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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals like the chip on Kliff Kingsbury’s shoulder, ready for big test against Saints offense and more

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

The Arizona Cardinals have also made it to the part of the season where every week is a worry when it comes to the injury report, but a bit more on that later.

No, we are getting ready for the Arizona Cardinals to take on the New Orleans Saints and with that we have all the news from around the web to help you get ready.

Let’s get to it.

Cardinals Believe In Patrick Peterson Effect
Notes: Christian Kirk weighing risk/reward during rehab; David Johnson doesn't practice

Path To Redemption: Cardinals Offensive Line Finds Its Footing
Healthier Humphries, Sweezy, Shipley, Pugh and Murray playing well

Rushing Game Has Shined, But Cardinals Can't Pass On Throwing

Cover 2 Clips - Opposing Views, Saints
Mike Jurecki and Craig Grialou give you perspective on the upcoming opponent, the New Orleans Saints presented by State Farm.

Fitzgerald: 'Our Identity Can Change'
WR Larry Fitzgerald meets the media on Thursday and talks about the evolution of the offense and the challenge in facing the Saints.

Clements: 'Things Are Moving Along'
Pass Game Coordinator Tom Clements speaks to the media about the success of the offense during the win streak.

Joseph: 'It's Going To Be A Great Challenge'
Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph meets the media on Thursday, talks about the big performance over the Giants and the presence of CB Patrick Peterson.

Cards Daily - Playcallers And Playmakers
Get the latest news and notes as the Cardinals prepare for the upcoming game against the Saints.

Kyler Murray's freedom to check plays 'rare for a rookie quarterback' - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals' first-round pick has had some growing pains, but he's showing an early ability to change plays at the line.

Drew Brees practices, Saints' Sean Payton talks Kliff Kingsbury hire
More and more, it appears Saints QB Drew Brees will play against the Cardinals. Plus, New Orleans' Sean Payton discussed his criticism of coaching hires.

Cardinals' Justin Pugh doesn't care much for Matthew Berry's fantasy rant
Arizona Cardinals OL Justin Pugh didn't mince his words Tuesday when asked about Matthew Berry's fantasy football rants focused on the Arizona Cardinals.

Chase Edmonds: Cardinals' Kliff Kingsbury has chip on his shoulder
Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds told Ian Rapoport that he's a fan of Kliff Kingsbury's attitude and play-calling adjustments.

Full effect: Patrick Peterson's return adds confidence to Cardinals defense
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson didn't do it all by himself, but his return to the gridiron in Week 8 surely energized the team's defense.

NFL playoff odds: Arizona Cardinals very low despite .500 record
Only three teams have lower odds — the Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins.

Cardinals vs. Saints video preview and predictions
Here's what you need to know before the Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints matchup in Week 8 of the 2019 NFL season.

Larry Fitzgerald, 4 other former Cardinals in 100 best NFL players
Who are the others?

10 players who could be traded before Tuesday’s deadline
Cam Newton, Patrick Peterson and A.J. Green highlight Touchdown Wire's list of 10 NFL players who could be traded by Tuesday's deadline.

David Johnson injury: Cardinals won’t simply rest RB for Thursday night game
While he might not be able to play on Sunday, Kliff Kingsbury says if Johnson can play, he will.

Cardinals vs. Saints Week 8: 4 player connections between two teams
The Cardinals picked up a player who played for the Saints just last week.

Arizona Cardinals three-headed snake has being running it up
The Arizona Cardinals now have three players who can provide a spark in the run game, a far cry from past seasons when the run game had issues

Arizona Cardinals add insurance for running back position
Injuries at the running back spot have prompted the Arizona Cardinals front office to add veteran Alfred Morris to the roster

Winning streak has made Arizona Cardinals interesting again
Three consecutive victories have catapulted the Arizona Cardinals back into the limelight of the National Football League