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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals filling out coaching staff, while former coaches get new gigs

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News and notes from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

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Happy Thursday one and all. Hope you are cruising to the end of your week. There is plenty of great information coming out on the Arizona Cardinals and their coaching staff, we will have an in depth look at most of the staff as the names come out.

To get your day started, sit back, relax and check out all the news from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Coach Found, Cardinals Seek Quarterback
With Wilks in place, team sets sights on potential 2018 signal-callers

Cardinals Blogs | Bettcher headed to Giants as Wilks builds staff

Report: Longtime NYG assistant David Merritt to join Steve Wilks' staff
Steve Wilks' first coaching staff continues to take shape as he's tabbed former Giants assistant David Merritt to coach Arizona's defensive backs.

After 11 years in Arizona, outgoing coach Freddie Kitchens thanks Cards
After team president Michael Bidwill and general manager Steve Keim, few had seen the Arizona Cardinals grow as a franchise like Freddie Kitchens.

Report: Cardinals to hire Don Johnson as defensive line coach
Former Chargers defensive line coach Don Johnson is expected to join head coach Steve Wilks' Arizona Cardinals staff in the same position.

NFL's best teams never to win a Super Bowl - ranking all 32 franchises
NFL history is littered with teams that dominated the regular season but couldn't close the deal. We rank each franchise's best team never to win the Big One.

Larry Fitzgerald yet to decide on future after chat with Steve Wilks - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The new Cardinals coach's "very in-depth conversation" with his star receiver didn't shed any light on whether he plans to stick around in 2018.

Steve Wilks: Cardinals will be 'active and aggressive' in QB search - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Sensing the "elephant in the room," the Cardinals' new coach assured he will field a quality team as he goes about finding a quarterback and a staff.

Byron Leftwich, Steve Heiden expected to remain on coaching staff for Cardinals | Cards Wire
It appears four coaches under Wilks will be holdovers from Arians' staff.

Byron Leftwich, Steve Heiden expected to remain on coaching staff for Cardinals | Cards Wire
It appears four coaches under Wilks will be holdovers from Arians' staff.

Larry Foote could stay on Cardinals’ staff under Steve Wilks | Cards Wire
He might be one of only two holdovers from Bruce Arians' staff.

Cardinals block offensive assistant close to Larry Fitzgerald from leaving | Cards Wire
Kevin Garver, assistant WR coach, will be retained under new coach Steve Wilks.

Timeline to put together Steve Wilks’ staff seemingly eliminates John DeFilippo as OC | Cards Wire
New coach Steve Wilks wants to have his staff together before the Super Bowl.

How Cardinals might look with Steve Wilks’ expected 4-3 defense | Cards Wire
Arizona could be looking at moving back to a 4-3 defense for the first time in years.