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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals make more roster moves, finalize initial practice squad, get ready for Washington Redskins

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

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Happy Tuesday one and all and more importantly, happy week one of the 2018 regular season.

The NFL is back in two days and the Arizona Cardinals are only five days from their season opener, so the news and notes from around the web are heating up.

We have a great schedule of information for you over the next week, so sit back, relax and get your day started with the daily links.

Celebration Time For Undrafted Rookies Who Made Cardinals’ Roster
Notes: Gresham returns; practice squad filled out

With Christian Kirk, Chad Williams, Cardinals Go Young At Receiver
Rookie Trent Sherfield the fifth to go with vets Fitzgerald, Nelson

David Johnson re-packed on needed pounds after ditching vegan diet - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Now that his dalliance with a vegan diet is over and he's back at his rookie playing weight, David Johnson is ready to do some damage in 2018.

2018 NFL Week 1 no-shows: Suspended players you won't see - NFL Nation- ESPN
Big names, including one starting QB in Jameis Winston, will sit Week 1 due to suspensions. Here's who is out and what that means to their teams.

Arizona Cardinals sign three defensive players to the practice squad
Linebacker B.J. Bello, safety Demetrious Cox and cornerback Chris Jones all signed to help the team for the 2018 season.

PFF: Patrick Peterson earns All-Preseason honors
Patrick Peterson got things started in the preseason by not only grabbing an interception this preseason, but by taking it to the house.

Cardinals show confidence in rookies under Steve Wilks
Unlike his predecessor, Bruce Arians, Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks is putting trust on a number of rookies who made the 53-man roster.

Dennis "The Barbarian" Gardeck is living up to his nickname
When the Arizona Cardinals 53-man roster was announced, four undrafted rookies had secured a spot and avoided getting cut. Linebacker Dennis Gardeck of Division II University of Sioux Falls was one of those four players.

Demetrious Cox announces he is joining Arizona Cardinals
He spent 2017 with the Panthers and Cardinals coach Steve Wilks.

Michael Bidwill rumored to be candidate to replace John McCain
He has not said anything, but the Wall Street Journal reports his name is being "circulated" as a potential candidate to be appointed.

Tavierre Thomas is only Cardinals player claimed off waivers
There was little interest in the talent on the Cardinals roster this year.

Arizona Cardinals finish off practice squad with 3 defensive players
They add linebacker B.J. Bello, safety Demetrious Cox and cornerback Chris Jones.

Bios for Arizona Cardinals initial practice squad members
Find out the background on all the players.