Arizona Cardinals news and links: Tuesday March 29, 2022

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Will Hernandez joins the squad, joint practices to take place this summer, and more recent Arizona Cardinals news and links.

It’s certainly been a quiet free agency period for the Arizona Cardinals during the 2022 offseason, but the team made a big (literally) signing on Monday when they landed former New York Giants guard Will Hernandez.

That was definitely the biggest piece of Cardinals news from the start of the week, but what were some of the other team-related headlines that popped up on Monday?

Cardinals and Titans to hold joint practices this summer

When training camp gets underway for Arizona in a few months, part of their practice time will apparently be spent in Nashville, Tennessee.

When speaking at the NFL Owners Meetings on Monday , Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel revealed that his team will be practicing against the Cardinals for a few days during training camp this summer.

Arizona Cardinals news and links for March 29, 2022

Garcia signs with New York

Before Will Hernandez officially left the Giants to sign with Arizona on Monday, news came out that former Cardinals offensive lineman Max Garcia is taking his talents to New York.

After three seasons in the desert, Garcia has reportedly agreed to a one-year contract with the Giants according to NFL insider Jordan Schultz.

Wilson puts his own spin on “The Slap” meme

You’ve probably heard plenty about the incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock on Sunday night at the Oscars and you’ve likely seen all of the memes related to the incident spreading like wildfire around the internet.

Arizona cornerback Marco Wilson, infamously known for throwing a cleat in a game during his college career at Florida, decided to make his own version of “The Slap” meme.

Cardinals set up to blame Murray if they fail in 2022

FanSided’s Matt Verderame recently shared his belief that the Cardinals’ decision to reward head coach Kliff Kingsbury and general manager Steve Keim with contract extensions makes it seem that the team is perfectly prepared to make quarterback Kyler Murray the scapegoat if Arizona doesn’t achieve much success next season.

Verderame also added that if the Cardinals end up struggling during the 2022 campaign, “there’s a real chance,” that Arizona could trade the young signal-caller in 2023.

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