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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals running back room, Dennis Gardeck has surgery, a look at DeAndre Hopkins and more

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Happy Thursday one and all.

We are heading into the weekend and there is plenty of news on the Arizona Cardinals to help us get ready.

Let’s get to it.

Haason Reddick Picks A Good Time For Career Year
Breakout season has Cardinals' outside linebacker in favorable position as free agency looms

Dennis Gardeck Has Surgery To Repair Torn ACL
Linebacker talks about knee on Instagram

You've Got Mail: Reflecting On The Season
Topics include COVID cap issues, playcalling and Simmons as OLB

Cardinals' Top Plays Of 2020: Defense
A look back at the five best plays on the defensive side of the ball this season

Carson Palmer Headed Into College Football Hall Of Fame
Former Cardinals QB won Heisman in 2002

Best Photos Of DeAndre Hopkins From 2020
Images of Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins during the 2020 season.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Baker, Hopkins Honored; Reddick Snubbed
Ep. 385 - With the regular season complete, players are beginning to receive recognition for their efforts. Budda Baker and DeAndre Hopkins were both named to the 2020 All-Pro Team.

Red Sea Report - Cardinals Face Questions On Defense
The Cardinals have 28 players scheduled to become free agents during the offseason, many on the defensive side of the ball. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry discuss the decisions to be made at outside linebacker and defensive back.

Cardinals Underground - Best Practices
Virtual slime might help a TV broadcast – thanks, Nickelodeon! – but probably not impact where the Cardinals stand in the NFC West or what they need to fix.

Cardinals lookahead: RB Kenyan Drake's free agency a point of intrigue
The Cardinals have built depth behind Kenyan Drake at running back, but now they must determine whether he is worth what could be a pricey long-term deal.

NFL has 7 head-coaching openings after Eagles part with Doug Pederson
The NFL head-coaching carousel is in full swing Monday after the regular season wrapped over the weekend. So far, six teams need a new head coach.

Cardinals OLB Dennis Gardeck to undergo ACL surgery
Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Dennis Gardeck said he would undergo ACL surgery on Tuesday, clarifying the injury that ended his season.

Cardinals 2021 lookahead: What's the next step for Isaiah Simmons, ILBs?
Isaiah Simmons passed the eye test. In 2021, it's a matter of whether the Arizona Cardinals can move him about or if he will be stuck at inside linebacker.

Arizona Cardinals have one of the league’s longest playoff win droughts
They have not even been to the postseason since the 2015 season.

3 Arizona Cardinals practice squad players have contracts expire
CB Prince Amukamara, DL Stacy McGee and TE Evan Baylis all do not re-sign with the team yet.

Arizona Cardinals LB Dennis Gardeck to have ACL surgery
He vows to come back even better.

The 5 biggest offseason questions for the Arizona Cardinals in 2021
From the salary cap to Larry Fitzgerald to expectations, this is an important offseason.

Seahawks OC Brian Schottenheimer fired for philosophical differences
Seattle replaces their OC after three straight years with a top-10 scoring offense.

Special teams unit could look quite different for Cardinals in 2021
Their kickers, punter and seven of their top special teams players are all scheduled to be free agents this offseason.

Arizona Cardinals’ defensive backfield ranked in bottom third of NFL
The come in at No. 22 after uneven play from their cornerbacks.

Arizona Cardinals waive DL Josh Mauro from IR
He played in three games and have five tackles and a sack for the Cardinals in 2020.