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Bird Droppings: Robert Alford is back, making a call on the running backs, who to bring in at tight end, and more

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Happy Monday and free agency one and all.

We are into the legal tampering period meaning the rumors will be flying fast and the fake news will be furious.

We will try and cut through all of it to give you the best news on the Arizona Cardinals from around the web, let’s get it started.

Free Agent Primer 2021: Quarterback
Cardinals could be on lookout for Kyler Murray insurance

Robert Alford Returns To Cardinals On One-Year Deal
Veteran cornerback re-entering the fold after getting released

Cardinals Have Golden Opportunity In Kyler Murray’s Third Season
Low cost of quarterback allows for stockpiling of talent around him

For Cardinals, NFL, Time To Talk Free Agency Is Here
Teams can officially

Debate This - Biggest Free Agent Questions
Paul Calvisi and Kyle Odegard make the debate at the top questions heading into free agency.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Is More Tight End Use In The Cards?
Ep. 403 - It's been a frequent question asked since the arrival of Kliff Kingsbury. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki bring it once again as they examine the tight end position. Only two other teams, the Eagles and Titans, ran two-tight end sets more than th

Cardinals free agency refresher: RB Kenyan Drake 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.

Dez Bryant tells TMZ that he would play for 'dope' Cardinals
"I think they have a dope offense. I feel like they got a dope defense," Dez Bryant told TMZ about the Arizona Cardinals.

Recently cut CB Robert Alford agrees to re-sign with Cardinals, per report
Robert Alford will return to the Arizona Cardinals and has agreed to a one-year contract days after being released, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Report: Arizona Cardinals won't tender WR Trent Sherfield
Trent Sherfield will not be tendered by the Arizona Cardinals, allowing him to enter free agency without restriction, reports NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

Cardinals free agency refresher: O-line could change at center, right side
The Arizona Cardinals' center position is an open job that might be addressed in free agency, while the right side could also see change next season.

Cardinals free agency refresher: Kicker not the only special teams decision
The Cardinals tied Zane Gonzalez up by placing a second-round tender on him, making him paid as a top-five kicker. Gonzalez did not pay them back.

Arizona Cardinals re-sign CB Robert Alford following release
The Cardinals saved $7.5 million in cap space with the release. He will get to try play for the first time since 2018.

Arizona Cardinals will not use RFA tender on WR Trent Sherfield
He will become a free agent next week unless he re-signs.

Arizona Cardinals free agent outlook: CB Johnathan Joseph
He played in four games for the Cardinals after signing in November.

Dez Bryant expresses desire to play for Cardinals in ‘dope’ offense
The free agent receiver would like to team up with Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins and Christian Kirk.

Arizona Cardinals positional needs and review: Safety
A look back at the safety position for the Arizona Cardinals in 2020 and what is to come in free agency.

Arizona Cardinals positional needs and review: Specialists
We look at the specialists for the Arizona Cardinals in 2020 and what could be coming in 2021.

Arizona Cardinals offseason needs for free agency, draft
We look at each position group and what is to come this offseason.

NFL free agency: Potential Arizona Cardinals target C Corey Linsley
If Arizona were to make a splash in free agency this year, it would likely be to sign the ex-Packer to solidify their center position.

NFL free agents: Kevin Zeitler could be Arizona Cardinals target
Should Arizona sign another ex-Giants guard to help fortify their offensive line?

NFL free agency: WR Emmanuel Sanders a potential Arizona Cardinals target
Should Arizona add the aging Sanders to help with their push to win now?

Arizona Cardinals potential free agent target: WR T.Y. Hilton
Should Arizona take another chance on a veteran former AFC South Pro Bowler to fill their number 2 receiver role?

Potential free agent target for Arizona Cardinals: WR Breshad Perriman
Should Arizona take a chance on Perriman to help their number two receiving woes?

Aarron Van Buren - Raising Zona
Author profile of Aarron Van Buren at Raising Zona

Malcolm Butler would be fantastic for the Arizona Cardinals
The two-time Super Bowl champion would be a vast improvement over what the 2020 Arizona Cardinals had at the cornerback spot

Three wide receivers the Arizona Cardinals should target
The Arizona Cardinals need a legitimate WR2. Chances are, they will target the WR2 position in free agency and if it isn't there, expect them to draft one.

Discussing the possibility of Steve Keim trading down in first round
Steve Keim needs the 2021 draft to help the Cardinals make the playoffs. Trading back in the draft for more capital is definitely an option.