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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals offensive rankings, expectations for 2016 draft class, Cards QB situation better now

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Happy Sunday one and all.

Hope your weekend was a good one and you can get a nice, relaxing Sunday in to finish it off.

There is plenty of news and notes coming out of the 2018 NFL Draft and how people view the Arizona Cardinals.

Let’s get to that to start off your Sunday.

ForTheWin: Cardinals QB situation isn't so bad after busy summer
Once Carson Palmer retired to follow the 2017 season, the Arizona Cardinals worked to fill in the quarterback room with Sam Bradford, Mike Glennon and Josh Rosen.

Bills, not Cardinals, had draft day deal in place with Broncos to get pick No. 5 | Cards Wire
The Cardinals inquired, but the Bills had the deal. The deal fell through, though.

Cardinals had no issues with Josh Rosen’s personality | Cards Wire
The reportedly unlikable quarterback was most impressive to the Cardinals when they met him away from the field.

Christian Kirk’s family had a pretty good idea the Cardinals would draft him | Cards Wire
Between the film crew at his house and the draft cap he was given immediately after announcing he was a Cardinals, this was no surprise.

Christian Kirk to play key role for Arizona Cardinals
Christian Kirk will likely play a key slot receiving role early in his Cardinals career.

Patrick Peterson has been getting a lot of text messages from Josh Rosen – ProFootballTalk
Before the draft, Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen said he couldn't wait to have teammates again. His new teammates may soon be longing for the days before Rosen joined the team. To be clear at the outset, it's not about his ability.

When will Arizona Cardinals get production from 2016 draft class?
So far, the most productive player from the Cardinals' 2016 draft class has been someone who wasn’t even drafted by the team.

Matt Miller's Scouting Notebook: How the Draft Really Went Down & What It Means | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
You watched for three days as 256 players heard their names called and saw their hopes of playing in the NFL realized. You watched as Shaquem Griffin, Jordan Mailata and others became household names...

Bruce Arians Joins Greg Gumbel, Trent Green in CBS Broadcast Booth | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
CBS Sports announced Thursday that former Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is set to join one of its NFL broadcast teams alongside Greg Gumbel, Trent Green and Jamie Erdahl for the 2018 season...

Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus NFL Rookie Award Predictions | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
After months of rumination and speculation, the NFL draft has finally come and gone. We now know Baker Mayfield will begin his pro career in Cleveland, where he'll hope to both ...

What Every NFL Team's Rookie Class Must Accomplish in 2018 | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
The NFL 's newest influx of rookies from the 2018 NFL draft will be asked to make an impact of varying degrees by those teams that walked to the podium and announced their names in Arlington, Texas...

Predicting Every NFL Team's Biggest Rookie Surprise | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
It's inevitable that lots of surprises will emerge from the 2018 NFL rookie class. We're predicting the biggest one for each team. Sometimes it's an undrafted free agent who becomes a valued sub-package player or starter...

Power Ranking Every NFL Offense, Post-Draft | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Since the NFL is a copycat league, the teams that dream up something exotic, shift a few key pieces or mix up a coaching staff often climb the offensive rankings fastest...