space - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals have the majority of their cap space locked up in just eight players and will have to use their money wisely in free agency.

Calais Campbell leaves the Cardinals with legacy in Arizona - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals may never find another player like Calais Campbell, who contributed as much off the field as he did on it.

Free agency has power to reshape Arizona Cardinals defense - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
As the free agency period arrives, the Cardinals could lose six players who either were starters this past season or had regular roles on defense.

Arizona Cardinals add veteran presence in secondary in Antoine Bethea - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
New Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea is 32, but he's been a durable, versatile NFL defensive back for 11 seasons.

Cardinals add consistency, possible competition in kicker Phil Dawson - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Phil Dawson fills a need, as the Cardinals didn't tender their kicker of the past three years, Chandler Catanzaro, who is now a free agent.

Cardinals keep offensive line core intact by re-signing A.Q. Shipley - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
With center A.Q. Shipley back, the Cardinals can hit the ground running in training camp from an offensive standpoint.

Tony Jefferson, D.J. Swearinger thank Cardinals on way out
Tony Jefferson and D.J. Swearinger thanked the Arizona Cardinals as Jefferson signed with the Ravens and Swearinger joined the Redskins.

Cardinals agree to re-sign center A.Q. Shipley to two-year deal
After his first full year as a starter in 2016, the Cardinals have agreed to re-sign center A.Q. Shipley to a two-year deal, the team announced Thursday.

Cardinals sign safety Antoine Bethea to three-year deal
On the first day of NFL free agency, the Cardinals have agreed to sign safety Antoine Bethea on a three-year deal.

Cardinals will not re-sign K Chandler Catanzaro | Cards Wire
The addition of veteran Phil Dawson means Catanzaro's time as a Cardinal is over.

Cardinals sign Antoine Bethea to replace Tony Jefferson | Cards Wire
The 11-year veteran gets a three-year contract from the Cardinals to replace Tony Jefferson.

C A.Q. Shipley agrees to 2-year contract to return to Cardinals | Cards Wire
The team brings back its starting center and announces the addition of Antoine Bethea.

Cardinals bring back LB Karlos Dansby for 3rd stint | Cards Wire
On a one-year deal, he will join Arizona for the third time in his NFL career.