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Happy Sunday one and all.

We are finally back to the NFL regular season and we get a massive game one for the Arizona Cardinals.

We have all the news from around the web to help you get ready, let’s get to it.

Three Big Things: #AZvsTEN
A look at the top storylines for Sunday's game

RBs Chase Edmonds, James Conner lead Cardinals run game 2021
Notes: Gardeck out against Titans; Humphries thinks of Fitz

Robert Alford's Epic Comeback, And Friday Before The Titans

Pat Tillman and what happened at Cardinals facility on Sept. 11, 2001
On the 20th anniversary of the tragedy, a look back at the events in Tempe

Arizona Cardinals LB Dennis Gardeck out vs. Tennessee Titans due to hand injury
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Dennis Gardeck will miss the team's regular-season opener against the Tennessee Titans with a hand injury, coach Kliff Kingsbury said Friday.

Kliff Kingsbury aiming for same Year 3 jump he's seen from past offenses
Looking at his previous stops, there's reason to believe Year 3 could be Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury's best season yet.

Cardinals-Titans injury report: Cardinals OLB Dennis Gardeck out Week 1
The Titans prepared Wednesday for a Week 1 hosting of the Cardinals without receiver A.J. Brown, but he was back Thursday.

A healthy Robert Alford 'ready to roll,' make Cardinals debut vs. Titans
For the first time since he arrived in the desert in 2019, cornerback Robert Alford enters Week 1 with a clean bill of health.

Cardinals GM Steve Keim optimistic about CBs, roster before 2021 opener
Nitpick every position group and the coaching staff of the Cardinals all you want. GM Steve Keim believes his team is set up to succeed.

Cardinals' Antoine Wesley placed on COVID-19 list ahead of Titans game
The Cardinals placed WR Antoine Wesley on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, days before the team's Week 1 matchup against the Titans.

Cardinals face early test in form of Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans
The Cardinals are finally back to playing meaningful games after an offseason littered with surprise. First up, the Titans.

Arizona Cardinals roundtable: What swings 2021 for good or bad?
What is one specific make-or-break thing that will swing the Arizona Cardinals' season one way or the other?

Cardinals picked 4th in NFC West by FiveThirtyEight
The Arizona Cardinals are projected by FiveThirtyEight to finish fourth in the NFC West.

Chase Edmonds second to only Derrick Henry in this impressive stat
In limited playing time over the last two seasons, Cardinals RB Chase Edmonds has almost matched Derrick Henry in this statistic.

Arizona Cardinals-Tennessee Titans players connections in Week 1
This was supposed to be a reunion game for CB Malcolm Butler. However, the Titans have two former Cardinals on their roster.

Arizona Cardinals-Tennessee Titans history: Last 3 matchups have been close
If history repeats itself, we can expect a close, down-to-the-wire affair between the Cardinals and Titans on Sunday.

DeAndre Hopkins, J.J. Watt, Chandler Jones have great numbers vs. Titans
These three key Cardinals veterans have been problems for the Titans in the past.