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10-17-11: Arizona Cardinals Bird Droppings - Bye Week Over

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"Damn you Harbaugh..."(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
"Damn you Harbaugh..."(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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The Cardinals bye week is over, and there isn;t much news relating to the Cardinals, but there is some stuff relating to the rest of the NFL, including the 49ers continuing their surprising start and a little coach brawl.

Arizona Sports News:

ASU football team down to No. 24 in The Associated Press college football poll
Arizona State fell 6 spots in The Associated Press college football poll to No. 24 after its 41-27 loss to Oregon in Eugene on Saturday night. ASU is tied with Georgia at No. 24.

NFL News:

Rapid Reaction: 49ers 25, Lions 19 - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 25-19 victory over the previously unbeaten Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Week 6:

Wrap-up: Packers 24, Rams 3 - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Thoughts on the St. Louis Rams' 24-3 road defeat to the Green Bay Packers in Week 6:

NFL Week 6 Debrief: Packers Remain Perfect, But Harbaugh Vs. Schwartz Is The Top Story -
After a full slate of NFL Week 6 games on Sunday, we're starting to learn who's for real and who's headed in the wrong direction.

NFL Week 6 Injury Report: Jason Campbell Likely Out For Season -
SB Nation's medical expert breaks down the most significant injuries from NFL Week 6, which includes the 4-2 Raiders losing QB Jason Campbell to a broken collarbone.

Brandon Lloyd Traded To St. Louis Rams, According To Report -
Brandon Lloyd was the top receiver on the trade block and the Rams made the move to trade for him, according to a report from NFL Network.

Broncos Could Be Open To Kyle Orton Trade If Raiders Call -
The Oakland Raiders might be in the market for a new quarterback after Jason Campbell broke his collarbone, which could cost him the rest of the 2011 NFL season. The Raiders have been connected to a couple of quarterbacks -- Carson Palmer and David Garrard -- but the most intriguing possibility could come within their own division.

Carson Palmer Trade Rumors Pointing To Oakland Raiders -
The Oakland Raiders notched a victory in Week 6 but they really didn't win anything once news came down that Jason Campbell had suffered a broken collarbone, which could end his 2011 NFL season. The Raiders, 4-2, are still in the thick of the hunt in the AFC West so there's some early speculation that they could be targeting a quarterback before Tuesday's NFL trade deadline.

Week Six Monday 10-pack | ProFootballTalk
Every week, the NFL gives us something rare or unprecedented. On Sunday, the post-game altercation between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz was unprecedented. But now that something like that has happened, will it happen again? The league’s reaction could go a long way toward deciding that. Before going much farther with this, let’s shift from introduction to topic No. 1 in our 10-item look at the Sunday that was.

Chris Harris Has Permission To Seek Trade From Chicago Bears -
The Chicago Bears last week benched both of their starting safeties, Chris Harris and Brandon Meriweather. In Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, Harris was deactivated which means he didn't play. If you're wondering if that's a precursor to a trade, then you may be right.

Jon Gruden Signs Five-Year Extension With ESPN -
Jon Gruden, NFL analyst working primarily on the Monday Night Football broadcast, has signed an extension to remain at ESPN through 2016

Peyton Hillis Injury: MRI Coming For Browns RB -
Peyton Hillis is having a rough season. He missed a game for the Cleveland Browns this year with strep throat and rumors were flying that he missed it due to his contract situation. His camp has denied that but the trouble hasn't stopped for Hillis.

A.J. Hawk of Green Bay Packers apologizes for obscene gesture - ESPN
Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk apologized for making an obscene hand gesture during Sunday's victory over the St. Louis Rams.

Silver linings: Rams at Packers - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The facts: The St. Louis Rams fell to 0-5 with a 24-3 defeat to the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Week 6.

