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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals focus in on game one, injuries a concern for Cardinals, Jalen Thompson extension and more

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Happy week one of the 2022 NFL season one and all.

We are back to the normalcy of daily news, and getting ready for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Let’s take a look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals lock up safety Jalen Thompson with contract extension through 2025 season
Safety's deal now runs through 2025 season

A look at the Arizona Cardinals 53-man roster heading into the first week of the 2022 regular season
After first-round playoff exit, team faces tougher schedule

Cardinals still sorting through cornerbacks with Antonio Hamilton injury, addition of Trayvon Mullen
Kingsbury hints on further additions to the roster

One-Time Chief Darrel Williams Ready To Face His Former Team
Notes: Thompson happy with new contract; Golden, Ertz day-to-day

You've Got Mail: Chiefs Week
Topics include waiver claims = depth, Conner usage, and offensive line depth

Arizona Cardinals-New England Patriots game in 2022 will feature Manningcast commentary
ESPN2 simulcast created a following in season one last year

Cardinals put LB Devon Kennard on depth chart as Markus Golden backup despite Kennard being on practice squad
Linebacker listed on depth chart despite not being on 53-man roster

Jalen Thompson's extension with Arizona Cardinals includes $24.5 million guaranteed, source says
Safety Jalen Thompson, who has started 25 of the 37 games in which he's played for the Cardinals since the 2019 supplemental draft, has reached an extension with the team through 2025.

PFF's Monson: Cardinals WR Andy Isabella 'isn't a lost cause yet'
The preseason was enough to give Kliff Kingsbury reason, in case receiver Andy Isabella is needed, to have confidence in him.

Cardinals' Rashard Lawrence focused on staying healthy in 3rd season
Cardinals nose tackle Rashard Lawrence believes he has put out strong tape in two NFL seasons and is confident he will continue to improve.

Safety atop Arizona Cardinals' strongest position groups in 2022
Which Cardinals position group as a whole reigns supreme when it comes down to it? And which room has more questions than answers?

Cardinals' Kingsbury unsure if Markus Golden, Zach Ertz will play Sunday
Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury said edge rusher Markus Golden will be a game-day decision for Sunday and tight end Zach Ertz is day-to-day.

Cardinals' Kingsbury: It will be 'surreal' playing vs. Chiefs QB Mahomes
Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury had glowing remarks for his former player at Texas Tech in Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes ahead of Week 1.

Cardinals notebook: Trayvon Mullen ready for clean slate in Arizona
Cardinals CB Trayvon Mullen is hoping a change of scenery can recapture the success he generated over his first two seasons in the league.

Cardinals CB Antonio Hamilton's skin 90% healed after burn accident
Cardinals CB Antonio Hamilton shared an update that his burned skin is 90% healed after Hamilton had an accident with hot oil in his kitchen.

Kingsbury: Jalen Thompson is 'everything you want' for the Cardinals
Jalen Thompson has worked his way up from a 2019 supplemental draft pick to a key cog in Arizona's defense.

Why Cardinals gave underrated Jalen Thompson a $40 million contract
Jalen Thompson, whose name you may not know, got a $40 million contract extension from the Arizona Cardinals. Here's why he's worth it.

Which Arizona Cardinals will receive long-term deals next?
The Cardinals appear committed to retaining their young core following the three-year extension for safety Jalen Thompson.

The Arizona Cardinals’ full 53-man roster entering Week 1
After a number of roster moves last week, we now know what the roster will look like to start the season.

NFL predictions: Arizona Cardinals likely to be 13-4, per ESPN FPI
Using ESPN's football power index win probability for each game, the Cardinals are the likely winner 13 times this coming season.

Markus Golden, Zach Ertz to be game-day decisions to play vs. Chiefs
Kliff Kingsbury updated the status of their injuries on Monday. Wednesday's practice participation will be big for both.

Arizona Cardinals cut WR Jontre Kirklin from practice squad
The team did not announce another roster move but it might be related to a Colt McCoy injury.