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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals reeling after loss to Houston Texans

A lot of thoughts coming out of the Arizona Cardinals loss to the Houston Texans.

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Happy Monday one and all.

Coming out of their loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday, there is plenty of news to go around.

Let’s get right to it.

Full Highlights - Cardinals at Texans
Relive the top moments from the 31-21 loss to the Texans in Week 11

Red Sea Review At Texans 2017
Review all the key stats and stories from the Cardinals' Week 11 game in Houston

Ricky Seals-Jones’ Memorable Homecoming
Notes: Peterson battles Hopkins; WR shakeup; Foster sees third-down action

Budda Baker Makes Most Of First Start
Rookie safety has strip-sack and double-digit tackles against Texans

Larry Fitzgerald Mum On Future Plans
Wide receiver says he's only focused on the next game, not next year

Blaine Gabbert Works, But Cardinals Fall
Cardinals can't run, can't hold on to fourth-quarter lead in 31-21 loss to Texans

Cardinals Blogs
Texans aftermath

Blaine Gabbert should keep playing after Cardinals fall to Texans
Blaine Gabbert is a long way from asserting himself as the Cardinals' QB of the future, but he has something to build on after a loss to the Texans.

Cardinals' playoff hopes all but dashed in loss to Texans
In a game against the Houston Texans that the Arizona Cardinals could ill-afford to lose, they did just that. Their playoff hopes were dashed.

Rapid Reaction: Cardinals fall to Texans in Gabbert's first start
Behind quarterback Blaine Gabbert in his Cardinals debut, Arizona put up a fight before problems arose in a disappointing fourth quarter.

Bruce Arians regrets fourth down attempt vs. Texans: 'It was a bad call'
Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was between a rock and a hard place when he had his team go for it on 4th-and-1 with the game on the line.

Solid Blaine Gabbert, turnovers not enough as Cardinals lose to Texans
The Cardinals got what they wanted from their quarterback and defense Sunday, but the absence of a run game wound up hurting them.

5 takeaways from Cardinals’ 31-21 loss to Texans | Cards Wire
The Cardinals got solid play from three players but had struggles on third down and the running game.

2 late interceptions mar an otherwise solid game from Blaine Gabbert | Cards Wire
A look at the QB's first start for the Cardinals.

Chris Johnson blames Bruce Arians’ play-calling for Cardinals’ woes in running game | Cards Wire
He blames Bruce Arians' unwillingness to change the running plays even when the offensive line struggles.

Cardinals struggle with running game for second straight game in loss | Cards Wire
Adrian Peterson is held to fewer than 30 yards for the second straight game and the third time in five with the Cardinals.

Bruce Arians blames his failed fourth-down call for loss to Texans | Cards Wire
"You deserve to lose, especially when you make the decision I made and the play I called. So, there's your headline. You can write it."