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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals need to get out of bye hot, dealing with Covid-19, Budda Baker on flipping the switch and more

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Happy Wednesday one and all.

We are halfway through the week and the Arizona Cardinals are going to be without their starting slot cornerback in Byron Murphy and starting outside linebacker in Devon Kennard.

We have that and all the other news from around the web to help you get ready, let’s get to it.

You've Got Mail: Dolphins Week
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Cardinals Underground - Goodbye Bye, Hello Protocols
Coming out of the bye week, the Cardinals were left having to deal with COVID issues within the defense. Paul Calvisi, Darren Urban and Kyle Odegard talk about potentially losing Devon Kennard and Byron Murphy and why they have the depth to get through it

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Teammates and coaches say Baker acts nice but hits hard, and after a pair of interceptions during national TV games he earned NFC Player of the Month.

Bickley: A checklist for the Arizona Cardinals securing a playoff berth
Dan Bickley goes over his keys for the Arizona Cardinals over the next nine games in pursuit of a spot in the postseason.

Arizona Sports NFL Power Rankings Week 9: Top 2 hold steady
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Bruce Arians looks like many things with face shield, headset and hat
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Arizona Cardinals protect 4 players, cut 1 from practice squad
Arizona makes moves to prepare for their Week 9 game against the Miami Dolphins.

When can Devon Kennard, Byron Murphy return for the Cardinals?
There is the tiniest of chances one could return this week.

Loss of Byron Murphy raises questions for Arizona Cardinals at slot CB
Most of the cornerbacks on their roster are outside corners.

NFL power rankings: Idle Arizona Cardinals move into top 10
They move up one spot while on their bye week.

Arizona Cardinals CB Prince Amukamara ‘is close’ to being ready to contribute
DC Vance Joseph expects Amukamara will play well once his number is called.

Arizona Cardinals: Coronavirus-affected players are revealed
The Arizona Cardinals have placed outside linebacker Devon Kennard and cornerback Byron Murphy on the Reserve/COVID-19 list