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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

The Arizona Cardinals are weeks away from the start of training camp 2021, meaning we have plenty of news to help you get ready.

Let’s get to it.

Cardinals Position Overview 2021: Inside Linebacker
Youngsters Isaiah Simmons, Zaven Collins lead group

Inside Linebackers On The Roster
Images of the Cardinals' inside linebackers heading into training camp.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Simmons, Collins: The Men In The Middle
Ep. 438 - Starting a pair of young inside linebackers is a risk, but it's a risk the Cardinals believe is worth taking given the respective skillsets of Isaiah Simmons and Zaven Collins. They are much too talented to keep off the field.

Big Red Rage - Best Of Offseason Part II
Ep. 515 - As summer break moves along, we continue our dip into the Big Red Rage archives for a closer look at the rookies. In the second of three "Best Of" episodes, Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley are joined by director of player personnel Dru Grigson

2021 NFL MVP favorites and tiers - 237 players who could win, led by Patrick Mahomes, Kyler Murray, Dak Prescott
Patrick Mahomes. Dak Prescott. Justin Tucker?!? Yes, a kicker has won NFL MVP before. Here's who has a shot in this season.

Cardinals' 2020 finish gave LT D.J. Humphries 'a different type of hunger'
After being a game away from making the playoffs last season, Cardinals LT D.J. Humphries tackled the offseason determined to break through that threshold.

Cardinals players give their best guess of what a haboob is
New Arizona Cardinals and those who have worn the red for years were asked by the team's social media in a video if they knew what a haboob was.

Arizona Cardinals set to face 8 of NFL’s best outside receivers in 2021
While Arizona has one of the best WRs in the league in DeAndre Hopkins, the defense has its hands full with the number of top WRs they will face in 2021.

The NFL’s 10 most trolled players on Instagram
Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady leads the list of players who have the most negative posts on social media about them.

Arizona Cardinals to face 7 of NFL’s 11 best RBs in 2021
Starting with Derrick Henry in Week 1 and Dalvin Cook in Week 2, the Arizona Cardinals' run defense will be tested early and often in 2021.

WATCH: First look at Zachary Levi as Kurt Warner in ‘American Underdog’
Get a first look at the movie that tells the story of former Arizona Cardinals great Kurt Warner.

DeAndre Hopkins just misses top spot in outside WR rankings
The Arizona Cardinals star wideout comes in at No. 2 behind the Packers' Davante Adams in this list of the top 15 outside receivers in the NFL.

Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins a popular target of trolling on social media
According to the Action Network, Hopkins is he ninth-most trolled player in the NFL and has the fifth-highest rate of negative posts about him.

D.J. Humphries hoping for Suns-like energy in State Farm Stadium in 2021
The Cardinals left tackle has been at Suns games and says he will be jealous if the energy isn't the same for the Cardinals' home games.

Chase Edmonds could make list of top RBs with strong 2021 season
The projected starting RB for the Arizona Cardinals can look at how Tampa Bay's Ronald Jones made the list this year after a solid 2020.