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Bird Droppings: Free agents already gone, NFL Combine leftovers and more Arizona Cardinals news

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

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Happy Wednesday one and all.

It is hump day and one week from the start of the 2018 NFL free agent signing period. That will be most of the focus as we head into the weekend, with plenty of news and notes to keep you occupied.

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

Former Cardinals CB Antonio Cromartie announces retirement after 11 seasons | Cards Wire
He was a Pro Bowler his only season with the Cardinals in 2014.

Eagles seeking more for Nick Foles than they got for Sam Bradford | Cards Wire
If the Eagles are to move the Super Bowl MVP, it will take at least a first-round pick in this year's draft and a Day 2 pick in 2019.

Cardinals reportedly one of 4 teams to pursue QB Case Keenum in free agency | Cards Wire
Arizona, Denver, Cleveland and Minnesota reportedly are the top teams expected to court the 30-year-old QB.

4 free agent QBs the Cardinals plan on contacting | Cards Wire
Kirk Cousins, Teddy Bridgewater, Josh McCown and Mike Glennon all make the list.

Cardinals land top CB prospect in latest mock draft | Cards Wire
Pete Prisco projects Ohio State's Denzel Ward in his latest mock draft.

NFL sets 2018 salary cap at more than $177M; Cardinals with about $20M | Cards Wire
They have about $20 million in total cap space, but more than $28 million to play with in the offseason.

4 understated salary-saving cuts Cardinals can make | Cards Wire
Cutting these four players will save about $10 million in cap space and are not expensive to replace.

Free Agency Primer 2018: Special Teams
Veteran kicker Phil Dawson and punter Andy Lee are under contract for 2018

Honestly, Baker Mayfield Earns Spot With Top QBs
Oklahoma signal-caller can be polarizing, but confidence is apparent

Cardinals Blogs
Where the Cardinals’ draft picks officially fall

NFL Draft order set, Cardinals locked in to seven picks
Here's a list of where general manager Steve Keim and the Arizona Cardinals are picking and the full first-round order for the 2018 NFL Draft.

Ranking Kirk Cousins' final four: Insiders predict QB's landing spot - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
While the Jets, Broncos, Vikings and Cardinals each can make enticing recruiting pitches, one team has a clear leg up due to its roster strength.