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Bird Droppings: Murray heads into bye week on a positive, David Johnson’s declining playing time, defensive questions and more

Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Happy Tuesday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals head into the bye week at 3-7-1 and it stinks.

Yet, we have five games left to get better than last year in wins and continue to grow as an offense.

While also figuring out what the hell is going on on the defensive side of the ball.

We start as always with a look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Kyler Murray Already Rated A Top-10 Quarterback
Cardinals' rookie is off to great start in NFL career

Challenging PI Calls Is Challenging For Kliff Kingsbury
Arizona Cardinals Home: The official source of the latest Cardinals headlines, news, videos, photos, tickets, rosters and game day information

Call Of The Game - Kyler Murray Runs In For The TD
Listen in to the call from play-by-play announcer Dave Pasch during QB Kyler Murray's 22-yard TD run.

Kingsbury: 'We Win Together, We Lose Together'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury discusses the loss to the 49ers and heading into the bye week.

K1 Podcast: Positives for Cardinals QB Kyler Murray entering bye
While Kyler Murray enters the bye on an uptick despite Arizona's losing, a David Johnson question looms for the Cardinals.

What is David Johnson's role for Cardinals in near future?
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has been seeing less playing time recently, creating uncertainty about his future role in the offense.

NFC West standings: 49ers extend lead over idle Seahawks; Rams win
The 49ers are a full game up on the Seahawks and begin their toughest three-game stretch of the season.

David Johnson’s role, playing time disappears for Cardinals in Week 11
After supposedly his best week of practice, he gets only nine snaps against the 49ers and zero touches on offense.

Kyler Murray frustrated with loss to 49ers
"I've always won, and being in situations when you go up 16 or you're in position to win and you should win, it's disappointing."

David Johnson's days with Arizona Cardinals numbered
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson had a total of zero touches on Sunday in the team's 36-26 loss to the San Francisco 49ers

Arizona Cardinals seeking extensions for pair of blockers
It's being reported that the Arizona Cardinals are attempting to sign D.J.Humphries and A.Q.Shipley to contract extensions

Kliff Kingsbury explains why David Johnson saw no touches in Cardinals' Week 11 loss -
Johnson had no touches and played seven snaps, even though the Cardinals supposedly have a running back-by-committee

Nick Bosa Got Totally Blown Up By This Larry Fitzgerald Block (VIDEO) | Total Pro Sports
Read “Nick Bosa Got Totally Blown Up By This Larry Fitzgerald Block (VIDEO)” and other NFL articles from Total Pro Sports.

David Johnson has no touches, only a handful of snaps Sunday – ProFootballTalk
Kenyan Drake is the Cardinals' starting running back. If that wasn't clear before Sunday, it became quite clear Sunday. For the first time in five seasons, in his 58th career game, David Johnson didn't have a touch. Not one carry. Not one catch. He played only nine snaps.

Why 49ers' Nick Bosa believes Cardinals made right call with Kyler Murray | NBCS Bay Area
Of course Nick Bosa would have been happy being the No. 1 pick in the draft. But the 49ers' star rookie believes Arizona chose correctly.