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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals heading into a bye on high, defense keeps its cool, Peterson shuts down Metcalf and more

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Happy Wednesday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals are 5-2 heading into their bye week with a nice chance to keep it going.

We have all the news from around the web to help you get ready for it.

Let’s get to it.

Cardinals, Kyler Murray Avoiding Sacks Much Better In 2020
Notes: Hopkins TD play lifted from Ohio State; Joseph's OT play calls shine

You've Got Mail: Bye Week Has Arrived
Topics include Fitz's future, the 'C' patch and postgame questions

Haason Reddick Delivers Advice To Rookie Isaiah Simmons
Linebacker understands what teammate is going through

Cardinals Place Zach Allen, Isaiah Irving On Injured Reserve
Team also releases TE Evan Baylis

Cardinals Defense Stays Cool, Bounces Back Against Seahawks
After shaky first two quarters, performance was stellar in second half and overtime

Larry Fitzgerald Reaches 1,400 Receptions With A Flourish
Wide receiver remains important in the offense

Patrick Peterson Slows DK Metcalf Again
Numbers of note following the Week 7 victory over the Seahawks

Call Of The Game - Gonzalez Game-Winning Field Goal
Listen to play-by-play announcer Dave Pasch call K Zane Gonzalez's game winning field goal in overtime against the Seahawks.

Flight Plan Trailer - 'Raising The Bar'
Cardinals Flight Plan returns Saturday, October 31 on our official YouTube channel.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Game Balls Galore After Huge Win Over Seahawks
Ep. 339 - So many players made an impact in the Sunday Night Football win over the Seahawks that the four game balls handed out after the game didn't seem like enough. Leave it to Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki to help spread the wealth, or at least the r

Red Sea Report - A Spectacular Win On Sunday Night
The Cardinals had many different players make big plays during a thrilling 37-34 overtime win against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night Football. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about the key performers, Kyler Murray's play under pr

Cardinals Cover 2 - Budda Baker Excels In Primetime
Ep. 340 - It's been a very productive two-game stretch for Budda Baker; first on Monday Night Football and then on Sunday Night Football. Baker certainly enjoys the national stage. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss the impact Baker has made so far th

Arizona Cardinals RB Kenyan Drake likely out a few weeks, source says
Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake is expected to miss "a few weeks" with a slight tear of a ligament in his ankle, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Arizona Cardinals' Sunday Night Football game gets 14.9 million viewers
The Arizona Cardinals had a lot of eyeballs on them in Sunday night's 37-34 OT win over the Seattle Seahawks -- 14.9 million to be exact.

Cardinals place DL Zach Allen, LB Isaiah Irving on injured reserve
The Arizona Cardinals placed defensive lineman Zach Allen and linebacker Isaiah Irving on injured reserve Tuesday, the team announced.

49ers get defensive line help, acquire Jordan Willis via trade from Jets
The San Francisco 49ers announced on Tuesday that they have acquired defensive lineman Jordan Willis via trade from the New York Jets.

Haason Reddick on Cardinals' 2020 sack total: Impressed but it's expected
Arizona Cardinals LB Haason Reddick told reporters via Zoom on Tuesday he's impressed by the team's sack total this season, but that it was also expected.

Cardinals' Peterson breaks down Lockett's difficult catches from SNF win
Patrick Peterson's podcast All Things Covered with former Cardinals teammate Bryant McFadden is filled with goodies from Arizona's win over the Seahawks.

Bickley: DeAndre Hopkins' reaction on freeway was principled, not political
Dan Bickley gives his thoughts on Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins going viral Sunday for his commute to State Farm Stadium.

Arizona Cardinals Week 7 offensive snap counts and observations
See how the 84 offensive snaps were divded up.

Arizona Cardinals Week 7 defensive snap counts and observations
See how the 84 defensive snaps were divided up and what it meant.

The Cardinals best Seattle in a Sunday Night overtime thriller
Kyler Murray and the Cardinals once again proved to the world that they are for real, this time besting the previously unbeaten Seahawks.

Kenyan Drake injury: Arizona Cardinals RB to miss ‘a few weeks’
Drake should return later this season.