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Rookies: Countdown to Camp

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For the Arizona Cardinals new crop of rookies, the intimidation factor of NFL training camp is here. If it isn't, they are doing something wrong. In just a week, rookies — draft picks 1-7 and those without a round attached to their name — will arrive in Flagstaff, Ariz. And, unlike Week 1 when all 32 teams are 0-0, players show up to training camp with a record. Whose will improve?

The Arizona Cardinals entered the offseason bracing the departure of key players in prominent roles. In just one Friday, Antrel Rolle, Karlos Dansby and Anquan Boldin departed the desert. Famed quarterback Kurt Warner had already said his goodbyes. A new era in Cardinals football was born. The Cardinals looked to the draft to help fill in some gaps. "Well, this year is probably going to be as... Recommended Stories

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