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FTP: Walls saved by John Brown

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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The walls inside the War Room on the third floor of the Cardinals practice facility in Tempe, Arizona, were grateful on the second day of the NFL draft last May.

Had John Brown, the 5-foot-10 receiver out of Pittsburg State University, not been available when the Cardinals picked for the second time in the third round at No. 91, there's no telling what would've happened.

"Would we have been irate if John Brown had gone off the board in the top of three? Absolutely," Cardinals general manager Steve Keim told Robert Mays of Grantland. "There probably would have been some holes in the wall in our facility.”

Brown, who's impressed nearly everyone who's laid eyes on him this camp, was part of Mays' list of six standout rookies through the first few weeks of training camp. Keim gushes about his diamond in the rough more in Mays' story but he makes some pretty serious comparisons.

"I haven’t seen a rookie come in and do what he’s done -- and it’s early still -- since Anquan Boldin," Keim said.

In other news...

Kent Somers of AZCentral.com writes about the Cards' new two-back sets.

Bob McManaman of AZCentral.com writes about Tyrann Mathieu's potential return, the Cards' cockiness, some notes

Craig Morgan of FoxSportsArizona.com writes about Jay Feely's new approach to kickoffs and Mathieu's return.

Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com writes about Calais Campbell's value, Mathieu's return and the run defense.