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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals filling out coaching staff, still trying to find an OC, excitement for new coaches from players and more

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

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Welcome to Tuesday one and all.

While you and I sit back and wait for the Arizona Cardinals to find the right offensive coordinator, they continue to hire an impressive list of names for their coaching staff.

Now, let’s take a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

ESPN writer picks Cardinals’ Mason Cole for his All-Rookie Team
ESPN Senior Writer Jeff Legwold included Cardinals' Mason Cole in his picks of first-year players who deserve a spot on the NFL All-Rookie Team.

Report: Cardinals to hire Steelers running backs coach James Saxon
The Arizona Cardinals have found their new running backs coach, according to the NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala.

Arizona Cardinals roster reset after the 2018 season
Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim won’t have it easier after making Kliff Kingsbury the head coach and pairing him with an experienced DC in Vance Joseph.

Josh Rosen among slew of Cardinals' rookies who were forced on field - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
All eyes were on the rookie QB when he was forced into action. The jury is out on his performance but now he gets a QB-friendly head coach.

Our picks for rookies of the year and the league's all-rookie team - NFL Nation- ESPN
Baker Mayfield revitalized the Browns. Another first-year player led the league in tackles. They're among our best rookies for the season.

Sean Kugler expected to interview with Cardinals for OL coach job
He was the OL coach for the Broncos in 2018.

Larry Fitzgerald still undecided about return or retirement
The hiring of Kliff Kingsbury has not swayed his decision one way or another so far.

Larry Fitzgerald taking time for decision to play in 2019
He will sit down with Michael Bidwill after the coaching staff has been hired.

Cardinals announce Sean Kugler as new OL coach, other coaches
Kugler was the OL coach for the Broncos in 2018 and head coach at UTEP previously.

John DeFilippo emerges as OC candidate for Cardinals
He is set to interview Sunday with the team, according to John Gambadoro.

Five observations of Kliff Kingbury’s offenses at Texas Tech
Every coach has his tendency. Kliff Kingsbury had a few of his own at Texas Tech, some of which may translate to the NFL.

Cardinals LT D.J. Humphries approves of hiring of OL coach Sean Kugler
Kugler spent time with the Cardinals at practices in 2017.

Some numbers from Sean Kugler’s previous NFL OL coaching jobs
He has had 1,000-yards rushers in six of 11 seasons and his lines averaged under 38 sacks allowed per season.

Arizona Cardinals to hire James Saxon as RB coach
He has been a running backs coach for five different teams since 2000.

New Cardinals RB coach James Saxon has an impressive track record
His leading rusher averages nearly 1,200 yards per season. His backs have been selected to Pro Bowls 14 times and All-Pros seven times.

2019 NFL draft: Kyler Murray declares for draft
The Heisman-winning QB adds some intrigue to the draft for the Cardinals, who have the first overall pick.

Cleveland Browns hire several former Cardinals to staff
Of the announced additions to the coaching staff, including Freddie Kitchens, the Browns have five former Cardinals players or coaches.

Antonio Brown trade destinations: Arizona Cardinals trade rumors
Would it make sense for Antonio Brown to go to Arizona? Check out what NFL pundits are saying about a potential trade between Cardinals and Steelers.

Which NFL Teams Have the Most Needs Going into the 2019 Offseason? | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Fans don't like to hear the R-word—rebuild. Team executives and head coaches use semantics to suggest they'll compete while adding pieces. It's called retooling or reloading the roster...