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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals News and Links for Friday

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A look at some of the best news and links from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Two more days until the Arizona Cardinals get started for real.  That means they get a chance to fix their wrongs from Sunday and get in the win column.  It won't be easy, but this team is good enough.

Here are some early morning links to get you through the day.

Arizona Cardinals' mistakes take 'work' to fix before Sunday - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
An upset home loss to the Patriots was an ugly way for the Cardinals to start the season, but they're confident they can eliminate key mistakes.

Robert Nkemdiche had ‘poor’ game in debut vs. Patriots | Cards Wire
The first rounder struggled to make plays in his debut.

Fitzgerald talks about commercial where he remembers mom
Rare is the commercial that tugs at the heart strings, yet a recent spot for the University of Phoenix featuring Larry Fitzgerald did exactly that.

Cardinals special teams has to bounce back from opener
Many fingers were pointed at the Cardinals' special teams following a Week 1 loss, though there is still plenty of confidence in that area.

Cardinals honor late Nancy Bidwill with helmet decal
The Arizona Cardinals have outfitted their helmets with a special decal to remember and honor the late Nancy Bidwill.

"Swiss Army Knife" Earl Watford Ready For Use
Versatile backup could be needed as Evan Mathis replacement at right guard

Patrick Peterson Travels, But Not With Bucs
Notes: Bucannon reacts to Edelman fine; Mathieu takes day off; Team honors Nancy Bidwill

Notes from the Enemy:

Jameis Winston: Bruce Arians 'inspired me to go after a Super Bowl' - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Jameis Winston has made a positive impression on Arizona coach Bruce Arians, who has followed the Buccaneers QB since his high school days.

This time, the Buccaneers defense held on for the win - Bucs Nation
Last year, the Bucs defense couldn't hold on to the lead.