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6/15 Arizona Cardinals news: Dockett and harm, questions after mini-camp

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With mini-camp over, questions and commentary remain. Here is what was around the Web.


Word From the Birds Blog | For Peterson, competition about top WRs, not CBs
"I am not in competition with any of those guys. I want to continue to help my team the best way that I can and being the best cornerback I can and continue to go out and shut down the best receivers. That’s what I get paid to do. I don’t get paid to go against other cornerbacks. It’s to do my job to the best of my ability, to go out on Sunday and shut down the opponent’s number one guy."

Eight in the Box: Biggest questions - NFC West Blog - ESPN
What form will the defense take?

What we learned about the Cardinals in workouts
Much was accomplished, learned in Cards' first workouts under Arians, but questions linger.

Veterans pay price for labor agreement's workout limits
CBA's limit on offseason workouts helps keep veterans healthier but opens door for younger players.

Cardinals' Patrick Peterson aims for star status
Cards' Patrick Peterson wants to become the total package -- in return game, on defense and in community.

Dockett loves inflicting "physical, bodily harm" | ProFootballTalk
"1 reason I love this game is bc I can inflict physical, bodily harm to another individual in an environment which it is morally acceptable."


NFL news roundup: Brett Favre praises Aaron Rodgers; Rex Ryan wants more credit -
Brett Favre thinks his records are in jeopardy, while Rex Ryan thinks he's better than he's given credit for.

2014 NFL Draft: Jadeveon Clowney and the top 25 SEC prospects -
The SEC is once again the place to find talent in the 2014 NFL Draft.

The Buffalo Bills don't 'kill' anything -
The Bills moved quickly to extract themselves from Mario Williams' ill-advised comments from Thursday.

Uffsides: Ravens' Matt Stover on leaving Cleveland, Steelers rivalry, and Bill Belichick's evolution -
The retired kicker talks about the Browns' move to Baltimore, being coached by Bill Belichick, and why he'd rather kick in an unfriendly stadium.

Chris Mortensen: Peyton Manning will play at least 2 more years -
Peyton Manning's future was in doubt at this point last season, but now ESPN's Chris Mortensen thinks the Broncos' quarterback will play at least two more seasons.

Rob Gronkowski injury: Patriots TE will have back surgery on Tuesday -
The New England Patriots tight end will undergo his fifth surgery since November on Tuesday, this time for a "minor" procedure on his back.

Hall of Famer Lem Barney believes football will be gone in 10-20 years -
NFL Hall of Famer Lem Barney said Friday that he thinks football will cease to exist in another decade or two. The former Lions standout regrets ever playing the game.

SB Nation NFL huddle: Willie McGahee hits the market, Chargers team doctor makes his exit and more -
Willie McGahee listed several teams he would be interested in playing for after the Broncos cut him, the Chargers team doctor has finally resigned amid years of criticism, and lots more in the SB Nation NFL huddle for Friday.

Rex Ryan: 'I'm a better coach than I'm given credit for' -
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan says he doesn't get enough credit for his coaching ability. His job may be on the line in 2013 after the Jets missed the playoffs in each of the last two seasons.

Brett Favre: Aaron Rodgers will 'shatter' my records -
The former Green Bay Packer quarterback continues his tour of saying nice things about the current Packers quarterback.

Matt Barkley, NFL media critic -
Matt Barkley has something to say about the frenzied state of NFL media on Thursday afternoon. Adam Schefter reported the absolutely startling news that Barkley had signed his slotted contract,...

NFL rookies interviewing each other (2013 NFLPA Rookie Premiere) -
One of SB Nation's favorite videos each year is the one featuring NFL rookies interviewing each other at the annual NFLPA Rookie Premiere event out in Los Angeles. 2013 was no different. Check it...

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