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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals getting veteran backups, looking forward to 2021 NFL Draft, questions in the running back room and more

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Happy Monday one and all.

I hope you all had a great holiday weekend, and are surviving the heat that has started to fall on us.

The Arizona Cardinals and the rest of the NFL are gearing up for the 2021 NFL Draft, let’s get to all the news from around the web to help us get ready.

Free Agency Not Over, But Cardinals Now Focus On Draft
With number of veterans still on market, future signings remain possible

Cardinals’ Chase Edmonds a fantasy football RB that ESPN’s Berry loves
ESPN's Matthew Berry believes Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds is one of free agency's biggest fantasy football winners following a busy offseason.

What priorities remain this offseason for the Arizona Cardinals?
Cornerback is an obvious need for the Arizona Cardinals. After that, depth and complementary pieces are needed at RB and nose tackle.

PFF's 2-round NFL mock draft: Cardinals select Miami's Jaelan Phillips
Pro Football Focus has Miami Hurricanes defensive end Jaelan Phillips staying out west in Austin Gayle's latest mock draft.

Arizona Cardinals potential remaining offseason options at RB
Arizona still has a hole to potentially fill in alongside Chase Edmonds at running back - here are some ways they can do that.

NFL draft: CB prospect Caleb Farley clarifies situation with back injury
Virginia Tech CB prospect Caleb Farley recently had a second back procedure. He explains that it isn't something teams should worry about.

Malcolm Butler’s contract is a steal for Arizona Cardinals
His contract with the Arizona Cardinals has one voided year and his cap hit in 2021 will only be $2.16 million.

Arizona Cardinals coaches at UCF pro day to watch safety, cornerbacks
Richie Grant, Aaron Robinson and Tay Gowan were on display for the Cardinals and other teams to watch.

NFL draft: Could the Arizona Cardinals select LB Zaven Collins at No. 16?
They don't have a big need now at inside linebacker but Collins might be the best player on the board when they pick at No. 16.

TE Kyle Pitts would be a game-changer for Arizona Cardinals offense
It would cost the Cardinals a lot to trade up to get him in the NFL draft, but it just might make their offense unstoppable.

Defensive line can become Arizona Cardinals strength in 2021
The offseason addition of J.J. Watt could help lift the defensive line of the Arizona Cardinals to a phenomenal level in 2021

Analytical Kingsbury needs to get on about improving Kyler Murray's advanced stats
Improving Kyler Murray's advanced stats is the topic no one is talking about. What specifically needs improvement, and why is it important?

Veteran Shawn Williams joins the Arizona Cardinals secondary
The front office of the Arizona Cardinals has elected to add veteran safety Shawn Williams to the team's defensive backfield

Quinton Dunbar aiming to visit Arizona Cardinals next week
According to several reports, the Arizona Cardinals are bringing in veteran Quinton Dunbar for a free agent visit next week

Colt McCoy signs a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals brought veteran Colt McCoy to the desert to be the backup quarterback for dynamic starter Kyler Murray

Second-round running back candidates for Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals could find a replacement for departed running back Kenyan Drake during the second round of the NFL Draft

Reflecting on Arizona Cardinals top draft picks of the Steve Keim Era
Steve Keim begins his ninth season as the Arizona Cardinals general manager. And now that it's officially April, we're on the road to the 2021 NFL Draft.

Arizona Cardinals would be wise to select a corner in the first round
The Arizona Cardinals still need to draft a cornerback in the upcoming draft, a move made necessary with the losses to the position in the offseason