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Bird Droppings: DeAndre Hopkins signs massive extension, Arizona Cardinals ready to unleash Kliff Kingsbury offense and more

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Happy Wednesday one and all. We are a day away from the start of the 2020 NFL season and getting back to normal in some ways.

We are also only four days away from the start of the Arizona Cardinals season and what we hope is a big improvement.

We have all the news from around the web to help you get your day started, let’s get to it.

You've Got Mail: 49ers Week, Part One
Topics include Larry Fitzgerald, practice squad protections, and the absent crowd

Cardinals Sign Free Agent Defensive Lineman Angelo Blackson
Add kicker/punter Richie Leone and tight end Jordan Thomas to practice squad

DeAndre Hopkins Gets Big Contract Extension From Cardinals
Wide receiver serves as own agent as he gets deal through 2024

Kingsbury: 'It's Going To Be A New Experience'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury discusses the final roster and what he expects heading into week one.

Flight Plan Season 3 Episode 5 - 'Virtual Reality'
This episode of Flight Plan covers the entirety of training camp for the Arizona Cardinals, including profiles on DeAndre Hopkins, Kyler Murray and Devon Kennard. Plus, see why the o-line is now known as the

Hopkins: 'I Wanted The Cardinals As Much As They Wanted Me'
WR DeAndre Hopkins and GM Steve Keim react and talk about Hopkins contract extension.

Hopkins Inks Contract Extension
WR DeAndre Hopkins makes it official and sits down to sign his contract extension.

Red Sea Report - Kyler Murray Ready For Opener, DeAndre Hopkins Extended
All eyes will be on Kyler Murray this Sunday in San Francisco as he begins his highly anticipated second season against the 49ers. Plus, receiver DeAndre Hopkins signed an extension with the Cardinals that keeps him under contract through the 2024 season.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Happy Hopkins Signs Extension Through 2024
Ep. 306 - It was always expected, and it is now done. DeAndre Hopkins signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him in a Cardinals uniform through the 2024 season.

Arizona Cardinals 2020 season preview - The DeAndre Hopkins difference
Paired with quarterback Kyler Murray, how much difference will Hopkins make? We'll start finding out Week 1.

Source -- DeAndre Hopkins, Arizona Cardinals agree to 2-year extension worth $54.5 million
The Arizona Cardinals and star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins have agreed to a two-year, $54.5 million extension that includes $42.5 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Cardinals embrace opener vs. 49ers after unfathomable offseason
It is game week, finally. Here's how the Arizona Cardinals aim to find the next gear in a time where that might sound most difficult.

Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins signs contract extension through 2024
Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and the Cardinals have agreed to a two-year contract extension worth $54.5 million, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Cardinals-Cowboys MNF tickets apparently priced at $12,500
Of Arizona's first six opponents, Dallas is the only team planning on fans in a limited capacity at AT&T Stadium. From a glance, tickets are expensive.

Arizona Cardinals think they can unleash Kliff Kingsbury's offense in 2020
Did we see the full extent of Kliff Kingsbury's offensive innovation in 2019? The Arizona Cardinals think they can make a huge leap in 2020.

Cardinals release DL Angelo Blackson, release DL Michael Dogbe
Arizona announced Tuesday it has signed defensive lineman Angelo Blackson to a one-year contract. The Cardinals also released defensive end Michael Dogbe.

Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury to be 'smart' with RB Kenyan Drake in Week 1
Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake may be out of his walking boot and back practicing, but that doesn't mean the flood gates are fully open just yet.

DeAndre Hopkins got security with self-negotiated Cardinals contract
Security can mean many things, and in the case of receiver DeAndre Hopkins' extended contract with the Arizona Cardinals, the word is a broad brushstroke.

Arizona Cardinals depth chart lists Beachum as RT, Isabella as returner
The Week 1 depth chart for the 2020 Arizona Cardinals may clarify return duties and indicate Kelvin Beachum will be the starting right tackle.

Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill spent 5 days in ICU with COVID-19
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill gave his team a timeline of his coronavirus sickness that led to a trip to the ICU in a Rhode Island hospital.

Bickley: Hopkins extension does a lot for Cardinals' present, future
The Arizona Cardinals making their big offseasion acquisition happy and securing DeAndre Hopkins long term is a huge move for the franchise.