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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals blow opportunity, running game can’t get going, Isaiah Simmons breakout and more

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Happy Friday one and all, we have made it.

While the Arizona Cardinals deal with the loss to the Seattle Seahawks, we get ready for a nice, long weekend without the NFL.

To help you get ready, let’s take a look at all the news coming out of the Arizona Cardinals loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Isaiah Simmons Seizes Opportunity Against Seahawks
Notes: Running game stalls; Jalen Thompson injures leg

Cardinals Tripped Up At Seattle In Battle For First Place
Penalties undo effort as offense can't convert late drive in 28-21 loss

Not According To Plan, And Seahawks Aftermath

Full Highlights: Cardinals at Seahawks
Watch the highlights from the Cardinals' 28-21 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on

Kingsbury: 'Got To Get Past This'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury reflects on the loss to the Seahawks and explains what went wrong in Seattle.

Murray: 'We Had Our Chances'
QB Kyler Murray discusses the loss to the Seahawks and gives an injury update.

Kyler Murray can't get going in Cardinals' loss vs. Seahawks - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Seattle was able to contain Murray from the onset. His longest run was 8 yards -- and that was all he gained in the second half.

Hopkins passes teammate Fitzgerald as youngest player to 700 receptions
Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins became the youngest player in NFL history to record 700 receptions, passing teammate Larry Fitzgerald.

Penalties nibble away at Cardinals' opportunities in loss to Seahawks
There was no 12th man for the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field, but the Arizona Cardinals might have thought differently in a 28-21 loss.

Cardinals' Kyler Murray 'good' after playing through injury vs. Seahawks
Kyler Murray couldn't hide the slight irritation going through his right arm for most of the Arizona Cardinals' 28-21 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Bickley: Faced with golden opportunity vs. Seahawks, Cardinals shrivel
No excuses. The NFL doesn’t want to hear it. Neither should you. The Cardinals were gifted a golden opportunity on Thursday Night Football. They shriveled.

Isaiah Simmons has team-high 10 tackles for Cardinals vs. Seahawks
In what was a disjointed and sloppy 28-21 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Arizona Cardinals had few bright spots, but one was Isaiah Simmons.

Seahawks find traction stopping Kyler Murray-led Cardinals rushing attack
Kyler Murray rushed five times for 15 yards, and he said the game flow -- not an arm injury that he downplayed -- was the reason for his lack of carries.

Rapid Reactions: Cardinals sloppy in Seattle, fall to Seahawks
Arizona Sports' hosts and editors react to what was a sloppy loss for the Arizona Cardinals in a winnable game against the Seattle Seahawks.

WATCH: Cardinals rookie LB Isaiah Simmons gets 1st career sack
His sack forces a three-and-out in the first quarter.

Cardinals-Seahawks final score: Takeaways in the 28-21 Arizona loss
The Cardinals never could take control of the game and made too many mistakes.

Cardinals-Seahawks final score: Seattle’s run game, defense leads 28-21 win
Seattle uses defense and the running game to take over first place in the division.