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11-6-10: Arizona Cardinals Bird Droppings

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Everyone who watched that Suns game last night... What an ending huh?

NFL Week 9: Arizona Cardinals At Minnesota Vikings, Sunday 11:00 A.M. AZT - SB Nation Arizona
The Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals both stood among the NFC's heavyweights a season ago, but a litany of problems -- whether on or off the field -- have sent both teams spiraling down the conference pecking order near the middle stage of this 2010 campaign.

Friday before the Vikings
So the Cards head to Minnesota tomorrow with opportunity. Normally this trip to play the Vikings would seem to be an uphill climb, especially with the way the Cards have juggled QBs. But there is little question the Vikings are in a worse place as a team, after jettisoning Randy Moss and injury issues and stories all week about how coach Brad Childress is in trouble. If the Cards can handle Adrian Peterson – at least not let him run wild – and not turn it over, there is no reason to think the Cards can’t steal one. Here’s hoping they give themselves that chance.

Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald on business trip against Minnesota Vikings
Growing up in Minneapolis, Larry Fitzgerald considered himself as much a Viking as any player. Fitzgerald worked training camps and games as a ball boy and developed close relationships with coaches and players, including receivers Randy Moss and Cris Carter. - Beanie Wells likely to play Sunday
Arizona Cardinals' running back Beanie Wells returned to practice Friday after being limited in Wednesday and Thursday due to a swollen knee.

Tracking Down Favre
Cards hope to pressure QB; Breaking out a very jumbo package

Whisenhunt updates Beanie's status

First Look - The Ken Whisenhunt Show - Week 9

Stunning end to regulation helps Phoenix Suns beat Memphis Grizzlies in double overtime
Suns coach Alvin Gentry has it all -- a great family, a wonderful home and a new contract extension. On his 56th birthday Friday, it was hard to figure out what to get him but Memphis' Rudy Gay came up with the perfect gift.

Phoenix Coyotes allow 6 goals in loss to Dallas Stars
The top line of Brad Richards, James Neal and Loui Eriksson is clicking for Dallas. So is the Stars' power play. Eriksson scored two of Dallas' four power-play goals and had two assists, Richards had one of his two goals with the man advantage, and the Stars beat the Phoenix Coyotes 6-3 on Friday night.

Wilf considered firing Childress this week - NFC North Blog - ESPN
Make sure you check out Ed Werder’s latest report over on our NFL page. According to Werder, the Minnesota Vikings delayed submitting the paperwork on receiver Randy Moss’ departure on Monday because owner Zygi Wilf was contemplating firing coach Brad Childress and keeping Moss on the roster.

Report: Wilf weighed firing Brad Childress on Monday |
Florio wrote in his 10-pack this morning that Vikings coach Brad Childress could be an ugly home loss to the Cardinals away from losing his job. It turns out that Childress almost lost his job on Monday night.

Minnesota Vikings' Percy Harvin questionable with sprained ankle - NFL -
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin is listed as questionable for Sunday's home game against Arizona, leaving Minnesota with three healthy receivers.

Charlie Whitehurst could have rough introduction to NFL |
Facing the Giants in his first NFL start was going to be hard enough for Seahawks quarterback Charlie Whitehurst. Facing it with huge question marks all along the offensive line could make it a disaster.

Final Word: NFC West - NFC West Blog - ESPN
It's the turnovers. The Cardinals are 2-0 this season and 31-3 under coach Ken Whisenhunt when winning or even tying the turnover battle. They are 1-4 this season and 3-24 under Whisenhunt when losing the turnover battle. That's why it's so important for quarterback Derek Anderson to manage the game more efficiently. The late interception Anderson threw against Tampa Bay stands out as the classic unforced error. That type of play might be the only thing standing between the Cardinals and a third consecutive NFC West title.

17 things to know about the Week Nine injury report |
It's that time of week. We've told you about the biggest injury stories of the day, but here are 17 other nuggets to know from Friday's injury report before we all break for the weekend.

Harvin, Childress get into "heated argument" |
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin was "livid" when the team cut receiver Randy Moss. And with all evidence pointing to coach Brad Childress as being the guy who wanted Moss gone, it looks like the relationship between Harvin and Childress has been significantly damaged.

Talk persists regarding Brees' knees |
The Saints moved quickly on Thursday to dispel the "100 thousand-trillion-million percent" accurate report from Kenny Wilkerson of WIST radio in New Orleans that the Saints are hiding the fact that quarterback Drew Brees has a small fracture and a torn meniscus in his left knee.