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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals re-sign Kelvin Beachum, prepare for free agency to start, dive into center market and more

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Happy Wednesday and start of the 2021 NFL free agency signing period.

Teams can make official what we already know, and the Arizona Cardinals should have some deals coming soon.

To help you get ready we have all the news from around the web to help you get ready.

You've Got Mail: New League Year - And Free Agency - Is Here
Topics include Reddick's odds to return, free-agent choices and maneuvering the cap

Kelvin Beachum Agrees To Two-Year Deal In Return To Cardinals
Veteran returns to give team strong option at right tackle

State Farm Stadium Hosts Its 500,000th Vaccination
At the home of the Cardinals, a half-million COVID-19 vaccinations have been distributed.

Red Sea Report - Another Golden Homecoming
Linebacker Markus Golden has always said that he loves playing in Arizona. It should come as no surprise that Golden and the Cardinals came to agreement on a two-year contract to keep the fan favorite in the desert. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertran

Cardinals Cover 2 - Ready For A Free Agency Frenzy
Ep. 404 - Well, it looks like the frenzy has already begun. There's a lot of legal tampering going on. The Cardinals made their first move by agreeing to terms with linebacker Markus Golden on a two-year deal. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki welcome back t

Cardinals Underground - A Golden Entry Into Free Agency
As teams begin to talk with free agents around the league, Paul Calvisi, Darren Urban and Kyle Odegard begin to talk about the moves and potential moves of the Cardinals, including the important retention of Markus Golden, the market for Haason Reddick an

Right tackle Kelvin Beachum returns to Arizona Cardinals on 2-year deal
The Arizona Cardinals solidified their right tackle position for the next couple of seasons by agreeing to a two-year contract with Kelvin Beachum on Tuesday.

Arizona Cardinals' NFL free-agent signings 2021: J.J. Watt a splashy start - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Watt and his 101 career sacks instantly make the Cardinals better on defense if he can stay healthy.

Cardinals free agency refresher: 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 to re-sign punter Andy Lee, per report
Punter Andy Lee will return to the Arizona Cardinals in 2021 after agreeing to a one-year deal, reports NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

Markus Golden, Arizona Cardinals agree to 2-year contract
The Cardinals did not tender free agent linebacker Haason Reddick, but they've given themselves an edge-rushing threat opposite Chandler Jones.

Cardinals tender LBs Dennis Gardeck, Zeke Turner and Kylie Fitts
Outside linebacker and special teams captain Dennis Gardeck has been tendered by the Arizona Cardinals, as have special teamers Zeke Turner and Kylie Fitts.

Reports: Chargers reach deal with center Corey Linsley
The Arizona Cardinals had also reportedly been interested in bringing the 27-year-old All-Pro center's services to the Valley.

Bickley: Cardinals' net haul in FA will say much about current place in NFL
Dan Bickley writes that the Arizona Cardinals need to bring in weapons and solidify the offensive line around QB Kyler Murray for the team to be successful.

Cardinals DE Zach Allen: 'It's like an arms race in our division'
Cardinals defensive end Zach Allen is looking forward to the intangibles that defensive lineman J.J. Watt will bring into Arizona's locker room this season.

Cardinals free agency refresher: It's Budda Baker and the Thompsons at S
The Arizona Cardinals have a good starting point at safety with Budda Baker, Jalen Thompson and Deionte Thompson under contract.

PFF: Cardinals select USC's Alijah Vera-Tucker in latest NFL mock draft
In PFF's latest mock draft, Keim adds to the other side of the line, selecting USC guard Alijah Vera-Tucker with the 16th overall pick.

NFL free agency: Seahawks reportedly lose CB Shaquill Griffin to Jaguars
A person familiar with negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars and Shaquill Griffin have agreed to a three-year deal worth up to $44.5 million.

Kelvin Beachum back with Arizona Cardinals on 2-year deal
The Arizona Cardinals knocked an item off the offensive line checklist by agreeing to a two-year deal with starting right tackle Kelvin Beachum.

Markus Golden’s new contract signals end of Hasson Reddick’s stint in AZ
With Golden, Chandler Jones and J.J. Watt, the edge seems to be full.

NFL free agency: Available centers for Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals lost out on Corey Linsley. Here are some other centers they might target.

NFL free agency: Tight ends available for Arizona Cardinals to target
With Hunter Henry and Jonnu Smith both agreeing to join the New England Patriots, who are some targets left at tight end for the Arizona Cardinals?

NFL free agency: OL Corey Linsley gets huge deal from Chargers
The Arizona Cardinals were believed to be in the mix for the 30-year-old All-Pro and were outbid by the Chargers.

NFL free agency: Arizona Cardinals could target Lions K Matt Prater
The 36-year-old free agent kicker beat the Cardinals on a game-winning field goal last season.

CB Patrick Peterson has 3 preferred free agent destinations
The Arizona Cardinals are still a preferred team for Patrick Peterson to sign,.

Markus Golden’s contract is a bargain for the Arizona Cardinals
The initially reported $9 million contract over two years is actually $5 million with up to $4 million in sack incentives.

Arizona Cardinals bring back RT Kelvin Beachum on 2-year deal
He returns after starting all 16 games at right tackle in 2020.