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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals head to Atlanta, Fitz looks to pass on his knowledge, Cardinals have to stop Falcons passing attack and more

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

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Happy Sunday and happy gameday one and all.

Hope your weekend has been a good one. The Arizona Cardinals take on the Atlanta Falcons today and there is plenty of information from around the web to help you get ready.

Let’s get to it.

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

Rodney Gunter's Step Up Helps Cardinals' Beat-Up D-Line
Notes: Leftwich pleads for patience with Rosen development

Friday before the Falcons, and the finish for draft and division

Another Aerial Test Against Matt Ryan And The Falcons
Cardinals' pass defense has excelled recently

Spotlight - Trent Sherfield
Lisa Matthews sits down with rookie WR Trent Sherfield following his first start in the NFL, and shares his journey after going undrafted.

Zoom - 'No Excuses'
Fullback Derrick Coleman is the NFL’s first deaf offensive player to play the game, and he makes no excuses when it comes to reaching for his goals.

Wilks - I Have A Lot Of Confidence'
Head Coach Steve Wilks talks to the media following the final practice before playing the Falcons.

Larry Fitzgerald feels 'a responsibility to the game' to pass on knowledge - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Just as veteran players like Shannon Sharpe and Torry Holt did for him coming up, Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has become a mentor.

Larry Fitzgerald: Julio Jones is a ‘mutant,’ Falcons have best WR trio
Jones' production and talent are unmatched and has one of the greatest ever in awe.

Larry Fitzgerald will never coach after retirement
"I'm involved in a lot of different things and I will continue to be involved, but I don't know if I ever will have one job where this is what I'll be doing,"

Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim excited about rookie OL Colby Gossett
The GM said on the radio: "I think he has a chance to be a player in this league."

NFL TV coverage maps: Cardinals/Falcons only to air in local markets
No one other than the immediate market are for both teams will be able to watch the game.

Cardinals vs. Falcons history: AZ hasn’t won in Atlanta since 1994
The home team has won the last 10 contests between the two teams.

Cardinals vs. Falcons: Teams share 5 player connections
Three Cardinals were once Falcons, while a pair of Falcons used to play or practice for the Cardinals.

Cardinals vs. Falcons picks: Madden sim gives AZ 34-13 road win
David Johnson rushes for 146 yards and three touchdowns and Zane Gonzalez makes two field goals from 50 yards or longer.

Cardinals vs. Falcons preview and picks
See what Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks say about the game.

Cardinals vs. Falcons Week 15: 4 key matchups to watch in contest
The headliner is Patrick Peterson vs. Julio Jones.