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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals miss playoffs, DeAndre Hopkins let’s officials have it, offense sputters and more

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Happy Monday one and all.

We are into the 2021 offseason officially, meaning heading into free agency and the 2021 NFL Draft.

We will have more on that later, but let’s take a look at all the news from around the web on your Arizona Cardinals.

Opponents Set In 2021 For Cardinals
Packers, Vikings among home games; road trips to Chicago, Tennessee

Chris Streveler Loses Backup Quarterback Duel To John Wolford
Cardinals' offense struggles in season-ending loss to Rams

Cardinals' Season Ends Without Playoffs, With Loss To Rams
Offense can't make headway after Murray injury in 18-7 defeat.

A Hard Way To End, And Rams Aftermath

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OLB Markus Golden talks to the media after the Cardinals season comes to an end in a loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Golden thanks the organization for bringing him back, and talks about how tough it is to not be playing in the post season.

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QB Kyler Murray fields questions from the media after the Cardinals end their season with a loss to the Rams, missing the playoffs. Murray talks about his injury that lead to him missing most of the game, as well as his feelings on the season

Kingsbury: 'Not Where We Wanna Be'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury talks to the media following their loss against the Rams.

Cardinals vs. Rams - Game Recap - January 3, 2021 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams football game.

Cards can't rally from Kyler Murray's injury vs. Rams, miss playoffs
Kyler Murray returned from an apparent ankle injury after sitting most of the first three quarters, but the Cardinals had only a spit of life left.

Rapid Reactions: Cardinals miss postseason after loss to Rams
Arizona Sports’ hosts and editors provided their two cents on the Cardinals' 2020 regular season finale loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

Bickley: Kliff Kingsbury fails to find redemption in lackluster loss to Rams
Emotions are high. I’ve learned not to make really big decisions while incandescent with rage. Fire Kliff Kingsbury? Yes. Definitely, yes.

Larry Fitzgerald not retiring as of now, clarifies Cardinals DL coach
Arizona Cardinals defensive line coach Brentson Buckner appeared to play spoiler about Larry Fitzgerald's future on Sunday.

Cardinals' backup QB decision follows Kliff Kingsbury into offseason
Kliff Kingsbury's decisions have received their fair share of criticism during his second year as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.

DeAndre Hopkins criticizes officiating on social media after loss
He did not like the penalty he was called for and then the no-call in the end zone.

Cardinals-Rams final score: What we learned in Arizona’s 18-7 loss
In a nutshell, John Wolford was good enough and the Cardinals had no shot without Kyler Murray.

FINAL SCORE: Cardinals’ season ends with 18-7 loss to John Wolford, Rams
Kyler Murray and Jordan Hicks get hurt, Rams limits Cardinals to 214 yards of offense.