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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals rise in power rankings, Wilks talks Fitz and Bradford and more

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

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Happy Wednesday one and all, hope you are staying cool if you are in the valley.

The Arizona Cardinals new acquisitions will get on the field in the blistering heat on Friday and through the weekend.

In order to help get you ready, let’s go through the news from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Chandler Jones And Justin Pugh Reunite
NFL standouts have come a long way since meeting at Syracuse

Cardinals Blogs
Cardinals’ 2019 comp pick estimate: Just one

Cardinals Blogs
Christian Kirk and the “new” passing game

NFL Power Rankings - Risers, fallers after the 2018 draft
The Cardinals have their future QB. The Saints are going for it. The Patriots are still atop the AFC. Here's how our experts stack all 32 teams.

NFL Draft boosted Cardinals up ESPN's power rankings
Led by quarterback Josh Rosen, the Arizona Cardinals' 2018 NFL Draft class helped the perception of the team's chances heading into 2018.

QB Kurt Warner was 'serious' about an NFL return in 2018
Former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner wasn't joking about potentially returning to the NFL for the 2018 season, nearly a decade after his last pro appearance.

Cardinals expected to receive one compensatory 2019 NFL Draft pick
Losing Jaron Brown to the Seattle Seahawks in free agency will allow the Arizona Cardinals to acquire a compensatory 2019 NFL Draft pick.

Cardinals' Rosen, Kirk make's early 2018 All-Rookie Team sees the Arizona Cardinals having two instant contributors out of the 2018 NFL Draft in Josh Rosen and Christian Kirk.

Chandler Jones puzzled by pass rusher rankings | Cards Wire
He ranks only seventh in Willie McGinest's top 10 pass rushers in the league.

Steve Wilks hopes Larry Fitzgerald plays at least two more seasons | Cards Wire
The new Cardinals coach speaks to the type of help Fitzgerald is in the locker room.

Steve Wilks committed to a healthy Sam Bradford as starting QB | Cards Wire
"As long as Sam is healthy, he's out there," Wilks said on the Adam Schefter Podcast.

Vegas gives Cardinals longest odds to be NFC champs | Cards Wire
They and the Bears are given 40/1 odds to win the NFC.

Kurt Warner considered being 47-year-old starting QB in 2018 | Cards Wire
He wanted to start, but the team he talked to signed player, thinking Warner was probably joking.