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Bird Droppings: The quarterback quest, the NFL Combine leftovers and former Cardinals in the news

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

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Happy Tuesday one and all, I hope your week has started off well.

The 2018 NFL Combine has come and gone and there is plenty of news coming out of it for not just the Arizona Cardinals, but around the NFL.

Let’s get to it.

Free Agency Primer 2018: Linebacker
Depth could be targeted, but starting quartet boasts high-end talent

Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen And The Trading Game
Cardinals may have to move up if they want one of the highly-ranked quarterbacks

Cardinals Blogs
Jockeying for QB has begun

Arizona Cardinals and what they plan to do at quarterback in 2018 - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
With Carson Palmer retired and no QBs under contract for 2018, the Cardinals have a blank slate to work with at the position heading into free agency.

Ex-Chargers, New York Jets, Arizona Cardinals CB Antonio Cromartie retires
Antonio Cromartie, who didn't play last season, has announced his retirement from the NFL, thanking the Chargers, Jets and Cardinals in an Instagram post.

Former RB Chris 'Beanie' Wells seeking treatment for brain injury
Former Ohio State and Arizona Cardinals running back Chris "Beanie" Wells is seeking treatment for a brain injury he believes was caused by playing football.

Should Kirk Cousins land in Arizona, an NFC West reunion with Kyle Shanahan, Sean McVay awaits - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The quarterback would have to face two of his former offensive coordinators four times a year if he should sign with the Cardinals.

The 5: Cardinals NFL Combine stars drafted by Steve Keim
From J.J. Nelson to Ryan Swope, here are five notable NFL Scouting Combine stars the Arizona Cardinals ended up selecting under GM Steve Keim.

Kirk Cousins pursuit has Cardinals on outside looking in, La Canfora says
CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora believes only two teams, not including the Arizona Cardinals, can land free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins.

Cardinals free agent Jaron Brown receiving interest as No. 2 receiver
Despite an inconsistent 2017 season, nine teams have expressed interest in the services of Arizona free agent Jaron Brown.

MRI on former Cardinal Beanie Wells reveals brain trauma
Former Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells said that an MRI revealed he has suffered brain trauma from his football career.

Former Cardinals CB Antonio Cromartie retires from NFL
Former Arizona Cardinals cornerbacks Antonio Cromartie retired from the NFL on Monday and thanked the Bidwill family via an Instagram post.

Free agent QB Kirk Cousins keeping options open, has no favorites
Kirk Cousins has not eliminated any teams from the running for his services and has no team(s) in the lead, according to 98.7 FM's Mike Jurecki.