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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals get big win over San Francisco 49ers, J.J. Watt has big game and more

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The Arizona Cardinals sit at 5-0 for the first time since moving to the desert and things are going well.

Yet, there are concerns, especially with injuries.

We have all the news from around the web to get your day started, so let’s get to it.

Cardinals defense dominated 49ers in 17-10 win in Trey Lance debut
Unit stops division rival on 4 of 5 fourth-downs in seven-point win

Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins comes up big late against 49ers, while Maxx Williams, Rodney Hudson hurt
Notes: Tight end Maxx Williams suffers serious knee injury; Hudson hurt too

Cardinals beat the 49ers, 17-10, with defense making 4 fourth-down stops and DeAndre Hopkins making game-winning TD catch
Against rookie QB Trey Lance, Cards hold on to 17-10 win

Reviewing the Cardinals' 17-10 win over the 49ers, as James Conner, J.J. Watt stand out

With Undefeated Cardinals, Health Remains Crucial
Kingsbury has no official updates on Williams, Hudson

Snap counts and pro football focus grades for Cardinals against 49ers, Zaven Collins, J.J. Watt, DeAndre Hopkins grade well
Collins grades well as snap count jumps

Through The Lens: Cardinals Overcome 49ers
The best photos from the Cardinals' 17-10 win over the 49ers Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season

Crucial Catch: Who Do You Play For?
Rashard Lawrence, Christian Kirk and James Conner talk about their motivations playing during Crucial Catch month highlighting the fight against cancer.

Zach Allen Postgame Interview
Cardinals team reporter Dani Sureck interviews DE Zach Allen following the team's 17-10 win over the 49ers Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season

Kyler Murray reps Bruce Lee with custom thigh pads as Arizona Cardinals advance to 5-0
As you think, so shall you become. With the help of his custom Bruce Lee-inspired thigh pads, Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals are the only unbeaten team in the NFL.

49ers vs. Cardinals - Game Recap - October 10, 2021 - ESPN
Get a recap of the San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals football game.

Defense has been the difference for unbeaten Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The Cardinals stopped the 49ers on four of their five fourth-down tries, including a violent goal-line stop of quarterback Trey Lance.

Rapid reactions: Cardinals do enough to hold off pesky 49ers
Riding four big fourth-down stops and a few big plays by receiver DeAndre Hopkins, the Cardinals moved to 5-0 by defeating the 49ers.

Bickley: Cardinals earn forgettable win over 49ers to stay atop NFC West
Victories last forever. Even when they’re instantly forgettable. The Cardinals played one of those games on Sunday.

49ers' Jimmie Ward mimics Kyler Murray, leaves DeAndre Hopkins open
Niners DB Jimmie Ward gave up a key catch to DeAndre Hopkins not long after he hit the Cardinals with a Kyler Murray celebration pose.

Cardinals defense bends but doesn't break in gritty win over 49ers
Despite a low-scoring effort from the offense, the Cardinals defense kept the 49ers at bay in the team's 17-10 win on Sunday.

Injuries to Cardinals offense become a concern in win over 49ers
A gritty, physical win for the Cardinals over the 49ers on Sunday left the offensive side of the ball a little banged up.

Report: Cardinals fear TE Maxx Williams has season-ending knee injury
Cardinals tight end Maxx Williams was carted off the field Sunday after taking a hit to the lower leg against the San Francisco 49ers.

Kyler Murray: Cardinals offense has 'got to be better' after Week 5 win
After putting up at least 31 points early on in 2021, the Cardinals found themselves in a tight one with the 49ers in Week 5.

Gameday leftovers: Arizona Cardinals' thin CB room steps up vs. 49ers
Despite being down two starters, the Cardinals made due with the trio of Robert Alford, Antonio Hamilton and Jace Whittaker in Week 5.