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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Giants is matchup of top drafted QB’s, Christian Kirk battling back and more

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

The Arizona Cardinals are getting ready for the New York Giants and what is likely a fully healthy Giants squad.

It also is a matchup of the top two quarterbacks, draft spot speaking, in Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones.

There is plenty of news from around the web to help us get ready, so let’s get to it.

Patrick Peterson Re-Introduces Himself At Cardinals Practice
Cornerback gets back on the field after six-game suspension

Kyler Murray Hits The Ground After Running
Cardinals quarterback has shown penchant to avoid hard contact

Wired - Corey Peters Vs Falcons
Listen in to DL Corey Peters mic'd up against the Falcons.

Cover 2 Clips - Opposing Views, Giants
Mike Jurecki and Craig Grialou take an in-depth look at the upcoming opponent, the New York Giants presented by State Farm.

Joseph On Peterson: 'He Helps The Overall Game Plan'
Defensive Coordinator Vance Joseph talks to the media about having CB Patrick Peterson back and ways to stop the Giants offense.

Clements: 'We Try to Utilize Everybody'
Pass game coordinator, Tom Clements meets the media following practice on Thursday.

Fitzgerald: 'Opportunities Are Endless'
WR Larry Fitzgerald talks to the media about CB Patrick Peterson's return, improvements on offense, and the matchup ahead against the Giants.

Biggest Week 7 injury questions for all 32 NFL teams - The return of Barkley, Singletary and Trubisky?
Some fantasy-relevant players could be suiting up again this weekend. Get the latest updates from our NFL Nation reporters.

Promising starts - Analyzing rookie QBs Kyler Murray, Daniel Jones
With a few starts under their belts entering Week 7, we look at how the NFL transition is going for the rookie signal-callers in Arizona and New York.

Cardinals' Patrick Peterson looking to seamlessly jump back into the mix
With Week 6 officially in the books, the return of Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson is official. But is the cornerback game ready?

Kyler Murray's growth coincides with that of Kingsbury, teammates
An NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor won by Kyler Murray isn't just about the quarterback. Coach Kliff Kingsbury and his teammates are improving, too.

Pro Football Focus ranks Cardinals' Jones, Suggs top-25 pass rushers
The Arizona Cardinals' strength comes from their defensive line, and two players on it got recognition by PFF on Wednesday.

Mark Schlereth: Cardinals' O-line was unhappy with play calls, now satisfied - Arizona Sports
NFL analyst Mark Schlereth said the Cardinals' offensive line was previously unhappy with Kliff Kingsbury's play calling, but the coach has since adjusted.

Saqoun Barkley feels comfortable to play full game against Cardinals
After fully participating in practice on Thursday, signs are pointing to Saquon Barkley's return on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.

Christian Kirk injury: WR must be 100 percent to play vs. Giants
As of Wednesday, Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury made it clear Kirk is not there yet.

Cardinals vs. Giants history: Arizona can extend winning streak this week
The Giants hold a commanding 80-44-2 advantage all-time over the Cardinals but Arizona has won the last two game and are 5-3 since 2002.

Arizona Cardinals, New York Giants have 6 player connections
Justin Pugh is the lone former Giant but New York has five former Cardinals players.

Kyler Murray, Daniel Jones face one another in historic matchup
Two rookie quarterbacks selected in the top 10 of the draft facing one another has only occurred nine other times since 1970.

Defense continues to be Arizona Cardinals weakest link
For the second consecutive week, the defensive unit of the Arizona Cardinals gave up a double-digit lead late in the game

Arizona Cardinals secondary going through changes
If it appears broke, then try to fix it and that is what the Arizona Cardinals are trying to do with their secondary in the absence of Patrick Peterson