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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals get short stick in Bucs game, Kyler Murray carrying the load, David Johnson struggling to find role and more

Arizona Cardinals v Tampa Bay Buccaneers Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Happy Tuesday one and all.

We are coming off a poorly played (defensively), poorly officiated game for the Arizona Cardinals that has you wanting a little more.

This week, we get the red hot San Francisco 49ers.

It should be fun.

Here is everything you need to know coming out of the Bucs game and heading into the 49ers game.

David Johnson Still Trying To Find Rhythm With Cardinals
Patrick Peterson day-to-day with calf injury

Pharoh Cooper And The Non-Reviewed Final Play In Tampa

Chandler Jones Could Reach Rarified Air In 2019
Cardinals' edge rusher leads NFL in forced fumbles, tied for most in sacks

Kingsbury: 'One We'd All Like To Have Back'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury disccuses the loss to Tampa Bay and gives injury updates.

Call Of The Game - Christian Kirk Goes Deep
Play-by-play announcer Dave Pasch calls WR Christian Kirk's 69-yard touchdown against the Bucs.

Cards Daily - Teachable Moments
Paul Calvisi brings you the latest news and notes about the loss to the Buccaneers.

Cardinals benched David Johnson to keep Kenyan Drake 'rolling,' Kliff Kingsbury says
Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury benched running back David Johnson for the rest of Sunday's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after his fumble late in the third quarter, opting to go with running back Kenyan Drake for the remainder of the game.

K1 Podcast: Cardinals' Kyler Murray carries a heavy load vs. Buccaneers
Kyler Murray passed for 324 yards and three scores with a late interception against the Bucs. Overall, he's still impressing as a rookie.

David Johnson's role on Cardinals remains murky after Bucs game
In words, Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury didn't reveal how he'll utilize running backs David Johnson and Kenyan Drake moving forward.

Pass interference calls in Cardinals-Bucs leave few happy
"Once I jumped to put my arms up, they were restricted," said Arizona Cardinals WR Pharoh Cooper of a last-ditch play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Patrick Peterson injury: Cardinals CB suffers calf injury vs. Bucs
Kliff Kingsbury did not know the severity of the injury after the game.

Cardinals vs. Buccaneers: Studs and duds for Arizona in loss
Christian Kirk had a huge game. David Johnson struggled in his return.

Watch this amazing fake punt by Arizona Cardinals
It was a direct-snap, reverse, pitch-back deep throw that went for 26 yards.

Report: League offices considered reviewing final play in Cardinals/Bucs game
The league decided not have the play reviewed because it appearently would not have been overturned.

Patrick Peterson injury: CB day-to-day; definitely will play after bye
He might not be able to play this weekend against the San Francisco 49ers.

Pass interference call in end zone against Cardinals was a league first
The flag on Jalen Thompson was only the fourth booth-initiated review of an incomplete pass for interference all season.