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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals making moves in free agency, lose long-time cornerback Patrick Peterson and more

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Happy Friday one and all.

We are three days into free agency and the Arizona Cardinals are making moves.

We have that and some of the losses they have endured to help you get your day started. Let’s get to it.

Cardinals Re-Sign Linebacker Tanner Vallejo To Two-Year Contract
Special teams cog will aim to be rotational piece on defense

Cardinals Bring In Kicker Matt Prater On 2-Year Contract
Veteran won a game for Lions at State Farm Stadium last season

Help For Hopkins: Cardinals Agree To Terms With A.J. Green
After long stint in Cincinnati, wide receiver tries to help Arizona passing game

Cardinals Make Trade For 3-Time Pro Bowl Center Rodney Hudson
Veteran arrives in exchange for third-round pick

Patrick Peterson Era Ends With Cardinals
Cornerback chooses Minnesota as free-agent destination; Reddick goes to Carolina

A.J. Green Hopes To Emulate Tom Brady In Second Act
Veteran wide receiver joins Cardinals after illustrious career with Bengals

Farewell To Patrick Peterson, Who Lived Up To The Hype
With the cornerback moving on, looking back at his excellent decade with the Cards

Beachum: 'Excited For The Opportunity'
OL Kelvin Beachum talks about re-signing with the Cardinals and the role his family played in his decision.

Golden: 'I Knew Where I Wanted To Be'
LB Markus Golden discusses his dog mentality, playing alongside LB Chandler Jones and his desire to be a Cardinal again.

Quick Slant - The A.J. Green Addition
Lisa Matthews, Kyle Odegard and Darren Urban break down the addition of veteran WR A.J. Green.

Quick Slant - Trade For Rodney Hudson Solidifies Offensive Line
Lisa Matthews, Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki react to the trade for C Rodney Hudson and talk about his addition to the offensive line.

Green: 'The Organization Is Ready To Win Now'
WR A.J. Green talks about his decision to come play for the Arizona Cardinals and how lining up opposite of DeAndre Hopkins will benefit him.

Thank You, Patrick Peterson
We thank CB Patrick Peterson for his decade of dedication to the organization and community in Arizona.

Markus Golden, Kelvin Beachum Re-Sign With Cardinals
Images of OLB Markus Golden and T Kelvin Beachum signing their contract extensions with the Cardinals.

A.J. Green Signs His Cardinals Contract
Images of wide receiver A.J. Green signing his one-year deal with the Cardinals.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Green Means Go In Free Agency
Ep. 405 - Seems fitting that here on St. Patrick's Day, green would be the word of the day for the Cardinals during the first day of the new league year. First, A.J. Green agrees to terms, satisfying the team's need to find a No. 2 wide receiver. Then, ce

Cardinals Underground - Hudson, And Green, And Prater, Oh My
Call it free agency with a flourish. After the first day of the new league year, Paul Calvisi, Darren Urban and Kyle Odegard discuss the trade for Pro Bowl center Rodney Hudson; how Hudson now solidifies the offensive line; the signing of A.J. Green and w

Source - CB Patrick Peterson agrees to 1-year, $10 million deal with Minnesota Vikings
CB Patrick Peterson has agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal with the Vikings, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

New Arizona Cardinals receiver A.J. Green says he has 'a lot left in the tank'
At age 32, new Arizona Cardinals receiver A.J. Green said he has "a lot left in the tank" and still feels young as he changes teams for the first time in his career.

Source -- Las Vegas Raiders signing RB Kenyan Drake to 2-year deal worth up to $14.5M
The Raiders are signing former Cardinals RB Kenyan Drake, his agency announced Thursday. The deal is for two years at $11 million and worth up to $14.5 million, including $11 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Arizona Cardinals trade for Raiders C Rodney Hudson
The swap is for an Arizona third-round pick going Las Vegas' way. The Cardinals will receive a Raiders seventh-round selection.

Haason Reddick leaving Cardinals to sign with Panthers, per reports
Former Arizona Cardinals pass rusher Haason Reddick is signing with the Carolina Panthers, according to multiple reports.

Arizona Cardinals sign kicker Matt Prater to 2-year deal
The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran kicker Matt Prater to a two-year contract, the franchise announced Wednesday.

A.J. Green's 7 Pro Bowls, injury-riddled past, Fitz friendship: What to know
The Arizona Cardinals are not lacking in household names at the wide receiver position after adding free agent A.J. Green to the mix.

Patrick Peterson ends tenure with Cardinals, reportedly going to Vikings
The Cardinals and Patrick Peterson have reportedly parted ways, as Peterson will sign with the Minnesota Vikings, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bickley: Rodney Hudson is crown jewel of Cardinals' terrific offseason haul
Dan Bickley writes his thoughts on the offseason additions for the Arizona Cardinals, who added three high-profile names.

Cardinals 'saved' Markus Golden from Giants, potential early retirement
After a roller coaster stint with the New York Giants, Cardinals OLB Markus Golden is back at home in Arizona and wouldn't have it any other way.

Press conference video: Cardinals introduce receiver A.J. Green
The Arizona Cardinals will introduce wide receiver A.J. Green with an introductory press conference at 9:20 a.m. Thursday.

Cardinals WR A.J. Green on mentor Larry Fitzgerald: 'Larry is Arizona'
New Cardinals WR A.J. Green has had a largely successful NFL career. So it's no surprise he models his game after Larry Fitzgerald.

Kenyan Drake agrees to contract with Raiders, leaves Cardinals
Running back Kenyan Drake has agreed to sign with the Las Vegas Raiders and departs the Arizona Cardinals after a season and a half.

Report: Former Cardinals WR Trent Sherfield signs with 49ers
Former Arizona Cardinals wide receiver and special teamer Trent Sherfield is reportedly headed to NFC West rival San Francisco 49ers on a one-year deal.

NFL TV deal nearly doubles in dollars, Amazon gets Thursday games
The NFL will nearly double its media revenue to more than $10 billion a season with new rights agreements announced Thursday.

A.J. Green finds refreshing fit with DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals
A.J. Green couldn't help it. He kept mentioning the past 10 years with the Bengals. Now he wants a fresh start with the Cardinals.

Haason Reddick thanks Arizona Cardinals, Red Sea in goodbye tweet
Cardinals fans will get a chance to welcome Haason Reddick back next season when Arizona hosts the Carolina Panthers at State Farm Stadium.