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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals defense bracing for Julio Jones, Fitz helping the young guys, Chase Edmonds waits and more

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

The Arizona Cardinals take on the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in a game that should be an offensive display.

That and much more in today’s news links, let’s get to it.

Without Patrick Peterson, Cardinals Brace For Julio Jones
Pass defense has struggled sans its star cornerback

Cardinals Still Figuring Out Role For Andy Isabella
Notes: David Johnson remains on the sideline; Falcons practice at ASU

Cover 2 Clips - Opposing Views, Falcons
Mike Jurecki and Craig Grialou give you an in-depth look at the upcoming opponent, the Falcons heading into Week 6.

Clements: 'Take Every Rep And Learn From It'
Pass Game Coordinator Tom Clements talks about QB Kyler Murray's progress and how the offense can improve in the red zone.

Joseph: 'Our Young Guys Are Up For The Task'
Defensive Coordinator Vance Joseph speaks to the media about having a young defense and stopping WR Julio Jones.

Fitzgerald: 'I Just Want To Win'
WR Larry Fitzgerald looks ahead to Sunday's match-up against the Falcons.

Cards Daily - Defending Julio
Paul Calvisi brings you the latest news and notes about containing WR Julio Jones and CB Patrick Peterson's return next week.

RB Chase Edmonds making it hard for Cardinals not to play him
Just as the Cardinals found balance to give the wheels to their season a little downhill momentum, Week6 could throw a stick into the spokes of that wheel.

Best images of Larry Fitzgerald's TD catches, 15 years after his 1st
On Oct. 10, 2004, a rookie Larry Fitzgerald grabbed his first career touchdown in San Francisco. Take a look back at some of his best grabs.

Texas vs. Oklahoma rivalry heats up inside Cardinals locker room
Oklahoma product Kyler Murray's locker was vandalized with Texas signs - and the main suspect is former Longhorns player Jordan Hicks.

3 Cardinals wise beyond their NFL years with Larry Fitzgerald as mentor
Larry Fitzgerald's mentality has rubbed off on players over the years, and the wide receiver is seeing it in a trio of Cardinals.

Saints QB Drew Brees seeks return before bye vs. Arizona Cardinals
The Cardinals play the Saints on the road in Week 8.

David Johnson injury: Cardinals RB won’t play unless he’s at full speed
Kliff Kingsbury: "If he’s not full-speed, we’re not going to put him out there. We want him to be at his best, and he knows that."

Cardinals vs. Falcons Week 6: 5 player connections between both teams
The Cardinals have three former Falcons. The Falcons have two former Cardinals.

Kliff Kingsbury insists team is not disappointed in WR Andy Isabella
"His work ethic is through the roof, and his talent is through the roof. We’ll get him going."

Falcons LB Deion Jones believes no other QB is like Kyler Murray
Murray is the first player in NFL history to have more than 1,300 passing yards and 200 rushing yards in the first five games of his career.