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Bird Droppings: Fallout from Larry Fitzgerald’s return, Patrick Peterson at the Pro Bowl, Cardinals ask about Bosa and more

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

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

The Arizona Cardinals are enjoying getting their team captain and leader, Larry Fitzgerald back, while also seeing Patrick Peterson at the Pro Bowl and sending their scouts down to Mobile for the Senior Bowl.

All of that gives us plenty to read about in today’s news.

Larry Fitzgerald Decides To Play In 2019
Wide receiver will stay with Cardinals for a 16th season

Many happy returns after Larry Fitzgerald's return
Arizona Cardinals Home: The official source of the latest Cardinals headlines, news, videos, photos, tickets, rosters and game day information

Larry Fitzgerald’s Statistical Dip Not As It Seems
Poor passing game hurt star receiver's counting stats in 2018

Peterson At The Pro Bowl - Day One
CB Patrick Peterson in action during the first day of Pro Bowl practices.

Cover 2 Clips - Christian Kirk Checks In
WR Christian Kirk joins 'Cover 2' and discusses the return of WR Larry Fitzgerald, Kingsbury hire, and an update on his health.

Five Things To Know - Vance Joseph
Get to know the new defensive coordinator, Vance Joseph.

Cards Daily - Going Bowling
Paul Calvisi brings you the latest news and notes about Larry Fitzgerald's return and new head coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Wired - Patrick Peterson At Pro Bowl
Listen in to CB Patrick Peterson mic'd at the 2019 Pro Bowl.

Cards At The Senior Bowl
Take a look at our coverage from the 2019 Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.

As Fitzgerald re-signs, when will he know it's time to walk away? - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Larry Fitzgerald committed to returning to the Cardinals for another season. We asked former players how difficult it was to finally retire.

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald re-signs on 1-year deal
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will return for the 2019 season after he reached a one-year deal with the team on Wednesday.

Cardinals' Bidwill believes Kliff Kingsbury helped Larry Fitzgerald's return
Cardinals president Michael Bidwill believes Kliff Kingsbury played a part in Larry Fitzgerald deciding to return for his 16th NFL season.

By the numbers: Larry Fitzgerald's legacy (so far) with the Cardinals
After 15 years with the Cardinals, Larry Fitzgerald opted to return for another go. Here's where he stands in the NFL record books heading into 2019.

Where does Larry Fitzgerald rank among AZ's longest-tenured athletes?
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be coming back for his 16th season in 2019, the team announced Wednesday. But just how big of a deal is 16 seasons?

Cardinals players are hyped for Larry Fitzgerald's return
Objectively, Larry Fitzgerald is a well-liked dude. His Arizona Cardinals teammates appear enthused about his decision to play in 2019.

ESPN includes Rosen, Kingsbury in 100 factors shaping the future NFL
ESPN's Dan Graziano included Josh Rosen and Kliff Kingsbury in his 100 QBs, coaches, issues and decision-makers that will shape the NFL's future.

Bickley: Larry Fitzgerald's return brings Cardinals undeniable value
The return of Larry Fitzgerald to the Arizona Cardinals is a lot more than just a beloved Valley athlete coming back for another season.

Senior Bowl: Cardinals vet Nick Bosa's teammate, get into NFL Draft mode
Receiver Terry McLaurin met with the Arizona Cardinals at the 2019 Senior Bowl and told them to take former Ohio State teammate Nick Bosa first overall.

Cardinals WR Christian Kirk expresses optimism for OTA return
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk, who injured his foot and was placed on IR, expects to return to the field for OTAs.

Arizona Cardinals finish with 3 defenders with 100+ tackles in 2018
Antoine Bethea, Budda Baker and Haason Reddick all finished in triple digits in tackles, according to the team.

Arizona Cardinals teammates excited about return of Larry Fitzgerald
The shared their excitement on social media.

6 reasons why Larry Fitzgerald is returning in 2019 to play
From records to money to simply still playing at a high level, there were many reasons why he couldn't retire yet.

Larry Fitzgerald to make nearly $16M in 2019
He gets paid to be a big-time player in 2019.

Larry Fitzgerald’s 2019 contract to remain nearly same as last 2 years
Fitz will make $11 million in salary with no signing bonus.

3 Arizona Cardinals players they need to re-sign
After Larry Fitzgerald's return, who else should be on the priority list for the Cardinals?

Deone Bucannon might not have a place in Vance Joseph’s defense
Despite a return to the 3-4, Joseph's defenses have always used linebackers of traditional builds, some 20 pounds bigger than Bucannon.