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All quiet on day one of the NFL Free Agency tampering period for the Arizona Cardinals

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With the Cardinals having a lot of work to do, they sat quiet on the first day of the free agency tampering period.

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The Arizona Cardinals are in an odd position. They have a lot of work to do in order to get their roster in shape moving forward under the guidance of Steve Wilks, they have little in terms of monetary assets to be players in free agency and even more, the larger contracts they have on their roster will just add to the needs of the team.

That’s why, when the flurry of the last four days has been happening, the Arizona Cardinals have stayed mostly stagnant.

They have not yet released a player, they have not made a play for any players in trades, although they were reportedly in on Tyrod Taylor, and that is likely not to change much if at all in the next 24 hours.

No, the Cardinals are going to wait. They are not going to create cap space just to have cap space, they will create cap space with a purpose, Kirk Cousins/Andrew Norwell?

They won’t cut players at positions where they will create needs, unless another option that could play at a cheaper price presents itself, then why create that hole?

It makes sense, but it can be frustrating.

The Cardinals lack an asset of Cordy Glenn to tie to their 15th overall pick to make a move up. Oh sure, they have D.J. Humphries, but again, that creates another need if you move him. And to be frank, Humphries has never played, at least to this point, at the level Glenn has.

No, the Cardinals will be decisive, but also methodical.

They’ll be aggressive, but also patient.

They’ll drive fans mad, but hopefully it all turns out for the best.