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Bird Droppings: DeAndre Hopkins usage, Arizona Cardinals massive offensive jump in 2019, Kenyan Drake rushing stats and more

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Happy Thursday one and all.

We are heading into another interesting weekend, but the Arizona Cardinals may be doing a little more.

We’ll have that later, but that is just part of the news and notes on the Arizona Cardinals from around the web.

Kliff Kingsbury, Kyler Murray Led Historic Offensive Improvement In 2019

Cardinals Archives: 2009 NFC Wild Card Vs. Packers
Images from the Cardinals' 51-45 overtime win over Green Bay. Listen to the re-air on Wednesday at 6 p.m. on 98.7 FM, Arizona's Sports Station.

Cardinals Underground - Kyler Murray Finds His Voice
So much is expected of quarterback Kyler Murray this season, so Paul Calvisi, Darren Urban and Kyle Odegard go with the Kyler-centric episode while Murray hosts his skill-position teammates over in Dallas, discussing Murray's strong beliefs in anti-racism

Cardinals Cover 2 - Kyler Murray On Many Lists
Next month, the NFL unveils its Top-100 Players of 2020. On Wednesday, the league teased that Kyler Murray will make the list. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss where Murray should land among the best players in the game. Also, according to the exper

Arizona Cardinals will feature exciting young backs in 2020
The Arizona Cardinals offensive unit is heading into the 2020 campaign with an impressive group of youthful ball-carriers

Arizona Cardinals Wide Receivers: Who makes the cut in 2020?
If the Cardinals could keep only six wide receivers, who will be making the cut on the 2020 Arizona Cardinals roster?

Arizona Cardinals hope right tackle will pay some dividends
The Arizona Cardinals are still hoping to get some payback on the trade that brought right tackle Marcus Gilbert to the desert

Christian Kirk might be the most underappreciated Arizona Cardinal
The Arizona Cardinals have a very good receiver room now, however Christian Kirk continues to be underappreciated in his role

Arizona Cardinals: Brentson Buckner is a difference maker
The hiring of defensive line coach Brentson Buckner in January 2020 could be the single best move for Arizona's defense this season.

Arizona Cardinals players and coaches showing unity amid protests
Every year, the Arizona Cardinals and the NFL provide a sense of unity for fans all over the world. 2020 however, will be different.

Jamal Adams would complete the Arizona Cardinals defense
The sensational young safety would put what appears to be a vastly improved Arizona Cardinals defensive unit over the top

Kenyan Drake quite successful running against facing stacked boxes
Over half his yards in 2019 came against stacked boxes.

DeAndre Hopkins was used a lot in the slot in 2019
He ran more than 36% of his pass routes out of the slot, according to Pro Football Focus.

DeAndre Hopkins will be ‘tremendous help’ to ‘mediocre’ passing game
Kyler Murray is excited to play with Hopkins this season.

Stack the Box: Kenyan Drake a Top-10 Rusher against Defensive Alignment
Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake was PFF's No. 8 rusher against defenses that stacked the box last season.

7 Young NFL Players in Danger of Flaming out in 2020 | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
The NFL stands as the ultimate "what have you done for me lately" league, a reality that is best exemplified by its quick turnover of younger players...