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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals could add to offensive line, running back and cornerback need addressed and more

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Happy Thursday and happy 2021 NFL Draft day one and all.

We have made it.

To get the day started off, let’s take a look around the web at all the news on the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals Draft Primer 2021: Offensive Line
More protection for Kyler Murray could be a priority in the draft

What Cardinals Do In Draft Remains Hard To Forecast
Lot of options, lot of unknown before team gets to pick at No. 16

2021 NFL Draft prospects to know for the Cardinals: Penei Sewell, OL
It may not be the sexiest pick, but selecting a starting-caliber offensive lineman in the first round of the NFL Draft could pay dividends down the line.

Broncos acquire QB Teddy Bridgewater from Panthers via trade
Drew Lock didn't have to wait around for the NFL Draft to get the competition for his starting job that new GM George Paton has been promising for months.

Arizona Cardinals' top priorities entering the 2021 NFL Draft
No matter how well they attacked the offseason, there's still a handful of positions the Cardinals can address before the regular season rolls around.

Bickley: Keim should trade up only if Cardinals can get Smith or Waddle
Dan Bickley writes that the Cardinals need a cornerstone CB and a WR with game-changing speed, five of which are available in the first round on Thursday.

CB Caleb Farley tested positive for COVID-19, will not attend draft
Originally confirmed as one of the player attendees, Farley will now follow the NFL draft from home in quarantine.

Arizona Cardinals can't waste 16th pick on wide receiver
The Arizona Cardinals have bigger needs at the CB and RB positions, and should make that a priority in the first round. Wide receiver can be picked later.

Fifth-round running back options for the Arizona Cardinals
The front office of the Arizona Cardinals could add to their running backs room during the fifth round of the 2021 NFL draft

Prospects Arizona Cardinals should consider but won't
Odds are, the Arizona Cardinals have finalized their draft strategy. We don't know if the Arizona Cardinals will stay at 16, trade up and sacrifice...

Late-round cover guy possibilities for the Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals front office could elect to grab a corner late in the draft instead of selecting one in the first round

Possibilities for the Arizona Cardinals if they trade back
The front office of the Arizona Cardinals could decide that trading down in the first round could be extremely beneficial

Isaiah Simmons over Tristen Wirfs was difficult but correct choice
in a dream scenario, Isaiah Simmons and Tristen Wirfs were both on the board at #8 last year. Simmons was the right pick for the Cardinals.