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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals get ready for new element with Adrian Peterson

New and notes from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

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There is no drama anymore, the Arizona Cardinals will start Adrian Peterson at running back.

That and more news from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals Visit National Guard Base
Five players learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the military members

Offensive Line Must Assist Adrian Peterson
Notes: Long-snapper Drescher looks for anonymity; Nkemdiche limited; draft pick leaves

Adrian Peterson Ready For Cardinals' Expectations
Running back was ready for a "change of scenery" after difficult Saints situation

Cardinals Blogs
Here’s the deal: Peterson 23, Bethel keeps 28

The Consensus Week 6: Cardinals take another dip
After a 27-point beatdown at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Arizona Cardinals fell to 2-3 and plummeted once again in NFL Power Rankings.

Comparing Adrian Peterson's career to past Cardinals veteran RB pick-ups
The Arizona Cardinals have acquired another veteran running back past his prime, so how does Adrian Peterson compare to past acquisitions?

Cardinals' Adrian Peterson to wear No. 23 jersey, formerly Chris Johnson's
New Arizona Cardinals RB Adrian Peterson will wearing jersey No. 23, taking it from just-departed running back Chris Johnson.

Cardinals 2017 fourth-round pick Dorian Johnson signed by Texans
Cardinals fourth-round pick Dorian Johnson was signed off the practice squad by the Houston Texans, and Arizona replaced him with OL Givens Price.

All-Access with Bruce Arians: Adrian Peterson will 'be ready to go'
Head coach Bruce Arians, now in his fifth year with the Arizona Cardinals, meets the media several times leading up to gameday.

Adrian Peterson on joining the Cardinals: 'I have so much left'
Running back Adrian Peterson admits he wasn't comfortable in his role with the New Orleans Saints. He's excited to join the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals hope Adrian Peterson is ‘boost’ to turn season around
For the better part of Adrian Peterson’s 10-year NFL career, he’s been one of, if not the, best running back in the league.

New Orleans Saints' coach Sean Payton calls trading Adrian Peterson 'common sense'
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said trading running back Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals was "just using common sense."

Adrian Peterson latest star veteran RB to join Arizona Cardinals
The Cardinals know how to get production out of a veteran RB; Chris Johnson, Emmitt Smith and Edgerrin James have all played for Arizona since 2003.

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Adrian Peterson -- Trade to Arizona Cardinals an 'answer to prayers'
Adrian Peterson, in his first news conference as a member of the Cardinals, said he didn't push to get traded from the Saints but was indeed looking to get out of New Orleans.

Adrian Peterson and David Johnson share a mutual respect
“I've always looked up to Adrian Peterson”said injured Cardinals running back David Johnson of his new teammate.

Adrian Peterson is Cardinals’ starting RB, other changes on depth chart | Cards Wire
There is also a change in backup offensive linemen.

Adrian Peterson adds yards after contact to Cardinals offense | Cards Wire
In 27 rushing attempts, he has forced five tackles and gained 72 yards after contact.

Cardinals have quite the collection of Pro Bowlers | Cards Wire
With the addition of Adrian Peterson, the Cardinals have three players on the roster with the most Pro Bowls at their position.

Cardinals won’t change scheme, but will tailor plays for Adrian Peterson | Cards Wire
"We'll tailor it like we always do to the back, and he and I will visit and talk about what we do and what he likes and work from there."

Adrian Peterson has family connection to Cardinals | Cards Wire
His uncle, Ivory Lee Brown, played two seasons for Arizona in the 90s.