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Bird Droppings: Fallout from the Cards loss to the Redskins, Nkemdiche shows up, Bradford struggles in game one and more

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

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Happy Monday one and all.

Hope your weekend was better than the Arizona Cardinals first game of 2018. If it was not, well then let’s dig deeper and pour a little salt in the wound in order to get feeling a little better about this.

Here is all the news coming out of the Arizona Cardinals loss to the Washington Redskins.

A Slow Start For Sam Bradford With The Cardinals
Passing game struggles in 24-6 loss to Redskins

Encouraging Play From Robert Nkemdiche In Loss To Redskins
Notes: Kirk's big return; Andre Smith injured; Cindy McCain an honorary captain

Definition Of Frustration: Cardinals Open With Loss
Both sides of ball struggle during 24-6 defeat against Washington

Redskins aftermath, and clean-up time

Wilks: 'This One Game Doesn't Define Us'
Head coach Steve Wilks addresses the media following the Cardinals' season opener loss to the Redskins.

Bradford: 'We've Got To Be Better'
QB Sam Bradford meets the media following the Cardinals' 24-6 loss in the season opener.

Redskins vs. Cardinals - Game Recap - September 9, 2018 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Washington Redskins vs. Arizona Cardinals football game.

Big contract or not, David Johnson can't carry Cardinals alone - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The running back will be expected to help lead the offense, but that's tough to do when the team abandons the run after falling behind.

Bruce Arians lets one slip in live regular season broadcast debut
Former Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is known for not having much of a filter.

Rapid Reactions: Cardinals underwhelm in season opener, fall to Redskins
It's hard to imagine a worse start to the Steve Wilks era in Arizona than how the season opener went for the Cardinals on Sunday.

Bickley: Cardinals' first impression against Redskins was a debacle
The Arizona Cardinals' first impression against the Washington Redskins in the season opener was a debacle, writes Dan Bickley.

After extension, David Johnson takes blame in Cardinals' loss to Redskins
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson wanted to prove his payday was worth it to his team, but he didn't get the chance on Sunday.

Adrian Peterson, Redskins paint a portrait of what the Cardinals want to be
Washington Redskins back Adrian Peterson rushed for 96 yards, and the Arizona Cardinals struggled to stop a diverse offensive attack.

Booed in opener, Cardinals focus on improvement after loss to Redskins
Steve Wilks' regular season home coaching debut couldn't have gone much worse and the Arizona Cardinals home crowd let him know.

Tyrann Mathieu, John Brown make impact for new teams
The former Cardinals had a pick and a touchdown between the two.

Cardinals vs Redskins: 1st-half disaster for Arizona
They trail 21-0 and have only two first downs to Washington's 22.

Cardinals vs. Redskins: 11 takeaways from 24-6 AZ loss
There were problems that have persisted since the preseason.

Cardinals vs. Redskins: Loss concerning, but not back-breaking
Why fans shouldn't be giving up on the Cardinals yet.

Cardinals vs. Redskins Week 1 video highlights
What were the biggest plays in the Cardinals' loss on Sunday?