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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals linebackers get big overhaul, Drake waits on extension, secondary continuity and more

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Happy Friday one and all.

We are heading into another warm and quarantined weekend in Arizona. When you look at the NFL news, it continues to come in fast and furiously.

We have all the news on the Arizona Cardinals to help you get through your Friday, let’s get to it.

Cardinals Position Overview 2020: Linebackers
Team adds Campbell, Simmons, Kennard to bolster unit

Kenyan Drake: Contract Extension Will Come “In Due Time”

Cardinals Position Overview 2020: Defensive Backs
Patrick Peterson, Budda Baker hope to lead positional improvement

Cardinals Roster Reset: Wide Receiver Room Has Flipped
NFL Network's Steve Wyche, Bucky Brooks, Shaun O'Hara and Maurice Jones-Drew examine how the Arizona Cardinals' offseason moves have them positioned entering the 2020 season.

Cardinals Position Group: Linebacker
Images of the team's inside and outside linebackers as training camp approaches

Cardinals Position Group: Defensive Backs
Images of the cornerbacks and safeties currently on the 90-man roster

Cardinals Cover 2 - Continuity In The Secondary
A motivated Patrick Peterson. A healthy Robert Alford. Budda Baker coming off a pro bowl season. No wonder Mike Jurecki believes the strength of the defense is the secondary, which sees every major contributor last season back for 2020.

No Contract For Dak - ESPN
Stephen A. & Max debate if Dak Prescott is under the most pressure this season as he plays under the franchise tag. Cardinals QB Kyler Murray joins to talk about his Madden ranking and the return of the NFL, plus, the guys react to Zion Williamson leaving the bubble, and more.

Cardinals breakout candidates: WR Andy Isabella could be game-changer
Andy Isabella found himself in carefully-crafted packages as a rookie. The Cardinals hope he can impact the team more often by earning more snaps in 2020.

Cardinals RB Kenyan Drake not concerned about extension talks
Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake tweeted that he's "not too concerned" about extension talks with the team that can continue beyond Wednesday.

Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys can't agree on long-term contract
Dak Prescott will play whatever becomes of the season under the one-year franchise tag after the Dallas Cowboys and the QB couldn't agree on an extension.

Bickley: The understandable tradition of player disdain for Madden ratings
Every year, NFL players get upset about their ratings on the Madden video game franchise, and it's understandable when you really think about it.

Arizona Cardinals signing free agent OL Kelvin Beachum
The Arizona Cardinals are signing free agent offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum, per 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's John Gambadoro.

Cardinals' Kyler Murray aims for elite real life season, 80s in Madden
Kyler Murray wants to become an elite NFL quarterback and will let his play do the talking. But he'd like a smidge more respect from the Madden creators.

Cardinals breakout candidates: Is DE Jonathan Bullard a late bloomer?
There was enough production in limited snaps last season to believe Arizona Cardinals DE Jonathan Bullard can become a impactful starter in 2020.