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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals ready for New York Giants, David Johnson likely to play, Cardinals defense needs to step up and more

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Happy Sunday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals are taking on the New York Giants in a matchup of the top two drafted quarterbacks from the 2019 NFL Draft.

It should be quite an interesting battle this week.

Let’s take a look at all the news from around the web on your Arizona Cardinals.

Steve Keim: GM Says It Again -- Cardinals Won't Trade Patrick Peterson

Three Big Things: #AZvsNYG
Looking at the top storylines for Sunday's game

TE Maxx Williams Pops On Offense; RB David Johnson Game-Day Decision
Notes: Foster absence makes running back thin; Kirk also a game-day choice

Fast Tracking Byron Murphy, And Friday Before The Giants

As Giants Await, Cardinals Look To Keep Accelerating Rebuild
Improving offense, return of Patrick Peterson good signs for future

Cardinals Put Patrick Peterson Back On Active Roster
Team places Toth on NFI prior to Giants game

Patrick Peterson’s Presence Could Return Vance Joseph To His Roots
Cardinals defensive coordinator relies on good cornerbacks to play man coverage

Kingsbury: 'I Like The Progress I’ve Seen'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury updates the media on the team Friday before leaving for New York to face the Giants.

Out Of Bounds - D.J. Humphries
Lisa Matthews goes 'Out Of Bounds' with LT D.J. Humphries about the improvements on the offensive line, and future career goals.

Zoom - Peters' Book Club
DT Corey Peters spends his Tuesday's leading a book club at a local high school in the valley.

Game Plan With Kliff Kingsbury - Giants Week
Get a preview into the Cardinals' game plan with head coach, Kliff Kingsbury.

Vance Joseph wants another shot at NFL head-coaching gig
GLENDALE, Ariz. — New Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph has no interest in relitigating the Denver Broncos’ decision to fire him after only t…

Giants get Saquon Barkley back for Sunday
Running back Saquon Barkley will be back for the Giants on Sunday after missing three games with a high ankle sprain.

Cardinals GM Steve Keim says Patrick Peterson not going anywhere
Cardinals GM Steve Keim questioned why the Cardinals would entertain the idea of trading star CB Patrick Peterson: "Why trade a player in his prime at one of the hardest positions to find for a maybe or a couple maybes?"

No baloney: Justin Pugh puts his money where his mouth is - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
With an eye on his financial future, Cardinals guard Justin Pugh has invested in a small chain of specialty pizza shops in New Jersey.

Tale of the tape: Patrick Peterson returns to Cardinals bearing game notes
Frustrated he couldn't be on the gridiron with his teammates, Peterson took it upon himself to be game ready for his Week 7 return, in more ways than one.

Cardinals GM on Patrick Peterson scuttle: Why trade player in his prime?
"I don't know why the questions persist because I have addressed it multiple times," Keim told 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's Doug & Wolf on Friday.

First off the board: QBs Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones impress with less
A by-the-numbers look at the first six weeks of the NFL careers for Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones, the first two quarterbacks taken in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Report: The Giants wanted Eli Manning to practice like he's Kyler Murray
The New York Giants had a simple request for now-backup quarterback and NFL veteran Eli Manning: Just go ahead and play like Kyler Murray.

PFF ranks Cardinals' defense near bottom of NFL through Week 6
The Arizona Cardinals defense has allowed yards in droves this season. For that, PFF ranked the Cards low on the totem pole of NFL defenses.

Arizona Cardinals offensive line finally getting positive recognition
The Arizona Cardinals' offensive line has not been a weakness of the team this season and has even been a strength at times.

Arizona Cardinals officially activate Patrick Peterson to 53-man roster
The Arizona Cardinals officially activated CB Patrick Peterson to the 53-man roster and placed OL Brett Toth on the non-football related injury list.

What Wolf is watching for when the Cardinals take on the Giants in Week 7
On Friday's edition of 98.7 Arizona’s Sports Station’s Doug & Wolf, Ron Wolfley dished out what he'll be watching out for on Sunday against the Giants.

Cardinals vs. Giants, Week 7: Q&A preview with Giants Wire
We go behind enemy lines to discuss the Giants with Giants Wire managing editor Dan Benton.

AZ Cardinals reinstate CB Patrick Peterson, place OL Brett Toth on NFI
Peterson is officially back and will play for the first time this season.

Cardinals vs. Giants picks and predictions: Madden sim gives AZ a win
David Johnson picks up 136 yards from scrimmage and Kyler Murray throws for 257 yards in the simulation.

David Johnson injury: All signs point to Cardinals RB playing vs. Giants
With no roster move made, Johnson and Chase Edmonds are the only running backs available on the Cardinals roster.

Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson expected to play vs. Giants
He was limited in practice Thursday and Friday with an ankle injury and was officially questionable.

Kyler Murray could lead Cardinals to field day in New York
The Arizona Cardinals offense is clicking thanks to quarterback Kyler Murray and take that offense to New York where the Giants defense has struggled