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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals defense struggles against 49ers, offense shows signs of life, and more

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Happy Friday one and all, we are onto the weekend.

The Arizona Cardinals fell 28-25 to the San Francisco 49ers in another game that is a nice moral victory, but shows you how close the Cardinals are.

They need some work to continue the growth, but there was some good.

Let’s take a look at all the news coming out of the Arizona Cardinals Thursday Night Football loss.

Rookie Wideouts Andy Isabella, KeeSean Johnson Seize Moment
Notes: Pugh moves to right tackle; Baker shines in secondary

Not Quite A Rally: Cardinals Can't Finish Comeback Against 49ers
Running back Kenyan Drake has huge debut in a 28-25 loss

Budda Baker's Best Plays vs. 49ers In Week 9
Watch the best plays by Cardinals S Budda Baker in the Week 9 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday Night Football.

Kenyan Drake's Best Plays In Cardinals Debut vs. 49ers
Watch the best plays by newly acquired Cardinals RB Kenyan Drake in the Week 9 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday Night Football.

Full Highlights: 49ers vs. Cardinals
Watch the highlights from the Week 9 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals on Thursday Night Football.

Kingsbury: 'Our Guys Continue To Fight'
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury meets the media following the Cardinals' tough loss to the 49ers 28-25 on Thursday night.

Murray: 'I'm Confident In Our Guys'
QB Kyler Murray reacts to the Cardinals' loss on Thursday Night Football to the 49ers, 28-25.

Two Minute Drill - Cards Show Fight, Fall Short
Dave Pasch and Ron Wolfley break down the Cardinals' 25-28 loss to San Francisco.

49ers vs. Cardinals - Game Recap - October 31, 2019 - ESPN
Get a recap of the San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals football game.

Kenyan Drake breaks out in first game with Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
A Miami Dolphin 72 hours ago, Kenyan Drake made quite a first impression in his Cardinals debut, almost leading an upset of the unbeaten 49ers.

Kenyan Drake provides instant impact, scores on first drive for Cardinals
Kenyan Drake answered a key question for the Arizona Cardinals early, injecting some life into a running game without the team's two featured backs.

Kyler Murray's laser of a TD throw to Andy Isabella reignites Cardinals late
The Arizona Cardinals got a spark late on Thursday night against the San Francisco through an unlikely source at wide receiver, Andy Isabella.

Bickley: Problems persist for Cardinals despite positive signs against 49ers
The Arizona Cardinals and Kliff Kingsbury continue to show positive signs just as much as they have problems that plague them in losses.

Rapid reactions: Cardinals show signs of life, compete with 49ers in loss
The Arizona Cardinals had a really great start to the game Thursday night against the San Francisco 49ers and made things interesting at the end.

Kenyan Drake good, Cardinals defense bad in first half vs. 49ers
The Cardinals trailed 21-7 at halftime on Thursday night.

Cardinals vs. 49ers final score: Kenyan Drake shines in 28-25 loss
Jimmy Garoppolo threw four touchdown passes in the win over the Cardinals.

Cardinals give vaunted 49ers defense toughest challenge to date
They did more offensively than any other team has yet this season.

Kyler Murray outshines Nick Bosa in battle of No. 1 vs. No. 2
The 49ers get the win but Bosa is not part of the narrative in a game where Murray played well.

Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers Top Kyler Murray's Cardinals 28-25 to Remain Undefeated | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
The San Francisco 49ers are halfway to an undefeated regular season. San Francisco improved to 8-0 on the campaign with a 28-25 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Thursday's NFC West showdown at State Farm Stadium...

Arizona Cardinals rally but fall to undefeated San Francisco 49ers
The Cardinals saw first-hand why the San Francisco 49ers are one of two unbeaten teams left in the NFL, in a 28-25 loss on Thursday night in Glendale.