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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals struggle in loss to Minnesota Vikings, scoff at Patrick Peterson trade rumors and more

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

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Happy... not victory Monday Arizona Cardinals fans.

After another long game against the Minnesota Vikings, it is becoming more and more clear that there are some major deficiencies withing the Arizona Cardinals roster, coaching staff and organization.

That doesn’t mean they are hopeless, but it does mean that change is needed if success will come.

First, let’s get a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

Steve Wilks Calls Patrick Peterson Trade Speculation ‘Ludicrous’
Notes: Pugh, Iupati injured; Third quarter woes

Run-Stopping Issues Irk Defensive Line In Loss To Vikings
Impressive pass-rushing performance secondary in 27-17 defeat

Cardinals Slowly Let Game Slip Away In Minnesota
Missed opportunities for touchdowns costly in 27-17 loss to Vikings

Wilks- ‘We Missed On A Lot Of Opportunities’
Head coach Steve Wilks meets the media following their loss against the Vikings.

Full Highlights: Cardinals at Vikings
Watch the best highlights from the Week 6 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Minnesota Vikings in the 2018 season.

Rosen - 'We Just Have To Execute Better'
QB Josh Rosen speaks with the media after the team's 27-17 loss to the Vikings on Sunday.

Two-Minute Drill - Similar Struggles
Radio play-by-play announcer, Dave Pasch, and radio analyst, Ron Wolfley, break down the team's 27-17 loss to the Vikings on Sunday.

Cardinals vs. Vikings - Game Recap - October 14, 2018 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Minnesota Vikings football game.

Cardinals' Steve Wilks 'majorly' concerned by troubles on offense
Arizona has yet to gain 300 yards in a game this season, topping out at 269 in a 27-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, which dropped them to 1-5.

Larry Fitzgerald Sr. not happy with Mike McCoy's play call
The play was a run up the middle with David Johnson, but Fitzgerald’s issue with offensive coordinator Mike McCoy’s play call was that his son was not on the field.

Cardinals fail to convert on third down against the Vikings
The Cardinals' offensive woes continued as Josh Rosen didn't throw a touchdown and Arizona fell on the road to Minnesota.

Arizona Cardinals offensive line banged up in loss to Vikings
The Arizona Cardinals suffered a loss in more ways than one in their visit to US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Rapid Reactions: Cardinals fall to the Vikings after a close first half
The Arizona Cardinals were met with a stiff road test against the reigning NFC North champion Minnesota Vikings and kept the game close until a 14-point outburst helped the Vikings pull away in the third quarter.

Arizona Cardinals drop to 1-5 with loss to Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings played a back-to-the-basics game against the Arizona Cardinals, leaning on Latavius Murray's powerful legs and a smothering defense that was in prime form.

Arizona Cardinals struggle with run defense in loss to Vikings
The Arizona Cardinals fell 27-17 to the Vikings on Sunday and, in the process, struggled to thwart the Vikings' run game.

Cardinals' Steve Wilks: Patrick Peterson trade rumors 'ludicrous'
The Arizona Cardinals have been at the center of trade rumors in the NFL as of late. Their head coach, Steve Wilks, called the rumors surrounding cornerback Patrick Peterson "ludicrous."

Cardinals vs. Vikings final score: Minnesota gets 27-17 win
Arizona turns the ball over twice and fail to convert on third down.

Cardinals vs. Viking final score: 9 takeaways in 27-17 Arizona loss
There were more of the same problems the Cardinals have had all season.