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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals ready for San Francisco 49ers, still counting on J.J. Nelson, Phil Dawson ready for another chance and more

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

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Happy Thursday one and all hope your week has been a good one and you are ready for Thursday Night Football.

The Arizona Cardinals are getting ready for the San Francisco 49ers, and the confidence for an 0-4 team is excellent.

You can hear their belief in where they are headed with Josh Rosen at the helm and it is great to see that and hear their confidence.

Let’s check on the news and notes from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals Still Counting On J.J. Nelson
Notes: Maintenance day for Golden; Run defense needs improvement

Reading Is Fundamental For Josh Rosen
Pocket performance one of many highlights from Cardinals rookie QB's first start

After a miss, Phil Dawson and his egg-shell life

Inside The NFC West - Week Four
Take a look inside the NFC West following week four of the season.

Rosen - 'I'm A Very Confident Person'
QB Josh Rosen meets the media on Wednesday following practice in preparation for the 49ers.

Wilks - 'Have To Be Ready To Play Football'
Head Coach Steve Wilks talks to the media following Wednesday's practice.

Kirk On Rosen - 'He's Special'
WR Christian Kirk talks to the media about QB Josh Rosen after Wednesday's practice.

Cards Daily - Reaction Time
Paul Calvisi turns the page, as the team begins their prep for this Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Fixing David Johnson one of four priorities for 0-4 Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Getting David Johnson back to his 2016 form is the first item on the Cardinals' to-do list, but there are other issues for the NFL's only winless team.

The Consensus Week 5: Cardinals entrenched at the bottom
For the second straight week, the Arizona Cardinals rank last in nine of the ten NFL Power Rankings we monitor from around the country.

Doug & Wolf Week 5 power poll: Rams and Chiefs, then everybody else
After the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs, the NFL hierarchy is filled with quite a bit of parity. Or maybe it's madness.

Presidential alert system reveals Trump's hot Arizona sports takes
President Donald Trump for the first time on Wednesday tested a presidential alert system, which will be used on an emergency basis to text alerts to individuals.

Cardinals K Phil Dawson uses humor to move on from missed FG
Phil Dawson readies to become the 11th NFL player ever to play his 300th game, and the Cardinals vet does so coming off a game-defining missed kick.

Two anecdotes from first start indicate Cardinals' Josh Rosen was ready
Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks said he called a timeout to avoid a delay-of-game penalty, prompting rookie QB Josh Rosen to assure him he had the play under control.

PFF gives high grades to Arizona Cardinals QB Josh Rosen
He was given an 87.1 overall and an 89.9 passing grade.

Week 5 depth chart changes for Arizona Cardinals
The QB lineup is updated, as well as at cornerback.

San Francisco 49ers have 6 players sit out of Wednesday practice
Check out their first injury report of the week as they prepare to play the Arizona Cardinals.

Josh Rosen, Chad Williams haven’t decided on touchdown ball
Rosen has it, but they haven't figured out how to split the first career touchdown for both players.