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Bird Droppings: Kyler Murray nearly perfect, Arizona Cardinals win first preseason game, questions on run defense and more

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

We have made it to and through the first preseason game of the Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray era. The Arizona Cardinals also won their first game of the preseason 17-13 over the Los Angeles Chargers.

There is plenty of news coming from all over on this win, so let’s get to it.

Kyler Murray Slings Completion On First NFL Throw
Cardinals QB Kyler Murray completes his first NFL pass to WR Damiere Byrd against the Chargers in the preseason.

Murray's Heads-Up Play Brought Back By Penalty
Cardinals QB Kyler Murray's scramble and pass to wide receiver KeeSean Johnson is brought back after a penalty.

Sherfield Snags Toe-Tap Touchdown
Cardinals WR Trent Sherfield catches a 22-yard touchdown pass from QB Brett Hundley in the second quarter against the Chargers.

Hills Reaches Across Goal Line For TD
Cardinals RB Wes Hills rushes for a 7-yard touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers in the fourth quarter.

Sigler Picks Off Stick
Cardinals S Tyler Sigler intercepts a pass from Chargers QB Easton Stick causing Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph to erupt in celebration.

Every Kyler Murray Play vs. Chargers In Preseason Week 1
See every play from Cardinals rookie QB Kyler Murray in his first NFL game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

NFL rookie quarterback debuts -- How Murray, Jones, Haskins fared
The Cardinals' Kyler Murray, Giants' Daniel Jones and Redskins' Dwayne Haskins made their first game-day throws Thursday. How did they look?

Cards rookie Murray 6-for-7, 44 yards in debut
Kyler Murray, the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft, played 10 snaps in Thursday's game against the Chargers.

Kyler Murray accurate, completes 6 passes in Cardinals preseason debut
It wasn't an 80-yard touchdown drive and it wasn't a humongous play but Kyler Murray looked as advertised in his preseason debut.

Rapid Reactions: Kyler Murray's preseason debut for Arizona Cardinals
See what 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's hosts, reporters and more thought of Kyler Murray's preseason debut for the Arizona Cardinals.

Kyler Murray rocks Devin Booker's shoes, red visor pregame
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray knows how to look cool and he did so with a nod to a fellow Valley star athlete as well.

Bickley: Kyler Murray looked poised, under control in first Cardinals action
Kyler Murray's one-series appearance in the Arizona Cardinals' preseason opener against the Chargers checked the boxes and stoked the imagination

Cardinals vs. Charger preseason: Kyler Murray nearly perfect in debut
He completed all six of his passes for 44 yards.

Cardinals vs. Chargers preseason: AZ defense bad and good in 1 series
They give up 52 rushing yards but force a turnover.

Cardinals vs Chargers preseason: Trent Sherfield scores 1st AZ TD
Brett Hundley connects with him for a 22-yard touchdown with less than a minute left in the first half.

Kyler Murray calls preseason debut performance ‘decent’
He wanted to score. A penalty and a sack kept them from extending the drive.

Cardinals vs. Chargers final score: AZ picks up preseason
It is the preseason, but a win is a win.