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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals ready for winter weather, evaluating the young guys, taking on Packers 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 you will be warmer than the Arizona Cardinals will be today as they take on the Green Bay Packers.

We have plenty of news to help you get ready, so let’s get to it.

Search For Cardinals’ No. 2 Cornerback Remains Elusive
David Amerson next player with a chance to earn role opposite Patrick Peterson

Five Things To Watch: #AZvsGB
A look at the top storylines heading into Sunday's game

Zane Gonzalez Weathers Storm To Get Back To Arizona
Former Arizona State kicker gets chance after rough ending with Browns

Friday before the Packers, and Rosen's Lambeau Leap

Cardinals Looking Out For Each Other As Packers Loom
Players pledge to continue working as a team

Game Teaser - #AZvsGB
The Cardinals head to Green Bay this week to take on the Packers in continuation of the second-oldest rivalry in NFL history.

Spotlight - Korey Cunningham
Lisa Matthews catches up with rookie offensive lineman, Korey Cunningham, about his journey in becoming the starting right tackle.

Wired - Patrick Peterson Vs. L.A Chargers
Listen in to CB Patrick Peterson wired up for sound against the L.A. Chargers.

Wilks - Humphries Hopeful to Play
Head coach Steve Wilks gives the media his last thoughts before heading to Green Bay to take on the Packers.

Locker Talk - Playing At Lambeau Field
WR Christian Kirk, RB David Johnson, and CB Patrick Peterson discuss playing in Green Bay and the possible weather conditions.

Aaron Rodgers happy to be 'The Dude' to Josh Rosen - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Aaron Rodgers and Josh Rosen share a mutual respect for one another that may or may not have something to do with "The Big Lebowski."

The good and bad of Josh Rosen's five offensive coordinators in four years - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Cardinals rookie quarterback Josh Rosen has seen plenty early in his football career, but will need stability to succeed at some point.

Patrick Peterson refutes Deion Sanders' belief CB wants out of Cardinals
Patrick Peterson may not want to leave the Arizona Cardinals, but he can't escape questions about the possibility. Deion Sanders isn't helping.

Arizona Cardinals release quarterback Charles Kanoff - Arizona Sports
Charles Kanoff, who was elevated from the practice squad prior to the game against the Los Angeles Chargers, was released by the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals' task gets even tougher against Packers' Aaron Rodgers
The Arizona Cardinals just allowed Philip Rivers to break passing records. Aaron Rodgers, at Lambeau, fighting for Packer relevancy, is a different monster.

Larry Fitzgerald recounts Cardinals' OT playoff win vs. Packers, big plays
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald looked back on two of the biggest moments in his NFL career on the Big Red Rage.

Cardinals GM Steve Keim using rest of 2018 to evaluate youth
Cardinals GM Steve Keim doesn't operate as if his roster has underachieved. He's using the final five games to find future pieces.

Bickley: The Patrick Peterson saga in Arizona isn't over
Patrick Peterson can attempt to go out smiling and grateful. Remembered fondly. Or he can leave the Cardinals with a blowtorch in his hands.

Cardinals DT Robert Nkemdiche attempts to harness late breakout game
Cardinals defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche -- and moreso the team -- hopes his performance against the Chargers was more than a flash of his potential.

Green Bay weather forecast calls for snow as Cardinals visit Packers
The Green Bay, Wisconsin, weather forecast calls for mid-30s temperatures and snow for the Cardinals' visit to face the Packers at Lambeau Field.

Arizona Cardinals elevate LB Thurston Armbrister to active roster
The Arizona Cardinals announced they have elevated linebacker Thurston Armbrister from the practice squad to the active roster on Friday.

Arizona Cardinals players reveal cleats for 'My Cause, My Cleats' weekend
When the Arizona Cardinals play the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, several players will be sporting specialized cleats.

Cardinals vs. Packers: Green Bay has struggled on offense on 3rd down
They have converted on only 29 percent of their third downs over the last three games.

Patrick Peterson denies he is ‘trying to escape’ Arizona Cardinals
"I can't control what comes out of Deion's mouth," he said. "I had nothing to do with that."

Patrick Peterson wants to be ‘cornerstone’ for team like Larry Fitzgerald
He spoke Thursday like a man who had never requested a trade.

Larry Fitzgerald to honor Pat Tillman’s cause with cleats
His cleats feature Tillman's face and the name of Senator McCain and Fitzgerald's grandfather.

Arizona Cardinals promote LB Thurston Armbrister to 53-man roster
He replaces Chad Kanoff, who was re-signed to the practice squad.

Cardinals vs. Packers weather: Green Bay expected to be cold, snowy
Arizona will have to overcome the Packers and the elements.

Cardinals vs. Packers: Green Bay defensive stats vs. AZ offense
More or less every defense matches up favorably against the Cardinals.

Cardinals vs. Packers: 5 key matchups in Week 13 showdown
A lot have to do with the pass rush for both teams.

Cardinals vs. Packers: 4 players who played for the other team
Two of them were signed just this week.

Cardinals/Packers: Larry Fitzgerald hopes Aaron Rodgers ‘just chills’
Fitzgerald wants to see Rodgers go on a playoff run. . . after this week.

AZ Cardinals rookie Zeke Turner leads NFL in special teams tackles
He has more than double anyone else on the Cardinals.