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

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Happy Tuesday one and all.

Hope your week started out on a high note.

The Arizona Cardinals are two days from making their 2018 NFL Draft pick, so let’s get to the news from around the web to get you ready.

Benson Mayowa Added To Cardinals' Defense
Defensive end played last season in Dallas

Draft? Cardinals Already Have Josh Allen
Undrafted journeyman lineman plays center, but admittedly wouldn't fit behind one

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The picks at 15, and Steve Little

Comparisons to Adam Thielen have drawn attention to Sam Mentkowski - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Mentkowski is Division III star with blazing speed who may have a shot at being a playmaking receiver like Adam Thielen.

NFL Draft: Experts say Baker Mayfield-loving Cardinals will be aggressive
SI's Peter King and ESPN's Todd McShay say the Arizona Cardinals love Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield, but would Steve Keim be able to trade up to pick him in the 2018 NFL Draft?

Report: Brother of Cardinals S Budda Baker shot and killed in Seattle
Robert Baker, the older brother of Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker, died after being shot Sunday morning in Seattle, reports The News Tribune.

Defensive end Benson Mayowa signs with Cardinals
Free agent defensive end Benson Mayowa signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals on Monday, more than a week after he visited them.

Why watch the NFL Draft? Chewbacca, a parrot and Winslow, Arizona
A parrot, Chewbacca and a corner in Winslow, Arizona, will make up the unique coverage of the late round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

The Gambo 5: Five prospects to watch for Cardinals at No. 15 in NFL Draft
98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's John Gambadoro gives you the five prospects the Arizona Cardinals are eyeing the most at No. 15 in the NFL Draft.

Cardinals ‘love’ QB Baker Mayfield; trade up to No. 5 to get him in Peter Kings’ mock draft | Cards Wire
Arizona makes the big move to land a quarterback they love in Peter King's only mock draft.

Cardinals take sliding QB in latest mock draft | Cards Wire
Arizona gets their QB of the future and doesn't even have to trade up to do it.

Report: Eagles seeking trade, could be perfect draft-day partner for Cardinals | Cards Wire
Arizona might want to move back into the first round to take a quarterback, while the Eagles have no second- or third-round picks.

Scouting reports for the top 7 QB prospects in the draft | Cards Wire
See the strengths and weaknesses for Sam Darnold, Josh Allen and more.

DE Benson Mayowa signs one-year contract with Cardinals | Cards Wire
He had six sacks in 2016 and will give the Cardinals depth behind Chandler Jones and Markus Golden.

Steve Wilks: Robert Nkemdiche is ‘going to be tremendous’ in 2018 | Cards Wire
The third-year defensive tackle enters a critical year, but he has done nothing but impress the Cardinals' new coach.

Special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers will be a ‘major plus’ in 2018 | Cards Wire
Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks is optimistic about the work new special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers will do this upcoming season.