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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals lose another starter, offensive struggles, Josh Rosen won’t sit and more

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

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Happy Tuesday one and all, hope your week started off well.

The Arizona Cardinals are fighting for a top three pick in the 2019 NFL Draft and have a huge matchup this weekend, with the Atlanta Falcons, who are also bad.

It is a chance for the Cardinals to lock into a top three pick, but it also could push them out of the top seven.

First though, we will try to piece together what the hell happened on Sunday.

So, let’s get to it, with a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

Lions aftermath, and offensive (growing?) pains

Robert Nkemdiche's Season Over With Knee Injury
Defensive tackle is headed for injured reserve after getting hurt against Lions

Josh Rosen Won't Be Sitting This Season
Despite rookie struggles, makeshift line, Wilks wants QB getting maximum reps

Wilks - 'It's A Work In Progress'
Head coach Steve Wilks meets the media on Monday after dissecting tape from the loss to the Lions 17-3.

Cards Daily - Action & Reaction
Paul Calvisi brings you the latest news and notes on Monday, after Sunday's 17-3 loss at home against the Lions.

Rosen - 'Hard To Get Into Any Kind Of Rhythm'
QB Josh Rosen discusses the Cardinals' 17-3 loss to the Lions following the game.

Lions adapt to injury, game-plan hurdles in win over Cardinals
A slippery State Farm Stadium turf threw players for a curve early on in the Detroit Lions' win over the Arizona Cardinals.

NFL Draft order: Loss to Lions, 49ers' and Raiders' wins help Cardinals
The Cardinals helped their cause toward earning the top pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. The 49ers and Raiders helped Arizona's current draft order standing.

Arizona Cardinals DT Robert Nkemdiche heads to IR, needs knee surgery
The Arizona Cardinals have another season-ending injury as defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche will go to injured reserve and undergo knee surgery.

Domino effect of Cardinals losing Christian Kirk hurts Josh Rosen most
With Christian Kirk out, the Arizona Cardinals got predictable, and that's a problem with Josh Rosen's health and development the team's focus.

NFL draft update: Loss puts Cardinals back in the hunt for No. 1 pick - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals, 49ers and Raiders all sit at 3-10 and Arizona faces some teams with plenty to play for.

Cardinals vs. Lions: 7 major concerns from 17-3 Arizona loss
Many problems came back after a promising win.

Cardinals vs. Lions results: 3 small positives in 17-3 loss
Not all was bad in the Cardinals' loss to the Lions. There just wasn't much good.

DT Robert Nkemdiche is 14th Arizona Cardinals player to go to IR
His season is over with a knee injury, although Steve Wilks will not say exactly what sort of injury it is.

Arizona Cardinals Week 14 offensive snap counts and obervsations
Among them, Ricky Seals-Jones plays more than in previous weeks.

Arizona Cardinals Week 14 defensive snap counts and observations
Among them, Zeke Turner played more and the defensive line rotation changed.