clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals win season opener, DeAndre Hopkins career day, defense comes up big, and more

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Victory Monday one and all.

We have not seen an over .500 Arizona Cardinals team since the Obama era, but the Arizona Cardinals are 1-0 and over .500 for the first time since 2015.

That is a good start.

Let’s take a look at all the news from around the web on your Arizona Cardinals coming out of the 24-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

Instant Impact: DeAndre Hopkins Has Monster Debut For Cardinals
Notes: Turner blocks punt; Air quality non-issue; Thompson, Cole injured

Cardinals Open Season With Big Win Against 49ers
Murray, Hopkins star in 24-20 victory as defense comes up with late stop

That Larry Fitzgerald Football IQ, And Niners Aftermath
Arizona Cardinals Official Team Website I Arizona Cardinals –

Full Highlights: Cardinals at 49ers
Watch the highlights from the Cardinals' 24-20 road win against the defending NFC champs in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL regular season.

Kingsbury: 'Poured Their Hearts Out'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury talks to the media following their victory against San Francisco and how the impact of DeAndre Hopkins changes the offense.

'It's One Day At A Time'
Head Coach Kingsbury addresses the team following their victory at San Francisco.

Murray: 'A Different Dynamic To The Team'
QB Kyler Murray talks to the media about how the team has matured and how he is developing a chemistry with WR DeAndre Hopkins.

Hopkins: 'It's Hard To Stop This Team'
WR DeAndre Hopkins talks to the media following his debut with the Cardinals and how the tempo of the offense makes the team a difficult match up.

Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins combine to lead Arizona Cardinals
Kyler Murray had a career day on the ground. DeAndre Hopkins had a career day in the air. And together, they led Arizona to a 24-20 win against San Francisco.

Cardinals vs. 49ers - Game Recap - September 13, 2020 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers football game.

Cardinals C Mason Cole leaves game with hamstring injury in third quarter
Arizona Cardinals center Mason Cole suffered a hamstring injury in the third quarter of the season opener against the San Francisco 49ers.

Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins lead Cardinals to 4th-quarter comeback
The Arizona Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants in the 2020 opener in a fourth-quarter charge led by Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins.

Rapid Reactions: Arizona Cardinals upset 49ers in season opener
The Arizona Cardinals took about a quarter to click, but when they did, it was special. Here are the rapid reaction from the Arizona Sports staff.

Bickley: Cardinals' late-game magic gives Valley something to cheer for
Pandemic and wildfires be damned. The Cardinals have turned a corner. They are a winning team for the first time since the 2015 season.

WATCH: Chase Edmonds dives for pylon to get Cardinals’ 1st TD of 2020
He picks up the Cardinals' first points of the season.

WATCH: Every one of DeAndre Hopkins’ career-high 14 catches in Week 1
He caught a career-high 14 passes for 151 yards in Week 1.

Cardinals vs. 49ers final score: DeAndre Hopkins huge in 24-20 AZ win
Hopkins sets a career-high in catches and Kyler Murray rushes for 91 yards. The defense is great.