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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals make roster moves, Kyler looks good in primetime, Cardinals need best players to make plays and more

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Happy Sunday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals sit at 3-5-1 and have this Sunday off because of their Thursday Night Football matchup with the San Francisco 49ers.

We have all the news to finish off the 49ers game and start to get ready for the reunion with Bruce Arians and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Let’s get to it.

Kyler Murray Looks Good In Primetime, And Niners Aftermath

Steve Keim: RB Kenyan Drake Was On Radar, And P2's Game

Cardinals Sign LB Zach Brown, Release RB Alfred Morris
Former Eagle has a Pro Bowl on resume

Kliff Kingsbury Excited To Pair Kenyan Drake With David Johnson
Notes: Pass defense continues to struggle; Pugh's spot on line undetermined

Justin Pugh Steps Up, And Other Pro Football Focus Observations
Emergency right tackle grades out well against the 49ers

Wired Preview - Chandler Jones Vs. 49ers
Listen in to a sneak peek of OLB Chandler Jones mic'd up during Thursday Night Football.

Kingsbury: 'We Gotta Take A Step Forward'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury meets with the media to discuss the loss 49ers.

Zoom - 'Fear Farm'
Cardinals players face their fear this Halloween going through a haunted house and maze.

Kenyan Drake thrives in Cardinals' offense despite 'whirlwind' week - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Drake rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown just days after joining the Cardinals. He still needs to find a place to live.

Loss to perfect 49ers feels far from moral victory to Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals checked more than a few boxes on the list of requirements necessary for them to beat the San Francisco 49ers. It wasn't enough.

Kenyan Drake picks up playbook, Cardinals in loss to 49ers
Kliff Kingsbury said he didn't hold back in his play-calls despite utilizing Kenyan Drake, the back acquired in a trade with the Miami Dolphins days ago.

49ers' DeForest Buckner: Cardinals QB Kyler Murray is 'like a little squirrel'
Leave it to a man named DeForest Buckner to describe Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray's quirky speed in such a way.

Keim on Patrick Peterson: Cardinals need best players to play at their best
Thursday night third-down woes irked Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim, who admitted Patrick Peterson wasn't top-notch against the San Francisco 49ers.

Cardinals considered RB Kenyan Drake as free agent before trade
"I think organizationally we felt like he was the perfect fit for this scheme," Cardinals GM Steve Keim said of new Arizona RB Kenyan Drake.

Cardinals release running back Alfred Morris, sign LB Zach Brown
The move comes as running back David Johnson (ankle) has progressed from his injury and could play in Week 10 at Tampa Bay.

Andy Isabella, KeeSean Johnson show signs for Cardinals
Could Cardinals rookies Andy Isabella and KeeSean Johnson making their first touchdown catches of the year signal a step in their growth?

Cardinals-49ers Thursday Night matchup drew 14.6 million viewers
A large audience saw the Arizona Cardinals' Thursday Night Football game against the San Francisco 49ers this week, especially compared to last year.

Cardinals vs. 49ers final score: 10 takeaways from 28-25 loss
Kenyan Drake was great. The offense was good. The defense was not.

Cardinals vs. 49ers results: Studs and duds in 28-25 loss
Kenyan Drake was great. Patrick Peterson was not.

Arizona Cardinals sign LB Zach Brown, release RB Alfred Morris
The addition of Brown could mean the team is seeking to replace Joe Walker in the lineup.

Arizona Cardinals Week 9 offensive snap counts and observations
See who played, for how long and what it meant.

Arizona Cardinals Week 9 defensive snap counts and observations
See who played and what it means.

Decisions at running back spot looming for Arizona Cardinals
The surprising acquisition of Kenyan Drake has created a logjam of talent at the running back position for the Arizona Cardinals

Rookie mistakes by head coach are hurting Arizona Cardinals
Rookie coach Kliff Kingsbury's gameday blunders have contributed to both of the Arizona Cardinals losses in the past week

5 moves Arizona Cardinals need to make in offseason
The Arizona Cardinals have made a number of improvements over their 2019 squad but more are needed in order to compete in 2020 and beyond