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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals head to San Francisco, Josh Rosen looking to build on first start, David Johnson his own worst critic and more

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

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Happy game day one and all, the Arizona Cardinals are heading to the bay area to take on the San Francisco 49ers.

There is plenty to help you get ready for the game this week and we are hoping that this is the week the Arizona Cardinals get off the mat and win their first game of 2018.

To help you get ready, we are taking a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

The Thinker: David Johnson His Own Critic As He Seeks Perfection
Notes: McCoy talks of the

Mind Games Get Josh Bynes On The Field
Linebacker makes up for physical limitations with mental aptitude

Five To Watch: #AZvsSF
A look at the top storylines for Sunday's game

Patrick Peterson Remains Consistently Great
Notes: Nkemdiche, Golden questionable; first touchdown compromise

Cardinals Know "There's Nothing Like Winning"
Team heads to San Francisco chasing first victory

David Johnson sees a mistake on every play he makes - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
David Johnson is a perfectionist and an overthinker, which has placed an extra mental burden on the Cardinals running back during an 0-4 start.

Fantasy football fallout: Any hope for Kenyan Drake, Larry Fitzgerald? - NFL Nation- ESPN
Circumstances in Miami and Arizona have led to an ugly first four games for some expected standouts, and they aren't the only ones struggling.

Cardinals face Kyle Shanahan-led 49ers' wide zone running game
The Arizona Cardinals spent the week cleaning up techniques to combat San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan's zone-heavy offense. It's all in the hands.

PFF: Cardinals' Patrick Peterson, Josh Bynes shine through first quarter
Patrick Peterson and Josh Bynes have been two steadying forces for an Arizona Cardinals defense still trying to find its groove through four games.

Josh Rosen and Christian Kirk could form long-term solution for Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals are building the future of their passing game around rookies Josh Rosen and Christian Kirk, their first two 2018 NFL Draft picks.

Bickley: Pressure is on Cardinals coaches to build identity with Josh Rosen
Cardinals coaches Steve Wilks and Mike McCoy must forge a vision around Josh Rosen. If not, the staff must be tweaked and infused with offensive visionaries, who understand that Rosen wasn’t born to concede on 3rd-and-6.

Cardinals hope to keep building around overthinking David Johnson
Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Mike McCoy has maintained that getting the ball to David Johnson, or failing to, has been mostly about earning enough offensive snaps at all.

QB Josh Rosen has Cardinals GM Steve Keim excited despite 0-4 start
In his first NFL start, rookie quarterback Josh Rosen's mechanics reminded Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim of former QB Carson Palmer.

PFF: Cardinals special teams ranked No. 21 through first four weeks
The Cardinals' week 4 loss at home against the Seattle Seahawks came down to pivotal moments on special teams. Through four games, Pro Football Focus ranked Arizona's special teams at No. 21.

Cardinals' Robert Nkemdiche, Markus Golden 'hopeful' for Sunday
Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks said he is 'hopeful' defensive linemen Robert Nkemdiche and Markus Golden can play in Sunday's game against division rival San Francisco 49ers.

Cardinals vs. 49ers Week 5: 4 keys to victory for Arizona
They must attack the secondary and go after QB C.J. Beathard.

Cardinals vs. 49ers: Arizona boasts 6 former SF players
The Cardinals have taken many players from the 49ers to fill their team over the years.

Cardinals vs. 49ers: Steve Wilks wants aggressive offensive start
He wants the offense to come out and jump on the 49ers early.

Cardinals vs. 49ers: 4 players Arizona must limit to get win in SF
Matt Breida and George Kittle have been the 49ers' biggest big-play threats on offense.

Cardinals vs. 49ers picks: Madden gives AZ 31-28 win
David Johnson rushes for 177 yards and four touchdowns.

Cardinals vs. 49ers: 4 predictions for Cardinals in Week 5
Will the Cardinals get their first win? What will David Johnson do?

Cardinals vs. 49ers Week 5 preview with Niners Wire
Kyle Madson answers four questions about the 49ers.

NFL picks against the spread: Week 5 picks, 3 locks
Who will beat the spread this week in the NFL?

Chase Edmonds, not Josh Rosen, is king of questions in meetings
Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and teammates comment on Edmonds' inquisitiveness in meetings and practice.