clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals lose season finale, gain confidence in offense, see growth on defense and more

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Monday, even if it is a sad one.

The Arizona Cardinals season is complete and they have some things to be proud of.

They only finished 5-10-1, but we saw a huge leap forward on the offensive side of the ball, while knowing they have a quarterback they can grow with.

We’ll talk about all of that and more throughout what will be a huge offseason, but let’s get started with a look around the web at your Arizona Cardinals.

Three Big Things: #AZvsLAR
A look at the biggest storylines for Sunday's finale

Chandler Jones Comes Up Short In 20-Sack Quest
Notes: David Johnson doesn't play; Dan Arnold making strides at tight end

No Hollywood Ending For Kyler Murray, Cardinals Against Rams
Despite loss, optimism remains for 2020 sequel

Fitz Talks The End (Of The Season), And Rams Aftermath

Full Highlights: Cardinals at Rams
Watch highlights from the Week 17 matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and the Arizona Cardinals in the 2019 season.

Kingsbury: ‘We Have To Build Off This’
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury meets the media following the season finale loss in L.A. 31-24.

Murray: 'Wanted to Finish What I Started'
QB Kyler Murray speaks to the media following the Cardinals 31-24 loss to the Rams.

Fitzgerald: 'I Can't Remember Having This Much Joy'
WR Larry Fitzgerald looks back on the 2019 season after losing the finale to the Rams.

Cardinals vs. Rams - Game Recap - December 29, 2019 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams football game.

Biggest needs for 2020 NFL draft's top 10 teams - Picking offseason priorities
Is it quarterback or bust for the Bengals? Which teams need pass-rushers? Who has the most cap space? NFL Nation reporters fill you in.

Cardinals comeback falls short in season finale loss to Rams
Kyler Murray wrapped up his stellar rookie season with 327 yards passing for the Arizona Cardinals, who finish the year 5-10-1.

Rapid Reactions: Turnovers doom Cardinals in season finale loss to Rams
The Arizona Cardinals couldn't make it three wins in a row to end the season Sunday. A look at the rapid reactions from the 98.7 FM staff:

Kyler Murray turns in 2-TD, 2-INT outing to close out rookie season
While Cardinals QB Kyler Murray turned in his 8th multi-touchdown game in the team's loss to the Rams, the rookie committed costly turnovers in the process.

Bickley: Despite 5 wins, Kyler Murray providing renewed hope for Cardinals
Pair an elite QB with the right mentor and system, add a year of seasoning and hard knocks, and chances are you’ll return with something special.

Cardinals-Rams final score: Rams win 31-24 on 3 Jared Goff TD passes
The Cardinals turn the ball over four times in the game.

Cardinals vs. Rams final score: What we learned in 31-24 Arizona loss
There was a lot of good and plenty of bad, but the Cardinals played much better than in previous games against the Rams.

Arizona Cardinals come up short to end 2019 season
The Arizona Cardinals dropped their final game of the 2019 regular season, falling to 5-10-1, after a 31-24 loss to the Los Angeles Rams

Arizona Cardinals exhibit many deficiencies in finale
The Arizona Cardinals made a slight improvement in areas in 2019 but showed they still have a lot of work to do to compete with the rest of the NFC West