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Arizona Cardinals training camp: Jonathan Cooper, others sit out with sore knees

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Hopefully this does not linger.

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals lost a trio of offensive players for practice on Tuesday. Bruce Arians announced prior to practice that guard Jonathan Cooper, tackle Nate Potter and tight end Jake Ballard would all sit out Tuesday's practice, but should be ready to go on Wednesday.

That meant that Earl Watford got all the first team rep, while Rob Housler would see reps with John Carlson.

Missing practice really is not what Cooper needs, as his recovery from last year's broken leg has not gone as as hoped.

But two players that have gotten some press recently -- Watford and tight end Darren Fells -- will get some more reps to see if they can move up the depth chart.

Will they take advantage? And will it matter much when there are still games to be played?