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Mini Camp: Second-Year Stars Steal the Show

TE Ben Patrick (Chris Graythen/Getty)

The Cardinals opened mini camp this weekend with high hopes for 2008. With an excellent stable of young players returning and some exciting new rookies, the Cardinals have positioned themselves to fight for the NFC West title.'s Brad Wilbricht was one the scene and chimes in with his analysis and observations.

Mini camp is generally a tool utilized to evaluate rookies and younger prospects. It also commences the team's offseason workouts and allows players to make an immediate impact on the coaching staff. Two players who have already stood out are TE Ben Patrick and WR Steve Breaston. Both players enjoyed success in limited roles on the offense last year but could see increased time this season... Recommended Stories

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