Jason Campbell Injury: Raiders Quarterback Reportedly Has Broken Collarbone -
Jason Campbell has already left the Raiders' Week 6 game against the Cleveland Browns with a shoulder injury. But now that his injury has reportedly been diagnosed as a broken collarbone, Oakland may have to get used to life without their starting quarterback.

Peyton Hillis Injury: Browns Running Back Out With Hamstring Issue -
The Cleveland Browns are not having a particularly good day on the road against the Oakland Raiders. Darren McFadden is having a terrific game so far, and despite the fact that the Raiders have to deal with an injury to Jason Campbell, they're still easily beating the Browns 24-7 through three quarters. To add injury to insult, Browns starting running back and possible star of your fantasy team Peyton Hillis has come out with an injury.

VIDEO: Sean Payton Injury; Saints Coach Suffers Broken Knee And Tibia, Torn MCL On Sideline -
It isn't just the NFL's players who are getting hurt in Week 6. Sean Payton's injured, too — and the Saints coach's injuries may be the most serious of the day in the league. Payton was injured when tight end Jimmy Graham was tackled into the sideline on this fourth quarter play.

VIDEO: Jason Campbell Injury Knocks Raiders QB Out Of Game With Hurt Shoulder -
Jason Campbell has left the Raiders' Week 6 game against the Browns with an apparent shoulder or collarbone injury after hurt his shoulder on an awkward landing on this scramble.

ANIMATED: Andy Reid Takes Punch To The Gut - From Our Editors -
The hits just keep on coming for Eagles coach Andy Reid. This time, the hit landed right in his stomach.

Michael Vick Injury: Eagles QB Leaves, Returns After Taking Shot To The Head -
Michael Vick left the field in Washington after getting hit in the head while scrambling in the second half against the Redskins. He re-entered the game on the Eagles ensuing possession. The Eagles said Vick was not injured, but had to come off the field because he had dirt in his eye. The Eagles quarterback has missed time this season with a concussion and hand injury. Vick was replaced by Vince Young, who was intercepted by DeAngelo Hall on his first pass attempt.

VIDEO: Jim Harbaugh Dances, Jim Schwartz Rages - From Our Editors -
I know he's only been an NFL coach for about a quarter of a season, but Jim Harbaugh should be your favorite NFL coach. Last week, Harbaugh never took his foot off the gas pedal as his San Francisco 49ers throttled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was reminiscent of his time at Stanford, and a certain "what's your deal?" moment with Pete Carroll. But this week Harbaugh outdid himself. After a wild win over the Detroit Lions, Harbaugh got down with his bad self, dancing and jumping all around as he made his way to the customary postgame handshake. He pulled his shirt up, jumped into a player and then enthusiastically slapped hands with Lions' head coach Jim Schwartz. And then we had a Jim-off. Videos after the jump

Jim Harbaugh On Postgame Confrontation: 'Handshake Was Too Hard' -
Jim Harbaugh is already making waves in the NFL, both with his wins and his demeanor. And it's pretty great to watch unfold. Tell me you weren't entertained watching Harbaugh dance around like a fool after his San Francisco 49ers beat the Detroit Lions on Sunday. And tell me it wasn't entertaining to see his little "skirmish" with Detroit head coach Matt Schwartz. So what happened? Handshake was too hard, Harbaugh said.

Jim Harbaugh, Jim Schwartz Argue, But Postgame Antics Aren't New -
Jim Harbaugh's antics following the San Francisco 49ers win over the Lions were seen as over-the-top by Detroit head coach Jim Schwartz, and it caused a bit of a skirmish after the game. Harbaugh danced around, untucked his shirt and celebrated wildly as he headed to midfield for the postgame handshake, concluding the theatrics with an exaggerated hand-slap for Schwartz.

Jim Schwartz Says Jim Harbaugh Shoved, Swore At Him -
Lions coach Jim Schwartz, who had to be separated from 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh following the 49ers' win at Ford Field on Sunday, explained during his post-game press conference why he was so upset. From John Niyo of the Detroit News: