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

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Happy Monday one and all and welcome to another week.

For many, it is Spring Break time, so if you are on Spring Break, hope you enjoy your week or two off and can wake up a little later and enjoy the free agency frenzy that is about to start.

Today, the legal tampering period gets rolling today but nothing can happen until 1pm Arizona time on Wednesday.

That means, plenty of rumors, innuendos and sources will be making headlines over the next couple of days.

Let’s get the week started with a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

Free Agency Soon, But "Tampering" Talks First
NFL will open legal window to talk to potential players ahead of Wednesday's signing period

Brittan Golden believes he’s a WR but just hopes ‘somebody calls’ - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Veteran special-teamer and receiver Brittan Golden says it was tough to climb the WR depth chart in Arizona, but he wants to at his next stop.

Cardinals’ top 2 free agent targets are Kirk Cousins, Andrew Norwell | Cards Wire
They will target two of the biggest name on the market.

Cardinals RB Elijhaa Penny motivates, inspires draft prospect brother, Rashaad Penny | Cards Wire
Rashaad looks to Elijhaa for advice and help through the process of becoming a pro.

Cardinals to make sales pitch to Kirk Cousins’ agents Monday | Cards Wire
The free agent frenzy begins Monday with legal contact with player agents.

QB prospect Mike White believes he is ‘one of the best in this class’ | Cards Wire
He believes he belongs in the conversation every bit as much as the top prospects in the draft class.

3 CBs the Cardinals should love in the draft | Cards Wire
Three cornerbacks have size, speed and athleticism that GM Steve Keim will covet, much like Brandon Williams.

Baker Mayfield falls to Cardinals in new post-combine mock draft | Cards Wire
Arizona lands their QB of the future.

Cardinals likely must trade up in Rd. 1 to get quarterback | Cards Wire
The last 11 1st-round quarterbacks have either been taken in the top three picks or the team who selected them traded up to do so.

Packers QB Brett Hundley could be available for Cardinals via trade | Cards Wire
With the Packers acquiring Deshone Kizer, the Cardinals could pick up a young quarterback with some starting experience.

‘There’s no way’ Tyrann Mathieu takes offered pay cut from Cardinals | Cards Wire
It seems inevitable Mathieu will be released in the next few days.

For Arizona Cardinals, free agency approaching quickly
With just four days remaining until free agency and the new league year starts, Arizona Cardinals fans are anxious to see what moves the team will make

Arizona Cardinals history peppered with free agent passers
With the signing period just days away, a look back at how the Arizona Cardinals have fared with free agent signal-callers

New wide receiver possibilities for the Arizona Cardinals
Now that Larry Fitzgerald's career is winding down, it may behoove the Arizona Cardinals to seek reinforcements at wide receiver