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

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The Arizona Cardinals will take on the Chicago Bears today, as they look to avoid a 0-3 start to the season.

In order to do that, they’ll have to fend off a ferocious Bears defense and an offense that does a nice job of not putting their team in a bad spot.

Meanwhile, the Cardinals have the worst offense in the NFL and a defense that has been bend and break in the first two games.

Do the Cardinals have a chance?

Let’s get ready with a look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Trent Sherfield Destined For The Cardinals
Undrafted rookie wideout believes he is in Arizona for a reason

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

Steve Keim: Josh Rosen Will Play "When The Time Is Right"
General Manager said issues on offense run deeper than quarterback

David Johnson Ready For Trips Into Space
Notes: Wetzel to start at right tackle; Golden, Gresham get closer to returning

Cardinals Searching For Right Ingredients Against Bears
Sam Bradford will start as coach Steve Wilks avoids drastic changes

Friday before the Bears, and acknowledging the crowd

Cardinals Must Bottle Up Tarik Cohen
Change-of-pace back Chris Thompson hurt defense in season opener

Ranking NFL's 0-2 teams from eliminated to alive in playoff race - 2018 season
These seven winless teams are playoff long shots, but it can be done. Let's sort in order of their chances of returning to respectability.

Cardinals downplay scaled-back playbook despite needed changes - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals are the worst offense in the NFL through two weeks, and Sunday will be the first test for a scaled-down playbook.

Cardinals' Andre Smith and Olsen Pierre ruled out vs. Chicago Bears
Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks has ruled offensive lineman Andre Smith and defensive tackle Olsen Pierre out for Sunday's home game against the Chicago Bears.

Kurt Warner chimes in on the Arizona Cardinals QB situation
Arizona legend Kurt Warner gave his thoughts on the team’s quarterback situation during an interview on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s Doug and Wolf.

Week 3 injury report: Chicago Bears vs. Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals host the Chicago Bears in Week 3 at State Farm Stadium. Will Markus Golden and Jermaine Gresham make more progress toward returns? Here's the injury reports for both teams.

Cardinals' David Johnson would love more touches -- he's not going to beg
David Johnson would love more touches. But he's not going to even politely ask the Arizona Cardinals coaching staff for an increase.

Until it's Josh Rosen's time, Cardinals hope for a Sam Bradford turnaround
Steve Wilks isn't ready to begin talking about rookie QB Josh Rosen with Sam Bradford still his starting quarterback heading into Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears.

Bickley: State Farm Stadium will clamor for Rosen if Bradford fails
On Thursday night, Cleveland Browns fans begged for Baker Mayfield to replace Tyrod Taylor. The Arizona Cardinals could be in a similar situation on Sunday.

Despite turmoil, Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson remains confident
In 2016, Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson posted 2118 yards from scrimmage in a breakout campaign. Now in his fourth year, Johnson and the Cardinals are struggling to find a rhythm to start off the season.

Chicago Bears Week 3 news for Arizona Cardinals fans
What has been going on with the Bears this week?

Chicago Bears have worrisome defensive stats for Cardinals
They lead the NFL in sacks after two games.

Arizona Cardinals scaling back offense, sort of
“We’re not just running five plays," he said.

Cardinals vs. Bears history: The last 3 contests between the 2 teams
The Bears dominate the all-time series, but the Cardinals have won two of the last three matchups.

Larry Fitzgerald questionable for Cardinals vs. Bears
Olsen Pierre and Andre Smith have been ruled out.

Bears vs. Cardinals injury report: Marcus Cooper ruled out vs. Arizona
Check out the final injury report for the Bears.

What happened to the dynamic play-calling with David Johnson?
David Johnson has had a rough start to the 2018 season, but it doesn't appear to be all his fault.

Cardinals vs. Bears, Week 2: 6 key matchups
John Wetzel facing Khalil Mack is one of the headliners, as Wetzel is a backup and Mack is one of the best.

Cardinals vs. Bears picks: Madden says Chicago gets 30-20 win
Bradford is slow early but gets more than 300 passing yards in the loss.

Cardinals vs Bears Week 2: Two teams share 7 player connections
Three Cardinals were once Bears and four Bears once played for the Cardinals.

Cardinals vs. Bears: 5 surprising stats in Week 3
One is how the Bears defense has scored more than the Cardinals offense.