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Bird Droppings: Fallout from Arizona Cardinals embarrassing opening loss

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

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Well... That was not fun.

The 2017 NFL season has brought more questions than answers after week one for the Arizona Cardinals.

We will attempt to answer some of those questions over the next week until the Cardinals take on what looks to be a hapless Indianapolis Colts team in week two.

Onto the news.

Red Sea Review @ Lions 2017

Full Highlights - Cardinals at Lions
Relive the top moments from the 35-23 Week 1 loss in Detroit

Finish Doesn't Match Start For Justin Bethel
After pick-six and impressive first three quarters, cornerback struggles in fourth

Carson Palmer Struggles In Loss To Lions
Notes: Veteran QB throws three picks; Reddick plays well in debut; Three starters hurt

Rough Day For Cardinals In Detroit
David Johnson, Humphries hurt during 35-23 loss to Lions

Cardinals Blogs | Lions aftermath

Justin Bethel scores first Cardinals TD of 2017 on a pick-six
Arizona Cardinals CB Justin Bethel turned the tables with an 82-yard pick-six against the Detroit Lions for the first score of 2017.

Humphries reportedly sprains right knee, could miss multiple weeks
Arizona Cardinals left tackle D.J. Humphries left the Week 1 game against the Detroit Lions with a knee injury and could reportedly miss multiple weeks.

Detroit Lions special teams unit makes odd decisions
Every special teams thing that could go wrong did for the Detroit Lions against the Arizona Cardinals in an ugly Week 1 game.

David Johnson injures wrist after taking hit, fumbling vs. Lions
David Johnson exited to the Arizona Cardinals locker room after taking a hard hit on a reception and then fumbling on the next third-quarter possession.

Carson Palmer off, Cardinals offense MIA in Detroit
It's one game. Pour that knowledge in a salt shaker and sprinkle it over everything you read after Detroit's win over the Cardinals in the season opener.

Big Red Recap: Missed opportunities burn Cardinals in loss to Lions
Still stuck in preseason mode or once again affected by the early start time, whatever the reason, the Arizona Cardinals are staring at 0-1 to begin 2017.

Cardinals vs. Lions - Game Recap - September 10, 2017 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions football game.

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson injures wrist in Sunday loss
Following a 35-23 loss on Sunday, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said the team is waiting to find out the severity of running back David Johnson's wrist injury, described now as a "bad sprain."

Arizona Cardinals' offense underwhelming in opening loss to Lions - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
For most of Sunday's game, the Cardinals looked like they were knocking the rust off. Now add to that fresh questions about David Johnson's wrist.

Turnovers doom Cardinals in 35-23 Week 1 loss to Lions | Cards Wire
The Cardinals turn the ball over four times and allow 26 unanswered points.

5 takeaways from 35-23 Cardinals loss to Lions | Cards Wire
Injuries, turnovers and failed opportunities were key.

David Johnson to miss at least ‘a few weeks’ with wrist sprain | Cards Wire
He will have an MRI to determine how long he will be out.

Cardinals LT D.J. Humphries expected to miss ‘a few weeks’ with knee injury | Cards Wire
The injury will test the Cardinals' depth.