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Arizona Cardinals news and notes from around the web.

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Let's get this Monday kicked off right, with some news from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals, plus a look around the NFC West.

Cardinals Set 2017 Offseason Schedule
Strength and conditioning program starts April 17.

Tyrann Mathieu, Leonard Fournette Share Bond
Childhood friends from New Orleans excited to be in NFL together.

While talented, Christian McCaffrey not a fit with Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Teams generally don't pick backup players in the first round, and because the Cardinals have David Johnson, they don't need Christian McCaffrey.

Competition could spark Arizona Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
It's likely Arizona will bring in another kicker to compete with Chandler Catanzaro, but that might actually be a good thing for Catanzaro.

Bruce Arians thinks Evan Boehm ‘will have a spot in the lineup’ for Cardinals in 2017 | Cards Wire
He could end up starting at guard or at center.

Cardinals won’t likely need to reach for CB in 2017 draft | Cards Wire
This draft class is deep at cornerback, a need for the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals could consider LB Hasson Reddick in Rd. 1 after strong Combine showing | Cards Wire
The linebacker is rising up draft boards after a very strong showing at the Combine.

Bruce Arians says QB class in draft has ‘5 to 6 really good arms’ | Cards Wire
Some have the arm and the size. Do they have the heart and mind?

Notes from the NFC West

NFL Combine Results: Which cornerbacks measured in with 32” arms and above? - Field Gulls
It’s long been known that Pete Carroll likes cornerbacks who have at least 32" arms. It’s not a "thing" that really existed up until 2011, when the Seattle Seahawks drafted the lengthy Richard...

Size, speed, strength, length: What the Seahawks will be looking for at the 2017 NFL combine - Field Gulls
Which drills are crucial for Seattle’s need positions? Rob Staton has the answers

Vinny: T.J. McDonald Likely to Leave Rams in Free Agency - Turf Show Times
Looks like the Rams are starting to prioritize their pending free agents.

La Canfora: LA Rams Interested In QB Tony Romo (UPDATED) - Turf Show Times
Let the rumor mill start a-churnin’.

49ers interested in Mike Glennon if Kirk Cousins trade doesn’t happen, but agent complication exists - Niners Nation
Mike Glennon does not have an agent, and that could throw a wrench in things.

Greg Cosell doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick returns - Niners Nation
The NFL Films producer was on Matt Maiocco’s podcast to discuss the new prospects. Colin Kaepernick, of course, had to come up and Cosell’s not too positive about the quarterback returning to San Francisco.