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Bird Droppings: Goodbye to Patrick Peterson, hello to A.J. Green, Rodney Hudson and Matt Prater for the Arizona Cardinals

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Happy Monday one and all.

We have gotten through the first week of free agency and there has been quite a bit of movement in the NFL.

For the Arizona Cardinals, they once again found a way to get talent at a discount with their acquisition of Pro Bowl center Rodney Hudson.

We have all of that and more to help you start your day with all the news from around the web on your Arizona Cardinals.

Matt Prater: ‘I Expect To Make’ Pressure Kicks
Field goal misses hurt Cardinals in pair of close losses a season ago

Circumstances Aside, Rodney Hudson Ready To Be A Cardinal
Center 'excited' after trade from Raiders

With Matt Prater On Board, Cardinals Release Brett Maher
Kicker situation stabilized after free-agent signing

Markus Golden, Kelvin Beachum Find Ideal Fit With Cardinals
Veterans re-sign quickly to remain with organization

Key Highlights For Fans With The NFL's New TV Contracts
Deals include more Monday night games and more flexing on Mondays

Trotter, Wyche Examine How A.J. Green Fits Cardinals
NFL Network's Jim Trotter and Steve Wyche examine how A.J. Green fits with the Cardinals.

Hudson: 'Come In And Be Myself'
New C Rodney Hudson discusses his trade and what he's expecting in joining the Cardinals.

Prater: 'Very Happy To Come Here'
K Matt Prater discusses why choosing to play for the Arizona Cardinals was the best decision for him and his family.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Parting Ways With Patrick Peterson
Ep. 406 - It was a good run. Correction. It was a great run. And now it's over. Patrick Peterson will be wearing a Vikings uniform this season. Yes, it's going to be odd to see. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss what Peterson meant to the team both o

Big Red Rage - Golden Ready To Hunt With Watt And Jones
Ep. 499 - The Cardinals defense got a boost just prior to the new league year when linebacker Markus Golden inked a two-year contract to remain with the Big Red. Golden joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to discuss new additions to the team, rushing the

J.J. Watt trolls wife Kealia and North Carolina during Wisconsin's 2021 March Madness win
The NCAA tourney's first-round matchup between Wisconsin and North Carolina gave new Arizona Cardinals defensive end Watt (a Wisconsin alum) bragging rights over Kealia, a UNC alum who plays for the Chicago Red Stars.

Patrick Peterson ends tenure with Cardinals, will join Vikings
The Cardinals and CB Patrick Peterson have parted ways, as Peterson will join the Minnesota Vikings, the cornerback confirmed via Twitter on Thursday.

Bickley: Patrick Peterson era with Cards ended before CB joined Vikings
Despite Patrick Peterson's last two years in Arizona, Dan Bickley is looking forward to the day the Cardinals induct the CB into the Ring of Honor.

The Cardinals' NFC West foes' 2021 free agency hauls, losses
The NFC West has been more than active during this season's free agency period. Here's a look at how the Cardinals' divisional opponents have fared so far.

Kelvin Beachum picked family, trust of Sean Kugler in Cardinals return
"I probably wouldn't play right tackle for another coach," Cardinals right tackle Kelvin Beachum said of Sean Kugler after signing a two-year deal.

Cardinals free agency refresher: At TE, 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?

Rodney Hudson looks to help Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals prosper
Arizona Cardinals center Rodney Hudson said Friday that he has already begun exchanging text messages with quarterback Kyler Murray.

Report: Former Cardinals TE Dan Arnold signs with Panthers
Former Arizona Cardinals tight end Dan Arnold reportedly signed a two-year contract with the Carolina Panthers on Friday.

Cardinals kicker Matt Prater comes to Arizona with Super Bowl aspirations
The Cardinals kicked off free agency on Wednesday by making several moves, including adding veteran kicker Matt Prater to a two-year contract.

Arizona Cardinals release practice squad kicker Brett Maher
The Arizona Cardinals announced the release of practice squad kicker Brett Maher on Saturday. Maher signed with the Cardinals on Christmas Day in 2020.

By the numbers: Patrick Peterson's special run with the Arizona Cardinals
The Patrick Peterson era for the Arizona Cardinals was filled with excitement, records and the chance to enjoy one of the best players in franchise history.

NFL free agent grades: A.J. Green deal considered one of worst
Touchdown Wire's Doug Farrar and Mark Schofield do not like the move the Arizona Cardinals made to sign veteran WR A.J. Green.

Patrick Peterson’s deal with Vikings rated among worst in free agency
He departs the Cardinals after a decade to sign a one-year, $10 million contract with the Vikings.

NFL free agency: TE Dan Arnold to sign with Panthers on 2-year deal
He gets $6 million from the Panthers over two years after 31 catches in 2020 for the Arizona Cardinals.

Free agent CB Adoree’ Jackson draws interest from Arizona Cardinals
The former Tennessee Titans first-round pick was released this week and the Cardinals are one of several teams to express interest.

Arizona Cardinals release K Brett Maher after signing of Matt Prater
The Cardinals do not need any kicker on the roster to compete with Prater.

Former Arizona Cardinals CB Josh Shaw reinstated by NFL
He spent 2020 out of the league after having bet on NFL games in 2019.

Rodney Hudson trade gives Cardinals one of the NFL’s elite O-lines
The Cardinals sent Las Vegas a third round pick for Pro-Bowl center Rodney Hudson, who will slide into what was a solid group in 2020.