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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals ready to move onto Rams, Kirk’s big play, the QB’s for Fitzgerald through the years and more

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

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Happy Wednesday one and all we are half way through the week and almost to our next Arizona Cardinals game.

They take on the Los Angeles Rams this weekend, and we are going to get you ready for it.

In order to do that, we take a look around the web at the Cardinals.

Let’s get to it.

Around The NFC West: Week 1
Rams won impressively while the 49ers and Seahawks lost

You've Got Mail: Rams Week
Topics include the run defense, preseason use and, yes, the quarterback

Cardinals Film Room: Christian Kirk’s Big Return
Breaking down the 44-yard punt return by the rookie wide receiver

Run defense needs fix, or Cardinals know they'll see more of same

14 years of amazing grabs, class as told by Larry Fitzgerald's 18 QBs - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The men who have thrown passes to the Cardinals' future Hall of Famer offer an insider's view of his exploits on the field and character off it.

Trivia Tuesday: Cardinals' longest touchdowns since 1988
The Arizona Cardinals have scored 27 offensive touchdowns that have covered 65 or more yards since 1988. Can you name the players who scored them? It's Trivia Tuesday!

Arizona Sports NFL Week 2 Power Rankings: Patriots on top
Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books, and Vince Marotta has put together his first look at the Power Rankings.

Behind Enemy Lines: Cardinals seek first win of 2018 against Rams
The Steve Wilks era didn't start out like some thought it would in the Arizona Cardinals' Week 1 24-6 loss to the Washington Redskins. It won't get much easier in Week 2 when the team travels to Los Angeles to battle the Rams.

3 takeaways from Cardinals’ offensive snap counts vs. Redskins
JJ Nelson only played one snap the entire game.

3 takeaways from Cardinals Week 1 defensive snap counts
Pierre still dealing with injury and Reddick hardly plays.

NFL power rankings: AZ Cardinals fall 10 spots after Week 1 debacle
The loss puts them in the same conversation as some of the worst teams in the league.

Week 1 was unkind to teams with new coaches
Teams with new coaches in 2018 finished Week 0-7.

Arizona Cardinals free up cap space restructuring pair of contracts
With David Johnson's deal coming into effect, the Cardinals clear nearly $3 million in space restructuring the deals of Antoine Bethea, Mike Iupati.

A.Q. Shipley contract extension inexpensive, frees up salary cap space
His cap number drops by more than $300,000 in the deal. No new money was added except for a 2019 veteran minimum salary.

The Cardinals must utilize David Johnson more to defeat the LA Rams
David Johnson's nine carries is unacceptable considering the talent he possesses. Arizona will need much more of David to defeat the Rams.