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Bird Droppings: Wrapping up the first day of free agency for the Arizona Cardinals

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It’s been a busy start to the 2020 offseason for the Arizona Cardinals and the NFL.

We’ve seen more unprecedented movement this offseason than any I can remember.

The greatest quarterback in NFL history is playing for a new team, a sure fire Hall of Fame quarterback is playing for a new team, a three time All Pro wide receiver is playing for your favorite team.

There is so much news from around the web on your Arizona Cardinals that we need to get started right now.

Reports: Cardinals Getting Jordan Phillips For Defensive Line
Arizona Cardinals Free Agency: The official source of the latest Cardinals news and videos on the 2020 free agency period

Cardinals Tender Offers To Zane Gonzalez, Justin Murray
Kicker set to be restricted free agent; tackle is exclusive rights

You've Got Mail: Free Agency, Just Not Yet Official
Topics include free agency, wide receiver thoughts and the draft

Coronavirus Concerns Impacting Free Agency Announcements
Arizona Cardinals Free Agency: The official source of the latest Cardinals news and videos on the 2020 free agency period

Reports: Potential Trade Of DeAndre Hopkins For David Johnson
Arizona Cardinals Free Agency: The official source of the latest Cardinals news and videos on the 2020 free agency period

Quick Slant - Playing Tag With Kenyan Drake
Darren Urban and Lisa Matthews discuss the big news from the day as free agent negotiating period begins on Monday.

Red Sea Report - Transition Tag For Drake
The Cardinals placed the transition tag on running back Kenyan Drake just a few days before the opening of the new league year. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Darren Urban discuss what the tag means for the Drake and the Cardinals as well as latest repor

Sources -- Cards get DeAndre Hopkins, ship RB David Johnson to Texans
The Cardinals have landed wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins in a trade that sends running back David Johnson to the Texans, sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter.

DeAndre Hopkins-David Johnson trade stuns NFL world
NFL players were quick to react to the massive trade between the Texans and Cardinals involving DeAndre Hopkins and David Johnson.

DeAndre Hopkins trade grade - The Texans flunked, and the Cardinals got an elite receiver
Houston just dealt a No. 1 receiver for a distressed asset. What are the Texans doing? Bill Barnwell weighs in.

DeAndre Hopkins gives Cardinals QB Kyler Murray everything he needs - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Hopkins paired with Murray and Larry Fitzgerald should allow the Cardinals' offense to take off and could have them in contention in the near future.

Source - Cardinals reach 3-year, $30 million deal with DT Jordan Phillips
Jordan Phillips, who had a career-high 9.5 sacks for the Bills last season, has reached a three-year, $30 million deal with the Cardinals, a source told ESPN.

DeAndre Hopkins says no rift with Texans' Bill O'Brien, just 'utmost respect'
DeAndre Hopkins denied comments made by Michael Irvin that the All-Pro receiver's relationship with Texans coach Bill O'Brien had deteriorated prior to his trade to the Cardinals.

Source -- Pass-rushing LB Devon Kennard to sign 3-year deal with Cardinals
Pass-rushing linebacker Devon Kennard agrees to a 3-year deal with the Cardinals one day after being released by the Lions.

Arizona Cardinals' 2020 NFL free-agent signings: Arizona native Devon Kennard returns - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
A look at all of the Arizona Cardinals' moves in free agency ahead of the 2020 season, including a pass-rusher that's returning home.

Warner on how DeAndre Hopkins helps Kyler Murray, Cardinals offense
Kurt Warner has some experience throwing to All-Pro wide receivers and he explained how DeAndre Hopkins can help Kyler Murray.

Trade grades: Cardinals unanimous winner of DeAndre Hopkins deal
As if it weren't already obvious: The Arizona Cardinals are winners in the DeAndre Hopkins trade. Others in the media thought so, too.

David Johnson was not the elite RB you thought after 2016
David Johnson's career with the Arizona Cardinals had to have taken a turn somewhere and for some reason. A look at where and why.

Irvin: Texans' Bill O'Brien compared DeAndre Hopkins to Aaron Hernandez
DeAndre Hopkins told Michael Irvin that Texans coach Bill O'Brien complained about baby mamas and compared the WR to Aaron Hernandez in one meeting.

Super Bowl odds for Cardinals, others shift with offseason movement
The NFL offseason has already involved a few significant moves that have changed the futures of certain teams.

DeAndre Hopkins reportedly wanted new deal from Texans before trade
DeAndre Hopkins reportedly wanted a new contract and threatened not to show up before Houston dealt the receiver to the Arizona Cardinals.

Unlike DeAndre Hopkins, Jaelen Strong is not cool with Texans' Bill O'Brien
Jaelen Strong didn't hold back after learning of what Texans coach Bill O'Brien allegedly told former Houston WR and new Arizona Cardinal DeAndre Hopkins.

OLB Devon Kennard agrees to 3-year deal with Arizona Cardinals
OLB Devon Kennard was a surprise addition to the market as the Detroit Lions opted to cut him this week after searching for trades.

Cardinals trades, free agent deals can't be official even as NFL year begins
The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly agreed to deals involving players like DeAndre Hopkins and Devon Kennard, but they cannot become official yet.

All-Pro to salary dump: A timeline of David Johnson's career with Cardinals
The career arc of an elite NFL running back is oftentimes sharp to ascend and decline. Former Arizona Cardinal David Johnson is an example of that.