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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals win preseason opener, Rondale Moore and Zaven Collins shine, and more

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Happy Sunday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals sit at 1-0 in their 2021 preseason, and their first game gave us a nice glimpse of what we can hope for heading into the season.

We have all the news and notes coming out of the game, let’s get to it.

Rondale Moore, Zaven Collins Show Out In Preseason Opener For Cardinals
Young players deliver hope in 19-16 win over Cowboys

Zaven Starts Smooth, And Cowboys Aftermath

Eno Benjamin Finally Gets Back Into Uniform
Cardinals running back performs well in first game in 18 months

Through The Lens: Cardinals Take Out The Cowboys
Images from the 2021 preseason opener between the Cardinals and Cowboys at State Farm Stadium.

Cowboys vs. Cardinals - Game Recap - August 13, 2021 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals football game.

Kyler Murray is ready to take the next step
GLENDALE, Ariz. – At the outset of a new season, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray isn’t interested in yet again recounting the signature play of his c…

Sharp Football Analysis ranks Cardinals high at QB, low at RB
Sharp Football Analysis ranked positional units for all 32 teams, using analytics as a guide. Where do the Cardinals fall?

Cardinals CB Alford: 'I have to give them back what they blessed me with'
As a guest on the Cardinals Big Red Rage podcast, Robert Alford discussed coming back from injury, DeAndre Hopkins and Malcolm Butler.

Cardinals utilize Rondale Moore's speed on 1st scoring drive of preseason
Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Rondale Moore took advantage of an opportunity to make some plays in his first preseason game.

People seem to be enjoying their 1st experience hearing Ron Wolfley
Many football fans watching on the NFL Network got their first impression of Ron Wolfley and they seemed to be enjoying it.

Cardinals RB Eno Benjamin scores TD in preseason win vs. Dallas
Arizona Cardinals running back and Arizona State product Eno Benjamin had a busy Friday night running the ball and playing special teams.

Cardinals' Kingsbury explains change to sit Murray in preseason opener
The Arizona Cardinals did not play starting quarterback Kyler Murray in the team's preseason opener after initially saying he would play.

Moment not too big for Cardinals rookies in preseason win over Cowboys
A number of Cardinals rookies showed flashes of their potential in the team's preseason win over the Cowboys on Friday night.

Cardinals vs. Cowboys: Takeaways in 19-16 preseason opener for AZ
The Arizona Cardinals got the W over the Cowboys in their preseason opener. What did we learn in the game?

Arizona Cardinals whose stock rose and fell in preseason opener
These players either helped or hurt their cases to make the final roster.

Arizona Cardinals offensive snap counts for preseason opener vs. Cowboys
Check out the playing rotations for the Cardinals on offense in their preseason opener.

Arizona Cardinals defensive snaps counts in preseason opener vs. Cowboys
The Cardinals played 73 defensive snaps against the Dallas Cowboys. Check out the playing time for each player.

Malcolm Butler wanted to wear No. 7 instead of No. 21
He got permission to wear No. 21 after the departure of Patrick Peterson.

Cardinals won’t hide offense this preseason but won’t ‘show a whole bunch’
After actively hiding everything about the offense in 2019, Kliff Kingsbury knows that was a mistake. He will show more, but not everything.

Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins sit in Arizona Cardinals’ preseason opener
The Arizona Cardinals elected not to have their stars play in the preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys.

Rondale Moore shines on Cardinals trick play against Cowboys
The Cardinals took Purdue receiver Rondale Moore in the second round to help open up their offense. So far, so good.