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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals finish up preseason with loss, look to Detroit Lions, roster predictions and more

Arizona Cardinals v Denver Broncos Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images

It seemed like just yesterday we were arguing on what the Arizona Cardinals would do with the first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Now, we are nine days away from the start of the 2019 NFL season after the Cardinals finished their fourth and final preseason game.

It will be a news heavy weekend, so check in early and often over the next couple of days as we figure out the Arizona Cardinals final 53.

Cardinals at Broncos
Images from the fourth preseason game on Thursday night in Denver

Brooks Picks Off Tipped Pass
Cardinals rookie Nate Brooks picks off tipped pass against the Denver Broncos late in the second quarter.

Vallejo Picks Off End-Of-Half Hail Mary Attempt
Cardinals LB Tanner Vallejo picks off a Broncos pass to thwart a Hail Mary touchdown at the end of the first half.

Williams Grabs Interception Off Deflection
Cardinals CB Brandon Williams intercepts a pass from Broncos QB Brett Rypien off a deflection in the third quarter.

Richardson Stretches Out For Sideline Grab
Cardinals WR A.J. Richards comes back to snag a 21-yard gain in the third quarter against Denver.

Richardson's Diving Touchdown Extension Hypes Up Fitzgerald
Cardinals WR A.J. Richardson got Larry Fitzgerald hyped after his 28-yard touchdown against the Broncos.

Malveaux Blocks Field Goal, Vallejo Recovers
Cardinals LB Cameron Malveaux blocks a Broncos field goal and LB Tanner Vallejo returns the ball for 32 yards.

Full Highlights: Cardinals at Broncos
Watch highlights from the preseason Week 4 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and Denver Broncos in the 2019 season.

Cardinals vs. Broncos - Game Recap - August 29, 2019 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos football game.

FOX Sports' Charles Davis has personal reason to follow Kyler Murray
FOX NFL Analyst Charles Davis said that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murrary could stack up to NFL greats like Jim Thorpe and Deion Sanders.

Arizona Cardinals enter second half scoreless against Denver Broncos
For the second half in a row, the Arizona Cardinals failed to put a point on the board. The Denver Broncos had the lead after the first half.

A prediction of the Arizona Cardinals' initial 53-man roster
The Arizona Cardinals could hit the waiver wire hard, but here's a guess at their 53-man roster cuts before that waiver process beings.

Takeaways from Cardinals' loss to Broncos in final preseason game
The Arizona Cardinals lost to the Denver Broncos in the final game of the preseason, but head coach Kliff Kingsbury showed one aspect of his style.

Cardinals vs. Broncos preseason: Matchup is a preseason tradition
This is the 14th time in the last 16 seasons they have faced one another in the preseason finale.

Arizona Cardinals’ preseason stats both good and bad
The offense has made great strides overall but the defense has been bad in the preseason.

Cardinals’ Kliff Kinsgbury, Broncos’ Vic Fangio reflect 2 very different routes to HC
Fangio has more than 3 decades of coaching experience in the NFL. Kingsbury had zero.

Arizona Cardinals thankfully finish preseason
The Arizona Cardinals finished off the preseason with another loss, this time to the Denver Broncos 20-7 and now head towards cut down day