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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals focused on stopping Aaron Donald, Cooper Kupp, Isaiah Simmons road back and more

NFL: NFC Wild Card Playoffs-Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Happy game day one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals take on the Los Angeles Rams today and we have all the news from around the web to help you get ready.

Let’s get to it.

Three Big Things: First Rams Week
A look at the top storylines for Sunday's game

Arizona Cardinals LB Isaiah Simmons is trying to earn back playing time, and other notes before the Cardinals host the Rams

As Usual, Cardinals Have Aaron Donald On Mind For Rams Game
Pugh, Hudson, Hernandez ready to battle best defensive player in NFL

Big Red Rage - Return Of The Maxx
Ep. 578 - Tight end Maxx Williams suffered a major knee injury in last year and shocked many observers when he returned in time for the start of the 2022 season. Williams joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to discuss the rehab process, rookie Trey McBrid

Cardinals Cover 2 - NFC West Play Begins
Ep. 594 - Which Cardinals team shows up on Sunday? Will it be the one that looked listless in Week 1 and through the first two quarters last week? Or the one that battled back from a 20-point halftime deficit against the Raiders? Craig Grialou and Paul Ca

Joseph: Cardinals LB Isaiah Simmons' role in Week 2 'strictly game plan'
Cardinals star backer Isaiah Simmons' role in Arizona's Week 2 win over the Raiders: a product of the game plan or a demotion?

Cardinals must take advantage of Rams QB Matthew Stafford's mistakes
Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford has more interceptions than touchdowns this season. Arizona must keep that trend going in Week 3.

Cardinals' Byron Murphy Jr. impressed vs. Raiders, Davante Adams
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Byron Murphy Jr. went in to Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders with something to prove.

New Rams edge rusher Takk McKinley adds depth
After finishing his first practice for the Los Angeles Rams, Takkarist McKinley understood a chance like this doesn’t come around very often.

Cardinals' Isaiah Simmons intent on proving he's the best guy on the field
Instead of sulking in the corner over playing time, Cardinals star backer Isaiah Simmons is looking ahead for his next chance to shine.

Cardinals-Rams injury report: WR Rondale Moore out
Rondale Moore will miss the third straight game to start the season for the Arizona Cardinals, who host the Los Angeles Rams.

Cardinals GM: DL Zach Allen, J.J. Watt flashed as tandem vs. Raiders
Zach Allen played perhaps his best game as a pro, and J.J. Watt's improving health made for a strong defensive performance for the Cardinals.

Limiting Rams DL Aaron Donald's production atop Cardinals' to-do list
Aaron Donald and the rest of the Los Angeles Rams defense present a massive challenge for the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3.

Cardinals rookie OL Lecitus Smith not rushing the process in Year 1
Cardinals rookie Lecitus Smith is taking his move from guard to center in stride as he waits for his opportunity to arise.

Rams boast recent success at State Farm Stadium in pregame tweet
Not that they need added motivation, but the Cardinals got some Friday courtesy of @RamsNFL, the official Twitter account of the Rams.

Los Angeles Rams’ secondary ailing in Week 3
Already down CB Troy Hill on injured reserve, the Rams only have three healthy cornerbacks on the active rosters.

Cardinals vs. Rams: WR Cooper Kupp nearly impossible to defend
Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph details how good Kupp is and how hard it is to plan for him.

Cardinals vs. Rams: 3 stats that make Rams a challenge for Cardinals
Take a look at some of the key stats to know between the Cardinals and Rams ahead of their matchup this Sunday.