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Bird Droppings: Defense the Arizona Cardinals run, quarterback carousel, and more news

A look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it!

The Arizona Cardinals have a couple of days until the NFL Combine, don’t forget about your chance to get a question out to a 2018 NFL Draft prospect in tomorrow’s open thread. Let’s get to the news from around the web.

The Next Step For Byron Leftwich
Cardinals quarterbacks coach no longer under the wing of mentor Bruce Arians

Cardinals Blogs |
In one way, “new” additions already here

Cardinals LB coach Larry Foote 'excited' to coach under Wilks
The Arizona Cardinals offseason has been a whirlwind of uncertainty and excitement, with a new coaching staff taking over for the first time in five years.

Cardinals Blogs | Wilks’ QB input: “A whole lot”

ESPN rates the Cardinals' chances of landing each available QB
Which available NFL quarterbacks and draftable prospects have a chance to land with the Arizona Cardinals? ESPN's Mike Sando took a peek. Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu a trade candidate to watch
No player played more snaps during the 2017 NFL season than Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu. Where does he factor into Arizona's plans?

2018 NFL quarterback free agency, draft, trade carousel - Matching QBs to teams
Take a spin through the 2018 QB merry-go-round by matching up the signal-callers who could be available this offseason with the teams that need help.

Kirk Cousins 2018 NFL free agency sweepstakes - Seven offers to sign quarterback, picking best
Just how much will the quarterback make when he hits the open market next month, and what could the contract he signs look like? We crafted offers for the seven most likely teams -- and picked the best.

Homeschooling his four children Khalif Barnes' other job - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Saints signed and cut Khalif Barnes five times before the Cardinals picked him up, but his biggest challenge these days isn't on the field.

What kind of defense will Arizona Cardinals run? Whatever will win - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Cardinals coaches believe that the 3-4 vs. 4-3 debate is not as important as formulating game plans based on talent against specific opponents.

Mike Mayock’s top guard prospects probably won’t make it past Round 2 | Cards Wire
If the Cardinals want a top guard, they will have to use a high draft pick to get him.

QB, Senior Bowl to be focus of next episode of ‘Cardinals Flight Plan’ | Cards Wire
The next episode of the offseason documentary comes out February 28.

5 offensive linemen for Cardinals fans to watch at NFL combine | Cards Wire
Arizona will likely need to take a lineman in the draft somewhere. Here are a few for Cardinals fans to keep their eyes on at the Combine.

5 QB for Cardinals fans to watch at NFL combine | Cards Wire
Arizona will no doubt draft a quarterback in this year's NFL draft, and the Combine is a part of that process.