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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals make 2 moves in first round, draft Paris Johnson Jr., and more 2023 NFL Draft news

Thursday night was eventful for the Arizona Cardinals!

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Happy Friday and happy post first round draft one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals found a way to have the second pick in the 2023 NFL Draft’s second round, so we will have more of that later.

First, let’s take a look around the web at all the news coming from the Arizona Cardinals 2023 NFL Draft picks.

Cardinals Swap Third-Round Picks With Eagles After Gannon Contact
Phone call from Ossenfort during postseason necessitated move

Cardinals Trade No. 3 Pick To Texans, Move To No. 12
Deal was anticipated as GM Monti Ossenfort wanted to gain picks

Kyler Meets Paris, And D-Hop Isn't Going Anywhere Right Now
GM says wideout won't be traded during weekend

After Second Trade, Cardinals Pick Up Paris Johnson In First Round
After trading down and then up, Cardinals land tackle at No. 6

Eagles, Cardinals settle Gannon tampering probe with trade - ESPN
The Eagles and Cardinals settled a tampering investigation involving the hiring of Jonathan Gannon as Arizona's head coach with a trade of draft picks Thursday.

Texans draft C.J. Stroud at No. 2, then trade up for Will Anderson Jr. - ESPN
After getting their franchise QB in C.J. Stroud, the Texans traded up nine spots to select Alabama pass-rusher Will Anderson Jr. with the No. 3 overall draft pick.

Cardinals say DeAndre Hopkins likely staying after busy draft night - ESPN
The Cardinals made three trades Thursday night, but GM Monti Ossenfort said he doesn't expect star receiver DeAndre Hopkins to be moved at any point during this week's draft.

Arizona Cardinals NFL draft picks 2023 selection analysis - ESPN - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Let's take a closer look at each of the Cardinals’ 2023 draft picks, starting with first-rounder Paris Johnson Jr.

Cardinals, Eagles settle tampering investigation with draft pick trade
The Cardinals and Eagles settled a tampering investigation involving the recruitment of then-Philadelphia DC Jonathan Gannon as Arizona's HC.

Cardinals trade No. 3 NFL Draft pick to Texans, who pick Will Anderson
The Cardinals have dealt the third and No. 105 overall pick in the NFL Draft to the Texans, who selected Will Anderson out of Alabama.

Cardinals select OL Paris Johnson in NFL Draft after trade with Lions
The Arizona Cardinals bolstered their line with Ohio State's Paris Johnson after a trade with the Detroit Lions in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Arizona Cardinals' Kyler Murray, teammates react to Paris Johnson Jr. pick
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is ready to get to work with his new protector, Paris Johnson Jr.

GM: DeAndre Hopkins not expected to be traded during NFL Draft
Arizona Cardinals general manager Monti Ossenfort said he does not see a DeAndre Hopkins trade happening during the draft.

Arizona Cardinals make trade with Philadelphia Eagles to settle tampering
The Cardinals and Eagles swap third-round picks and the Cardinals get a fifth-rounder next year because of impermissible contact.

2023 NFL draft order: Arizona Cardinals picks after trading No. 3 pick
After the Cardinals traded the No. 3 overall pick, they still have eight selections in the 2023 draft over six rounds.

Arizona Cardinals select Ohio State OL Paris Johnson No. 6 overall
The Arizona Cardinals use the 6th pick in the 2023 draft to select Ohio State OL Paris Johnson.

Kyler Murray is fired up about the Cardinals’ first-round pick
Murray tweeted his excitement for the Cardinals' selection of OL Paris Johnson in the first round.

GM Monti Ossenfort doesn’t see DeAndre Hopkins trade happening
"DeAndre's a Cardinal and we're moving forward," GM Monti Ossenfort said during the draft on Thursday.