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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals have strong showing on special teams, safety position strong for Cardinals and more

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Happy Monday one and all.

The conference championship games are set, but we still have plenty of Arizona Cardinals news from around the web to get your day started.

Let’s get to it.

Cardinals' Top Plays Of 2020: Special Teams
Ezekiel Turner a common sight on list of best plays

Cardinals Earn A Top-10 Ranking In Special Teams Play
Unit has several key performers scheduled to be restricted free agents

Cardinals' Top Plays Of 2020 - Defense
Take a look at the top defensive highlights from the Cardinals' 2020 season.

Cardinals' Top Plays Of 2020 - Special Teams
Take a look at the top special teams highlights from the Cardinals' 2020 season.

Red Sea, We Thank You
A thank you to the loyal Cardinals fans for a very different 2020 season

Cardinals' Tackle Leaders In 2020
Images of the team's 20 leading tacklers this season.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Defense Made Its Mark In 2020
Ep. 386 - A second season with Vance Joseph as defensive coordinator paid dividends. That unit performed better than expected. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki are joined by Kyle Odegard to count down the top-five plays on that side of the ball.

Big Red Rage - Cardinals Need Growth From Young Players
Ep. 490 - In order for the Cardinals to take the next step in 2021, they need to see growth from their young players. Play-by-play voice Dave Pasch joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about which players will take their game to the next level.

Kliff Kingsbury gave Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, Browns' Baker Mayfield a chance - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
How much credit Kingsbury can be given for their NFL success is hard to quantify, but he'll be watching Sunday like a "big brother."

Cardinals lookahead: For tight end room, is passing or rushing the priority?
Dan Arnold and Darrell Daniels both earned valuable experience. Did the Arizona Cardinals see enough in 2020 to trust in them alongside Maxx Williams?

Cardinals 2021 lookahead: At safety, it's Budda Baker and the Thompsons
The Arizona Cardinals have a good starting point at safety with Budda Baker, Jalen Thompson and Deionte Thompson under contract.

Arizona Cardinals' pass rush, secondary receive low grades from PFF
The Arizona Cardinals' pass rush saw itselff in the bottom half of the league this season, while the team's secondary also took a hit in PFF's rankings.

Cardinals 2021 lookahead: O-line could have departures on right side
We've run down the QB, defensive line, receiver, running back, both linebacker positions, tight end and safety. Let's dive into the offensive line next.

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald sells Paradise Valley mansion for $18M
Longtime Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald added another accolade to his repertoire in November 2020 that had nothing to do with football.

6 possible Arizona Cardinals offseason cap casualties
The Cardinals need to maneuver the cap. A couple of these are likely, others are questionable and others are unlikely.

Arizona Cardinals enter offseason with little cap space
While they have almost $25 million in actual space, they really only currently have about $13 million in cap space to use in free agency.

San Francisco 49ers expected to have rookie DC in 2021
DeMeco Ryans is expected to take over for Robert Saleh, hired by the Jets to be their head coach.

Arizona Cardinals finish season with top-10 special teams unit
Despite issues in the kicking game, they thrived in many other aspects of the transition team.