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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals buy-in to Kliff Kingsbury, retain Vance Joseph, look to 2020, hopefuly for Fitzgerald and more

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Happy New Year one and all.

We are through the first year of Kliff Kingsbury and the early returns should have you excited for 2020.

That and more to ring in the New Year with all the news around the web on your Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals Sign Seven To "Future" Contracts
Deals kick in when league year begins in March

Vance Joseph Returning As Cardinals Defensive Coordinator
Notes: Key players log full seasons; Jones, Kirk injury updates

Cardinals Trending Up, But Questions Await In Key Offseason
First season under Kliff Kingsbury success on multiple levels

For Fitz, Age Is But A Number, And Other Cardinals' Numbers To Crunch
Prominent takeaways from the 2019 season

You've Got Mail: The Season Has Ended
Topics include the 8th overall pick, cap hits and the running back situation

Cardinals One Of Teams That Could Be Tapped For "Hard Knocks"
Arizona Cardinals Home: The official source of the latest Cardinals headlines, news, videos, photos, tickets, rosters and game day information

Kingsbury: 'They Bought In'
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury meets the media on Monday following the season finale to recap the 2019 reason.

Call Of The Game - Murray Finds Arnold In The End Zone
Listen in to play-by-play announcer Dave Pasch call TE Dan Arnold's 23-yard TD against the Rams.

Cards Daily - Final Words
Get latest news and notes on the Cardinals' season finale as the team looks ahead to next season.

Thank You, Fans
We thank you for all your support as another season has come to an end.

A Decade Of Cardinal Football
Relive some of the best moments in the past decade of Cardinal Football.

Cardinals to retain defensive coordinator Vance Joseph
Coach Kliff Kingsbury says defensive coordinator Vance Joseph will return for the 2020 season, despite the Cardinals' lowly defensive rankings.

Final NFL stats leaders in every major category for 2019 season
Lamar Jackson topped the NFL in touchdown passes and Christian McCaffrey joined rare company with a double 1,000-yard season.

Kliff Kingsbury's offense worked in Arizona, after adjustments - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals found more offensive success once they began to find a run/pass balance, something they will take with them into 2020.

Cardinals’ bet on players with injury history paid off in 2019
Justin Pugh and D.J. Humphries played in all 16 games and Jordan Hicks led the NFL in defensive snaps played.

Arizona Cardinals one of 5 eligible teams to be on ‘Hard Knocks’
They have never been featured and it would be fun to see.

Arizona Cardinals named among teams who would make some noise in 2020
With Kyler Murray in place, they have a chance to be a surprise team in 2020.

Final 2019 offensive snap counts for Arizona Cardinals
Check out the final number for playing time for the Cardinals in 2019.

Final 2019 defensive snap counts for the Arizona Cardinals
Three players played at least 90 percent of the team's snaps on defense.

Cardinals announce signing of 7 players to future contracts
The signings include wide receiver A.J. Richardson, cornerback Sojourn Shelton, cornerback Duke Thomas and punter Ryan Winslow.

Cardinals believe continuity in Vance Joseph's defense will pay off
Vance Joseph will return as defensive coordinator, and the Arizona Cardinals believe they have the foundation to improve in 2020.

Moving the chains: A look at the Cardinals offense under Kliff Kingsbury
The Arizona Cardinals fought their way out of the doldrums of the NFL in 2019. Here's a look back at the offense under Kliff Kingsbury.

Cardinals' Kingsbury looks at RB room, pitch to Larry Fitzgerald and more
The future of David Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald remain unclear for different reasons. Kliff Kingsbury and others put a bow on the Cardinals' season Monday.

The Arizona Cardinals defense in 2019: Work cut out for staff, players
An Arizona Cardinals defense that struggled in 2019 has plenty of room for improvement as the page turns to 2020. The stats say as much.

The Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray gambles look good after 1st year
The Cardinals have problems heading into 2020. But their gambles of hiring Kliff Kingsbury and drafting Kyler Murray might be the least of their problems.

The Final Consensus: Cardinals trickle down with season-ending loss in LA
The Arizona Cardinals improved their overall record from a dismal 2018 showing, but still are near the bottom of most NFL Power Rankings.