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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals hiring staff, get OL coach, wide receiver coach, retain special teams coordinator and more

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

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Happy Monday one and all, welcome back to reality.

The Arizona Cardinals are assembling a pretty good staff, at least it looks that way through the first week.

Let’s take a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

Kliff Kingsbury Knows QBs -- Which Now Is Josh Rosen
Cardinals coach must find way to develop second-year signal-caller

Cardinals Sign CFL Wide Receiver Bryant Mitchell
Team looking for pass-catching options

Cardinals Grab Vance Joseph As Defensive Coordinator
Former Cards DC Bill Davis returns as LB coach; Rodgers retained for special teams

Defensive Changes Make Deone Bucannon Return More Realistic
Impending free agent has track record of success in 3-4 defense

Larry Fitzgerald's future? Nothing's changed

Sean Kugler Hired As Cardinals' Offensive Line Coach
David Raih to coach WRs, Brian Natkin to be OL assistant; Steve Heiden stays to coach TEs

Steve Wilks lands in Cleveland as Cardinals connection grows with Browns

Kliff Kingsbury’s Scheme May Help Protect Josh Rosen
Texas Tech quarterbacks weren't sacked much despite pass-heavy offense

Kingsbury On Fitzgerald - 'I Would Be Honored To Work With Him'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury discusses his hope for WR Larry Fitzgerald's return.

Quick Slant - Vance Joseph Named Defensive Coordinator
Lisa Matthews and Kyle Odegard react to the news of Vance Joseph named defensive coordinator on Friday.

Kingsbury On Jeff Rodgers - 'He's A Well Respected Coach'
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury gives his thoughts on retaining special teams coordinator, Jeff Rodgers.

Kingsbury On Vance Joseph - 'Great Defensive Mind'
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury gives his thoughts on his new defensive coordinator, Vance Joseph.

Arizona Cardinals make Vance Joseph defensive coordinator
The Cardinals have hired former Broncos coach Vance Joseph as their defensive coordinator.

Cardinals QB Josh Rosen gets long-awaited break from football - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Josh Rosen said hitting the rookie wall was "like breaking up with a girlfriend" and that he's ready for a "breath of fresh air."

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald still undecided on return for 16th season
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald still has not made a decision about whether to return for a 16th NFL season.

Steve Sarkisian to return to Alabama Crimson Tide
The Arizona Cardinals offered Steve Sarkisian their offensive coordinator position, but he will instead rejoin Alabama's coaching staff, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

Cardinals' Kliff Kingsbury talks about Murray comments, leaving USC
New Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury discussed his departure from USC and a video featuring him that went viral.

Mike Leach dishes on Kliff Kingsbury, the Air Raid in the NFL and aliens
Mike Leach discussed how he named the Air Raid offense, how it might work in the NFL and discussed if he believes in aliens or bigfoot.

Cardinals name Vance Joseph defensive coordinator, Bill Davis LB coach
The Arizona Cardinals have hired former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph as Kliff Kingsbury’s defensive coordinator.

Cardinals retain special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers
Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury has retained special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers for the 2019 season, the team announced.

Report: Former Cardinals HC Steve Wilks visits Browns for DC job
Former Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks could replace Gregg Williams, who was the Cleveland Browns' defensive coordinator and interim head coach.

By the numbers: New Cardinals' LB coach Bill Davis returns to the desert
As new Cardinals' LB coach Bill Davis returns to Arizona after eight years away, here are some numbers that illustrate his first tenure with the team.

Larry Fitzgerald will take time deciding to return or not next season
Larry Fitzgerald led the Cardinals in receiving for the fourth year in a row last season with 69 catches for 734 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Steve Sarkisian not a candidate for Cardinals offensive coaching role
Sarkisian was interviewed Friday by the Cardinals but was passed over for further coaching consideration, per Arizona Sports' John Gambadoro.

Cardinals agree to a deal with Sean Kugler as offensive line coach
Sean Kugler has agreed to a deal to be the Arizona Cardinals new offensive line coach, according to 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's John Gambadoro.

Arizona Cardinals to interview John DeFilippo for offensive coordinator
The Arizona Cardinals will interview John DeFilippo for their offensive coordinator position on Sunday, reports 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Station's John Gambadoro.

Cardinals fill roles on the offensive coaching staff despite no OC
Offensive assistant coaches were the priority for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday as the team announced the hiring of four position coaches.

Report: Former Cardinals coach Steve Wilks to be next Browns DC
Wilks will be the next defensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns, according to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.