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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals enter the offseason, Vance Joseph has a familiar coaching staff with him and more

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

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Happy Monday one and all.

Hope your weekend was a good one. The Arizona Cardinals enter the offseason primed to change their fortunes. They’ve been active early on the waiver wire and signing available free agents and they’ll descend on Indianapolis for the scouting combine soon enough.

That means, there is plenty of news from around the web to help us jump start your week.

Let’s get started.

Corey Peters Joining Kentucky’s Pro Football Hall Of Fame
Cardinals defensive tackle will be inducted in June

N’Keal Harry Among Local Products Invited To NFL Scouting Combine
Arizona State wide receiver could be a first-round pick

Cardinals Bring In Cornerback Robert Alford
Veteran was released by Falcons

Amidst Offensive Revolution, Vance Joseph Confident Defense Still Matters
Cardinals' new defensive coordinator excited to implement attacking 3-4 scheme

Cardinals hire Matt Harriss to work with contracts and cap

Another Free Agent Arrives: Cardinals Sign Brooks Reed
Team adds second player recently released by Falcons

Flight Plan Teaser - 'Roller Coaster'
The first episode of Flight Plan, 'Sudden Change,' airs tonight 6pm on Facebook Watch.

Cover 2 Clips - The Waiver Wire
On 'Cover 2,' Mike Jurecki and Craig Grialou discuss the addition of LB Tanner Vallejo and the importance of the first spot in waiver claim.

Robert Alford Inks Three-Year Deal
CB Robert Alford signs a three-year deal after being released by the Atlanta Falcons.

Quick Slant - Locked Down Veteran Corner
Lisa Matthews and Mike Jurecki react to the news of Cardinals' signing veteran CB Robert Alford on Thursday.

Cardinals Flight Plan - 'Sudden Change'
In the first episode of this year's 'Cardinals Flight Plan', we take you inside the hiring process of head coach Kliff Kingsbury, WR Larry Fitzgerald's return, and catch up with some of your favorite players during their offseason.

Arizona Cardinals sign former Falcons CB Robert Alford
The Arizona Cardinals agreed to a three-year deal with cornerback Robert Alford, the team announced Thursday.

'Cardinals Flight Plan': Offseason moves, including on the Late Late Show
The first episode of 'Cardinals Flight Plan' highlighted the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury and players' offseason activities, including the Late Late Show.

Cardinals DC Vance Joseph plans to play aggressive 3-4 defense
Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph thinks the 3-4 defense scheme makes it tougher for offenses to stop rushers.

ESPN: NFL Scouts vote on what Cardinals will do with No. 1 overall pick
Arizona possesses the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft, but it's not known what the team will do with the draft spot. 11 NFL scouts gave their thoughts.

Arizona Cardinals add Matt Harriss as director of football administration
The Arizona Cardinals made a move in their front office, hiring Matt Harriss as director of football administration on Friday.

Cardinals sign free agent linebacker Brooks Reed to one-year deal
The Arizona Cardinals have signed free agent linebacker Brooks Reed to a one-year deal. Reed is a Tucson native that played football as an Arizona Wildcat.

Larry Fitzgerald sinks difficult chip-shot, lands on SC Top 10
The NFL is just one week removed from Super Bowl LIII but Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald is still finding his way on to Sportscenter's Top 10 plays.

Arizona Cardinals CB Robert Alford scouting report
Falcons Wire's Tim Weaver believes he can be an average CB on a new team.

Arizona Cardinals OLB Brooks Reed scouting report
Falcon Wire's Tom Weaver calls him a good run defender and edge setter.

Arizona Cardinals coaching staff full of connections to Vance Joseph
Four of the coaches on staff worked with Joseph on previous teams.

The 13 Arizona Cardinals who caught passes in 2018 and their stats
A look at the total receiving stats for each player who made a catch in 2018.

Arizona Cardinals likely to use nickel defense far less than in past
While they used the nickel as their base in 2018, Vance Joseph anticipates using base even in some situations where 5 DBs makes more sense.

13 prospects who should blow up the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine
These talented prospects should show off their rare athleticism at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine