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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals head into bye with a win, Josh Rosen’s legend begins, Leftwich changes the game and more

A look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Happy Tuesday one and all, hope your week has started out well. The Arizona Cardinals are coming off a win and are now on their bye week!

That means there will be less and less news the next five days before we get back to work full time on the Cardinals.

However, there is still plenty of news from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Rally Should Prove Fruitful For Josh Rosen's Growth
Quarterback still going through all the normal ups and downs of a rookie starter

Niners aftermath, and an emotional start to the Leftwich offense

Base Success For Cardinals Defense
Rare three-linebacker look works well

Fitzgerald - 'It Was Good To Get A Win'
WR Larry Fitzgerald talks to the media about their victory against the 49ers.

Top Five Plays Vs. 49ers
Watch the top five plays from the Cardinals' comeback win.

Wilks - 'The Vibe Is Different'
Head coach Steve Wilks speaks with the media after reviewing last night's film from the win over the 49ers.

Cards Daily - Special Dude
Paul Calvisi brings you the latest news and notes after the first home win against the 49ers.

Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals, regretful after 1st career spike
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has made a career of foregoing end zone celebrations, but that changed Sunday. Upset that his son opted to skip their game, Fitzgerald unleashed an emphatic spike after catching a two-point conversion.

Bickley: In comeback Cardinals win, Rosen planted seeds of legend
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen coaxed a win, spared head coach Steve Wilks a bye week of termination rumors and prompted Larry Fitzgerald to spike the ball for the first time in his career.

Rosen's expletive-laced 'tidbit,' Leftwich's debut help Cardinals' vs. 49ers
Josh Rosen had an expletive-laced speech before leading the Arizona Cardinals to a win over the San Francisco 49ers, but he also got some help from Byron Leftwich in his debut as offensive coordinator.

Cardinals' Markus Golden knee 'feeling way better'
Golden led Arizona with seven tackles including two tackles for loss and a sack on Sunday in a 18-15 win, only the team's second of the season, against the San Francisco 49ers.

Cardinals' Christian Kirk gaining confidence in rookie season
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk's rookie season is blossoming and he knows the reasons for his recent successes.

Wilks 'impressed' with Cardinals screen game, not committed to base D
Head coach Steve Wilks said he liked the Arizona Cardinals' screen game against the San Francisco 49ers and added he's not fully committed to going to a base 4-3 defense despite the success in Week 8.

POLL: Who was the Arizona Cardinals player of the game in Week 8?
Vote for who you think the best player of the game was in the poll.

Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers Week 8 highlights
Check out all the best plays of the game.

Byron Leftwich’s debut as OC successful after slow start
The performance checked off a lot of boxes Cardinals fans were hoping to see.

Rosen: Cardinals offense can be ‘really good,’ not just ‘pretty good’
He believes if they can score twice in the final quarter, why not in the same thing in the first three?

Josh Rosen fired up offense with an expletive before game-winning TD
He was a playmaker, a game-winner, a prophet and a motivator.

Arizona Cardinals Week 8 offensive snap counts vs. 49ers
They had 66 offensive snaps on Sunday.

Arizona Cardinals Week 8 defensive snap counts: 3 observations
The biggest thing to note was the use of three linebackers on more than half the team's 66 snaps.