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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals @ Washington Redskin gameday news and notes

All the news and notes you need on the Arizona Cardinals.

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Happy Sunday.

Final early game of the season for the Arizona Cardinals, but one of their most important as they try and get back to .500 on the season.

They also are trying to salvage their early road season record, as they have struggled mightily this season.

Here is all the news you need heading into the game today.

NoteCards: Cardinals At Washington
What to look for during Sunday's #AZvsWAS matchup

Cardinals Must Slow Kirk Cousins
Defense must hold up against upper echelon quarterback in Washington

Cardinals Blogs
Jones, Baker top positions in NFC Pro Bowl voting

Jermaine Gresham out Sunday, Holmes called up from practice squad
The Cardinals have promoted Gabe Holmes from the practice squad to the active roster as Jermaine Gresham was ruled out for the game due to an illness.

Chandler Jones and Budda Baker lead their positions in Pro Bowl voting
Linebacker Chandler Jones and rookie specialist Budda Baker are leading their positions in Pro Bowl voting and vying for their first Pro Bowl selections.

Home is where the football is for Arizona Cardinals RB D.J. Foster
Scottsdale native and Arizona State product D.J. Foster has taken on more of a role for the Cardinals, 'a pretty cool experience' for the running back.

Adrian Peterson disappointed about going on IR, plans on 2018 return | Cards Wire
His neck needs more rest than there is season left.

Cardinals haven’t won in Washington in a long time | Cards Wire
The last time the Cardinals got a road win over the Redskins was when Jake Plummer took the team to the playoffs.

Cardinals undefeated vs. Redskins QB Kirk Cousins | Cards Wire
They would like to continue this trend and give themselves their first consecutive wins of the season.

Even with a win, Cardinals could be eliminated from postseason | Cards Wire
They need to beat the Redskins and need help from the Rams and Bucs.

Cardinals claim CB C.J. Goodwin off waivers, place Adrian Peterson on IR | Cards Wire
Arizona adds a long cornerback and Peterson's season is over.

No John Brown, Earl Watford for Cardinals vs. Redskins | Cards Wire
The Cardinals release their final injury report of the week.

2 Redskins out, Trent Williams questionable for Redskins vs. Cardinals | Cards Wire
Check out the final injury report of the week.

Cardinals defense turned a corner in Week 10 | Cards Wire
Their total defense has seen a dramatic improvement, even though the Cards are still only 2-3 since then.

Bruce Arians: ‘There’s no doubt’ Adrian Peterson could return to Cardinals | Cards Wire
Arians believes Peterson and David Johnson could coexist.

5 Week 15 games that matter to Cardinals | Cards Wire
Arizona has very small playoff odds, but they are still mathematically in it. Here are five games whose outcomes matter for those hopes.

Jermaine Gresham ruled out for Cardinals, TE Gabe Holmes added to roster | Cards Wire
The Cardinals make a last-minute move because of the flu.