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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals prepare for shootout with Tennessee Titans, Cardinals stash Josh Doctson on practice squad and more

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Happy Tuesday one and all.

We are back from vacation and into the start of the 2021 NFL season. It is time to get down to the nitty gritty, but let’s get things rocking with a look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals Cover 2 - Perfect Attendance
Ep. 461 - Following a four-day break, the Cardinals returned to the practice field with every player present and accounted for, including Robert Alford and Justin Pugh who were just recently activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Seeing an entire 53-ma

Training Camp Rewind 2021
A look back at the month of work at State Farm Stadium for Cards Camp

Former First-Round Pick Josh Doctson Lands On Practice Squad
Menet among seven more added; CB Robert Alford activated from Covid list

Cardinals defensive linemen Zach Allen, Leki Fotu, Michael Dogbe, Rashard Lawrence bond for Cardinals
Allen, Dogbe, Fotu, Lawrence band together at end of 2020 to improve play

Interest Hasn't Waned For Isaiah Simmons To Branch Out
Notes: Roster fully healthy after break; No answer yet on Moore as return man

Returning On Flight After Air-Borne Cancellation Of Saints Cardinals
With Saints preseason game canceled, Cards make flight from Phoenix to Phoenix

Here Comes Folktales, Starting With Tillman Trailer
Historical series debuts on YouTube Sept. 8

Morning Scramble - Trailer
Start your week with a heaping portion of Arizona Cardinals football. Felipe Corral Jr., Jody Jackson, Craig Grialou and Rolando Cantu savor every bite of the previous day's action during the Morning Scramble.

Big Red Rage - Allen Ready For Big Third Year
Ep. 523 - Defensive lineman Zach Allen joined Paul Calvisi to discuss expectations for his third NFL season, learning from J.J. Watt and incorporating hot yoga into his offseason training. Plus, Calvisi and Ron Wolfley update the Malcolm Butler situation,

The Dave Pasch Podcast - Michael Bidwill
Ep. 6 - Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill joins The Dave Pasch Podcast to discuss his expectations for the 2021 season, the state of the organization and NFL, his love of aviation and how being a pilot of both planes and helicopters helps the team.

How the Arizona Cardinals' investment in first-round linebackers raises expectations - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Arizona selected Isaiah Simmons and Zaven Collins in back-to-back first rounds and they've begun to jell on and off the field.

Former NFL player Keith McCants, 53, found dead in Florida home after suspected overdose
Former NFL player Keith McCants was found dead Thursday at his home in Florida after a suspected drug overdose, investigators said. He was 53.

ESPN's Graziano: Chandler Jones 'all-in' after reported unhappiness
While Dan Graziano wouldn't be surprised if Chandler Jones led the NFL in sacks this year, it's what else he said that stood out Wednesday.

Rex Ryan criticizes Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury's offense.
Former NFL head coach Rex Ryan believes that Kliff Kingsbury's Air Raid offensive system does not translate to the NFL.

Bickley: Cardinals can further galvanize Valley after Suns' success
The Phoenix Suns have have claimed their birthright, taking back what was once theirs. How will the Arizona Cardinals respond?

The 5: Questions surrounding the Cardinals' roster ahead of Week 1
Just when it looked like the Cardinals had their roster locked and loaded for Week 1, a retirement and an IR assignment complicated things.

Cardinals activate Robert Alford off COVID-19 list, sign 7 to practice squad
The Arizona Cardinals activated cornerback Robert Alford off the COVID-19 list and signed seven players to the practice squad Friday.

Christian Kirk bringing 'an extra edge' entering last year of rookie deal
Being in a familiar environment is an plus for Christian Kirk, an Arizona product, but sticking around town also comes with its drawbacks.

Cardinals LB Victor Dimukeje prides himself on doing the little things right
Cardinals rookie Victor Dimukeje has put his best foot forward after transitioning from a lineman to a linebacker in his first training camp.

Cardinals WR Rondale Moore reveals long-awaited surprise for mother
After mentioning it to media back in early August, Cardinals rookie Rondale Moore revealed a long-awaited surprise for his mother on Saturday.

Pinning down expectations for Kyler Murray's 3rd year with Cardinals
What should we expect from Cardinals QB Kyler Murray this season? That's a really hard question to answer, for more than a few reasons.

Versatile Isaiah Simmons focused on mastering inside linebacker spot
Despite the different skillsets Isaiah Simmons brings to the table, nailing down his starting inside linebacker role is atop the to-do list.

6 bold but possible predictions for the Arizona Cardinals in 2021
Not all of them will happen in 2021 but all are possible if things go well this coming season.

7 big questions facing the Arizona Cardinals in 2021
The Cardinals have high expectations for the 2021 season. There are questions, though. These are the biggest ones as they enter Week 1.

NFL odds: Cardinals-Titans Week 1 matchup expected to be shootout
The Cardinals-Titans Week 1 game has a projected total of 52.5 points, tied for the highest of the week.

Interesting tidbit revealed about Arizona Cardinals CB Malcolm Butler
SI.com's Albert Breer's mailbag response gives some insight about the usage of CB Malcolm Butler before his sudden retirement.