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Bird Droppings: Larry Fitzgerald writes, Leki Fotu’s start, Arizona Cardinals will be traveling a lot in 2020 and more

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Happy Monday one and all.

We are at the beginning of another week and getting closer and closer to hopefully getting back to football.

We have plenty of news to help you get ready for that, so let’s take a look around the NFL at the Arizona Cardinals.

Larry Fitzgerald Speaks On Racism, Protests, 'Systemic Problem' In America
Cardinals wide receiver pens first-person essay in New York Times

Cardinals Cover 2 – More Lists And Rankings
Everybody loves lists, and Pro Football Focus' list of the top-50 NFL players raised a lot of eyebrows. DeAndre Hopkins was the only Cardinals player included. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss where Hopkins landed and why Chandler Jones was snubbed

Leki Fotu's path to the Cardinals started as an international rugby career - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Fotu, a defensive tackle drafted in out of Utah in April, was an accomplished rugby player in high school but ultimately chose football.

Larry Fitzgerald - Minneapolis, U.S. 'upside down' from George Floyd's death, ensuing protests
In an essay for The New York Times, Larry Fitzgerald shared his thoughts on his hometown and how "the events of the last several days have turned Minneapolis, and our nation, upside down."

Cardinals have 8th-most travel miles on 2020 NFL schedule
The Arizona Cardinals will have to log quite a bit of mileage in 2020 as they have one of the highest totals on the NFL schedule.

'Interesting' Cardinals ranked 18th in Peter King's NFL power rankings
NBC Sports' Peter King joined the chorus of those who believe the Cardinals will be improved in 2020, but offered caution as to how much.

Larry Fitzgerald offers perspective on hometown of Minneapolis
As the epicenter of nation-wide protests against police brutality, Larry Fitzgerald delivered an essay about his hometown of Minneapolis.

Cardinals' threads near bottom of NFL in uniform power ranking
The Arizona Cardinals saw their jersey stock drop to nearly rock bottom in the latest uniform ranking from USA Today last week.

Possible Cardinals connections to Sam Acho’s article on failure of Rooney Rule
The Cardinals have a long history of promoting diversity but these scenarios sound like they are related to the Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals projected to have No. 12 pick in 2021 draft
The Houston Texans are projected to be better than the Cardinals.

Larry Fitzgerald writes article in New York Times about protests, racism
He pleads for listening, change.

Report: NFL salary cap could drop by at least $40M in 2021
Important negotiations will have to happen to avoid this from happening.