Undefeated Cardinals down at least 2 starters vs. Browns

Kliff Kingsbury confirmed tight end Maxx Williams is out for the season because of a right knee injury he suffered last week in the team’s victory over the San Francisco 49ers. He also said three-time Pro Bowl center Rodney Hudson (ribs) will miss the Browns game, while linebacker Chandler Jones is doubtful after testing positive for COVID-19.

Props and Locks: NFL Week 5

FOX 10's Siera Santos talks to Ben Stevens, host of "The Morning After" on SportsGrid about NFL week 5 upcoming games, including Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers. Props and Locks is sponsored by FanDuel.

Cardinals much-improved defense big reason for 3-0 start

The Cardinals are 3-0 this season and a lot of the publicity rightfully goes to the team’s prolific offense, which is led by dual-threat quarterback Kyler Murray and All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins. But their much-improved defense has more than held its own, developing into an above-average group under third-year defensive coordinator Vance Joseph.

Good-plus-lucky equals a 2-0 start for the Cardinals

Third-year quarterback Kyler Murray had more jaw-dropping moments with 400 yards passing and three touchdowns, rookie receiver Rondale Moore looked like a potential star with seven catches for 114 yards and a touchdown, and the defense recovered from a slow start to slow the Vikings considerably in the second half.