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

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Happy Saturday one and all, hope your week has been a good one.

The Arizona Cardinals have OTA’s going on this weekend, they announced their shortened training camp schedule, well shortened for fans and they made some signings.

Let’s get the weekend started the right way, with a look around the web at some news on the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals Sign RB Sherman Badie
Roster spot opened after Ramesh leaves

Larry Fitzgerald’s Role At Wide Receiver
Cardinals star learning outside responsibilities in addition to the slot under OC Mike McCoy

Haason Reddick And Budda Baker Settle In
Second-year defenders looking forward to full offseason of work

Quantifying Cardinals’ 2017 Injury Woes
Offense had worst accumulation of injuries in NFL last season, per Football Outsiders

Larry Fitzgerald’s Rare Three-Year Run
The Cardinals wideout has continued his outstanding play over the past three years despite his advancing age.

Cardinals fans (and fantasy players) rejoice: David Johnson has a FB - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Cardinals RB David Johnson will play with a fullback for the first time since college. What does that mean for his numbers and his health?

Cardinals undrafted FB Austin Ramesh retires, team signs Sherman Badie
Arizona Cardinals undrafted rookie fullback Austin Ramesh announced on his Instagram page he will step away from football due to the effects of head injuries suffered over the last couple of years.

Arizona Cardinals release 2018 training camp practice schedule
The Arizona Cardinals have released the schedule for their 2018 open training camp practices.

Cardinals rookie FB Austin Ramesh announces retirement from football | Cards Wire
Negative effects from head injuries prompted the former Wisconsin Badger to step away from the game.

Cardinals sign former Tulane RB Sherman Badie | Cards Wire
He replaces Austin Ramesh on the roster.

Sam Bradford believes in combining help, competition as ‘older guy in quarterback room’ | Cards Wire
"We're all one in that quarterback room," he said. "We are all in there to help each other."

Josh Rosen preparing to be starting QB off the field as well as on the field | Cards Wire
He understand the need to support other teams in the state as well.

Cardinals release training camp schedule, cut open practices nearly in half | Cards Wire
They will have only nine open practices to the public at the stadium after having 17-19 traditionally.

Cardinals RB David Johnson wants more than just 1,000/1,000 in 2018 | Cards Wire
He wants to rush for more than 1,500 yards and have more than 1,000 receiving yards.