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Bird Droppings: Larry Fitzgerald’s importance, Greg Little gets another chance, Chad Williams excited for McCoy’s offense

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Happy Thursday one and all, hope your week is a good one thus far.

The Arizona Cardinals have been hard at work at mandatory minicamp and with two days left to go, there is plenty of information coming out, so let’s get to it.

Sam Bradford getting more work in minicamp, feeling good | Cards Wire
The team is sticking to their plan to have him ready and healthy for the start of the season.

Cardinals can set the market for RB contracts with David Johnson | Cards Wire
If they wait for Le'Veon Bell or another running back to get a long-term deal, Johnson's price might end up going up.

Steve Wilks has little to say about David Johnson’s holdout | Cards Wire
He is focused on who is actually in practice and has been impressed by some of the other running backs.

88 days till Week 1: Remembering No. 88 J.V. Cain | Cards Wire
No. 88 is one of only five numbers retired by the Cardinals. It is because of the tragic death of Cain.

5 RBs who inexplicably make more money than David Johnson | Cards Wire
David Johnson's 2016 production alone is better than some of these players' two-year production.

Cardinals give big sendoff for Leo Longoria before his deployment | Cards Wire
Longoria worked on the team's kitchen staff and the team surprised him with its goodbye to him.

For Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, the future can wait
At some point, someone will take Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s job. But he has caught 325 passes the past three seasons combined, topping 100 in each of those years for the three highest catch totals of his career.

David Johnson’s absence means ‘valuable reps’ for other Cardinals RBs
With David Johnson absent, the door remained open for the rest of the running backs in the room to step in and, more importantly perhaps, step up in place of the starter.

4 Cardinals on CBS Sports' Top 100 players, none on PFF's list
David Johnson, Patrick Peterson, Chandler Jones and Larry Fitzgerald were the four Cardinals who made CBS' Sports list of the top 100 players in the NFL. No Cardinals made Pro Football Focus' list of the top 50 players.

Cardinals WR Chad Williams is excited about OC McCoy's new offense
In year two of his NFL career, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Chad Williams is having an easier time adjusting to NFL work flow and likes what he sees in new offensive coordinator Mike McCoy's offense.

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald isn't looking beyond February - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The future Hall of Famer will be 35 when the season begins and could reach a pair of milestones.

Neither Cardinals nor David Johnson are wrong in contract impasse - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals are getting a massive deal on David Johnson if he stays healthy, but the dynamic running back has been injured in his last two games.

Another Chance For Greg Little
Veteran wide receiver gets a second tryout with Cardinals

An Important Offseason For Larry Fitzgerald
Relationship with WR coach Garver among reasons veteran always around

Cardinals Quarterbacks Build Internal Clocks
Notes: Golden upbeat during rehab; Fitzgerald a hometown historian