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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals stay put in 2021 NFL Draft, Zaven Collins looks to lockdown the middle and more

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

And of course, welcome to newest addition Zaven Collins, as the Arizona Cardinals selected the Tulsa linebacker with the 16th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Let’s take a look at all the news coming out of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Steve Keim Not Tempted To Take Cornerback In First Round
Cardinals stayed true to board by choosing Tulsa inside linebacker Zaven Collins

2021 Draft, Linebacker Zaven Collins, Tulsa, Round 1, Pick 16
Linebacker will play inside next to Simmons for Vance Joseph's defense

Cardinals Decision-Makers In The War Room
Images of GM Steve Keim, coach Kliff Kingsbury, owner Michael Bidwill and others on the first day of the draft.

Cardinals First-Round Pick: Tulsa LB Zaven Collins
Images of the Tulsa linebacker, who the Cardinals selected with the No. 16 overall pick in the draft

Arizona Cardinals NFL draft picks 2021: Analysis for every selection - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
For the second year in a row, the Cardinals took a linebacker in the first round, this time selecting Tulsa's Zaven Collins.

The receivers and TEs bring the fashion at the 2021 NFL Draft
No longer relegated to their own homes or agent-rented Airbnb's because of the pandemic, a select few NFL Draft prospects actually get to attend the event.

Cardinals select LB Zaven Collins with No. 16 pick in 2021 NFL Draft
The Arizona Cardinals selected Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, adding to their LB core.

Reactions pour in after Cardinals pick Zaven Collins in NFL Draft
We've got our newest Arizona Cardinal. The franchise selected Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins with the 16th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Bickley: Cardinals among winners of draft night with Rodgers not on 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers' pick on Thursday came and went without news of an Aaron Rodgers trade, a very good thing for the Arizona Cardinals.

Watch emotional Zaven Collins as NFL Draft party celebrates Cards' pick
Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins had a good amount of friends and family in the house as he waited to hear his name called in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Is Cardinals rookie Zaven Collins a chess piece or a middle linebacker?
You could feel the seething Red Sea over Twitter when the Arizona Cardinals selected Zaven Collins with the 16th overall pick.

Rapid Reactions: Cardinals go defense with Zaven Collins in NFL Draft
For the second straight year, the Arizona Cardinals have drafted a linebacker, with the selection of Tulsa's Zaven Collins.

NFL draft: Why Cardinals fans should be excited about Zaven Collins
Breaking down the Arizona Cardinals' selection of Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins in the 2021 NFL draft

Arizona Cardinals have one position in mind for Zaven Collins
Despite initially a report he would play Haason Reddick's position, he is slated to unseat linebacker Jordan Hicks.