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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals dominate Atlanta Falcons in final tune-up of preseason for starters

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

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Sunday and more than that, happy day after the Arizona Cardinals victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

It was a dominant performance by the starters, that has to make you a little excited for the beginning of the regular season in two weeks.

To get you caught up if you were finding the Mayweather vs McGregor fight instead of watching a preseason football game, let’s get you ready.

Full Highlights - Cardinals at Falcons
Relive the top moments from the 24-14 preseason win in Atlanta.

John Brown Smokes Falcons In Return
Notes: Chris Johnson rallies from early fumbles; Pierre in concussion protocol.

Cardinals Starters Dominate In Win Over Falcons
Brown, Mathieu, Golden lead way in 24-14 preseason victory.

Cardinals Blogs | Falcons aftermath, and Stanton’s hard count

John Brown returns in style with two TD catches for Cardinals
Bruce Arians won't have to worry about replacing John Brown any more. Brown showed he can "run long enough" to warrant a place on the Cardinals roster.

Cardinals spoil Falcons' stadium debut behind Brown's two TDs
Brown made a strong statement his lingering injury is no issue as he caught two TD passes to lead the Cardinals to a 24-14 win over the Falcons on Saturday.

Bruce Arians: Falcons' Armstrong might be a head coach if not for 'Hard Knocks' - Atlanta Falcons Blog- ESPN
Keith Armstrong's portrayal on "Hard Knocks" might have delayed his quest to become a head coach, but Bruce Arians is sure Armstrong's time will come.

Arizona Cardinals' receivers room to display depth, speed in 2017 - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals receivers took some heat early in training camp but have been playing more consistently. Still, the WR corps could use a big body.

Plenty of hype around Arizona Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Looking finally to be healthy, safety Tyrann Mathieu turned in an impressive training camp and turned up the buzz around what 2017 might hold for him.

Cardinals vs. Falcons - Game Recap - August 26, 2017 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Atlanta Falcons football game.

Arizona Cardinals' John Brown impresses during preseason debut - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Receiver John Brown looked plenty healthy in Arizona's 24-14 preseason victory at Atlanta, with both his catches going for touchdowns.

John Brown’s 1st preseason game is a great one | Cards Wire
His two catches for two touchdowns come after missing a lot of training camp time and attending a funeral the week of the game.

John Brown’s 2 TDs spark Cardinals to 24-14 preseason win over Falcons | Cards Wire
John Brown scores twice, the top defense keeps Atlanta out of the end zone and three Cardinals QBs have touchdown drives.

4 takeaways from 24-14 Cardinals preseason win over Falcons | Cards Wire
In the team's dress rehearsal for the regular season, there was a lot to like on both sides of the ball.