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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals fall to Oakland Raiders, Robert Alford to miss significant time, more from loss to Raiders

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More than anything, we as Arizona Cardinals fans wanted to see the team get out of the training camp and preseason.

That is now out the window, as the Arizona Cardinals will lose Robert Alford for a significant amount of time according to Kliff Kingsbury.

That and more news from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Cornerback A Concern After Significant Robert Alford Leg Injury
Notes: Murphy, Jones candidates to replace veteran; Isabella catches TD pass

Kyler Murray, Other Cardinals Starters Struggle In Loss To Raiders
Offense and defense have poor nights, but not worried about preseason showing

Feeling Every Bit Of The Rough Night, And Raiders Aftermath

Isabella Catches 59-Yard Touchdown From Kanoff
Cardinals WR Andy Isabella catches a 59-yard touchdown from QB Chad Kanoff in the fourth quarter against the Raiders.

Cardinals Beat The Buzzer With TD Pass To Mr. Irrelevant
Cardinals TE Caleb Wilson catches a 12-yard touchdown from QB Drew Anderson as the game concludes.

Every Kyler Murray Throw vs. Raiders In Preseason Week 2
Watch every throw from Cardinals rookie QB Kyler Murray in the preseason Week 2 matchup against the Oakland Raiders.

Full Highlights: Raiders vs. Cardinals
Watch highlights from the preseason Week 2 matchup between the Oakland Raiders and Arizona Cardinals in the 2019 season.

Kingsbury - Feeling 'Even-Keeled' Throughout The Process
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury meets the media following the Cardinals' 33-26 loss to the Raiders in preseason week 2.

Murray: 'Good For Us' To Feel The Loss
QB Kyler Murray meets with the media to discuss his performance following the Cardinals' 33-26 loss to the Raiders.

Cardinals CB Alford out with injured lower leg
Arizona cornerback Robert Alford will miss an "extended amount of time" after suffering a leg injury during an outdoor practice earlier this week.

Cards' Murray struggles with snap issues, flags
Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray was flagged for two false-start penalties Thursday night after officials deemed he was "too abrupt" in clapping for the snap. "We didn't look as good as we would've liked to look, but it's the preseason," he said.

Kyler Murray, Cardinals offense struggle immensely vs. Raiders
It was quite the 180-degree turn for Kyler Murray in the preseason after his terrific debut for the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1.

Second impressions: Murray, Cardinals offense post dud against Oakland
See what 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's hosts, reporters and more thought of Kyler Murray's second stint in preseason play.

Bickley: Murray's poor showing against Raiders least of Cardinals' issues
The Arizona Cardinals' issues in Week 2 of the preseason against the Oakland Raiders went far beyond a poor performance by Kyler Murray.

Cardinals CB Robert Alford out for 'extended' period with leg injury
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Robert Alford will be out an extended period of time due to a leg injury, according to head coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Cardinals' ugly showing makes it hard to remember 'it's only preseason'
It wasn't easy watching the Arizona Cardinals' sloppy preseason effort Thursday, but repeat after me, "it's only preseason...it's only preseason."

Arizona Cardinals offense far from a finished product in preseason
The performance of the Arizona Cardinals offense against the Oakland Raiders gave reasons to be concerned but it's still only the preseason.

Arizona Cardinals starting defense looks bad for 2nd week in a row
They allow 10 points in two possessions, forcing only one third down.

Cardinals vs. Raiders final score: Arizona falls 33-26
The starters are bad on offense and on defense. There were some highlights from the backups.

Robert Alford injury: Arizona Cardinals lose starting CB for 2 months
He suffered a lower leg injury in practice on Tuesday.

Cardinals vs Raiders final score: 12 things we learned in 33-26 loss
There was good and bad in the loss.

WATCH: Every Kyler Murray throw in Cardinals’ preseason loss to Raiders
He struggled in his second appearance in the preseason.

Kyler Murray, starting offense produces almost nothing vs. Raiders
The Cardinals produce 12 yards on offense in four drives and are hit with a safety.