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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals playoff chances, workout quarterbacks, get ready for Rams backup and more

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The Arizona Cardinals have a prime opportunity on Sunday to not only earn a spot in the 2020 NFL Playoffs, but stop one of their rivals from getting to the playoffs and put themselves as the second best team in the NFC West.

There are a lot of chances for the Cardinals, can they seize the opportunity?

Let’s take a look at all the news as we head into the game.

You've Got Mail: Rams Week, Part II
Topics include the Kyler long runs, Hopkins use and penalties

NFC Playoff Picture: Week 17
Cardinals need to beat Rams on Sunday to make postseason

Essentially, A Playoff Game For Cardinals To Reach Playoffs
49ers result meaningless now; 'We know what's at stake'

Red Sea Report - Do Or Die
The 2020 regular season comes down to a Week 17 matchup against division rival Los Angeles with a playoff spot on the line. If the Cardinals beat the Rams in L.A., they will clinch their first postseason trip since 2015. A loss ends their season.

Cardinals Cover 2 - We’re On To Los Angeles
Ep. 380 - With a nod to Bill Belichick, the Cardinals turn the page to Week 17 and a win-or-go-home game at the Los Angeles Rams.

Cardinals Underground - A Pass/Fail Opportunity
It's very simple for the Cardinals, a grading scale of in or out – beat the Rams, it's the playoffs. Lose, and you are done. Not a bad topic for Paul Calvisi, Darren Urban and Kyle Odegard.

Cardinals' odds vs. Rams, making playoffs tilt after Jared Goff news
The Arizona Cardinals put their playoff chances in a hole on Saturday by losing to the San Francisco 49ers. Now they enter a must-win season finale.

Might new Rams starting QB John Wolford be a problem for the Cardinals?
Who is John Wolford? Get to know the Los Angeles Rams quarterback and former Arizona Hotshot who will start in a must-win game for the Arizona Cardinals.

Rams place WR Cooper Kupp on COVID-19 list ahead of Cardinals game
The Los Angeles Rams announced on Tuesday they have placed starting wide receiver Cooper Kupp on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Report: Cardinals work out QB Cole McDonald, former Wildcat Khalil Tate
With Kyler Murray's status up in the air, the Arizona Cardinals reportedly worked out QB Cole McDonald and former Arizona Wildcat Khalil Tate on Tuesday.

Neuheisel: Underestimating Rams QB Wolford would be 'very big mistake'
Rick Neuheisel told Bickley & Marotta on Tuesday that underestimating Los Angeles Rams quarterback John Wolford "would be a very big mistake."

Rams to play Cardinals without Jared Goff, Darrell Henderson, perhaps Cam Akers
Goff is out, Henderson is headed to IR and Akers only has a possibility of playing.

Arizona Cardinals bring in WR Marcus Green for tryout
He was drafted by the Falcons in the sixth round in 2019 and is fast.

Los Angeles Rams place WR Cooper Kupp on COVID-19 reserve
If it is only for close contact, the earliest he could come back is on Sunday, when the Cardinals play the Rams.

Arizona Cardinals are underdogs against shorthanded L.A. Rams in Week 17
Despite missing multiple starters on offense, L.A. enters the week favored to win in Week 17.

NFL power rankings: Arizona Cardinals fall only 1 spot after bad loss
They now sit at No. 14, ahead of the Rams team they must beat in Week 17 to make the playoffs.

Division rival does Arizona Cardinals a tremendous favor
The Arizona Cardinals and their fans found themselves pulling for the Seattle Seahawks during their rival's week 16 matchup

Arizona Cardinals cannot afford another letdown in week seventeen
The Arizona Cardinals thought they caught a break in week 16 against the San Francisco 49ers.Until third-string quarterback C.J. Beathard and running back

Arizona Cardinals blueprint to beat L.A.Rams rests in hands of defense
Thanks to a division rival, the Arizona Cardinals blueprint just got easier to help them win this week over the Los Angeles Rams.