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Cardinals Camp Notes: Young Guys Shine in Pads

The Arizona Cardinals held their second full-padded practice on Thursday - here's our takeaways.

GLENDALE -- The Arizona Cardinals got one step closer to their Red/White practice on Saturday with their second day of pads. 

Here's our camp run down/takeaways from Thursday's practice:

Song of the practice - ZEZE by Travis Scott, Kodak Black

Standouts - Paris Johnson stood out during one-on-one drills. After being beaten fairly easily by Dennis Gardeck on a great swim move, he responded by stone-walling Zaven Collins on his next rep. Later, he got his revenge against Gardeck by easily tossing him to the turf. 

Michael Wilson continues to long strong, both during team and one-on-one drills. Rarely has he been at fault for an incompletion thrown his way. 

Cameron Thomas put consistent pressure on the passer during team drills and got a handful of wins in one-on-ones using both bull rush and finesse moves - one rep included him pushing D.J. Humphries back like a shopping cart, which isn't easy. 

Injury front - Good news: Myjai Sanders is out of his cast and in a more revealing bandage, which suggests he's healing and trending in the right direction. Marquise Brown and Trey McBride were both suited up and stretching but didn't do anything after. Kelvin Beachum suited up today with the second team as a left tackle after not practicing yesterday. 

Other notes - Clayton Tune finished practice with the one's but overall didn't have a great outing. He has consistently stared down his first-read hasn't looked overly impressive, though no quarterback has thus far in camp. 

David Blough and Jeff Driskel continue to alternate with the third/fourth stringers. 

Jon Gaines has been taking reps as a back-up right guard with Pat Elflein handling center duties. 

Christian Matthew and Kei'Trel Clark continue to rotate as CB2 opposite of Marco Wilson. When the Cardinals first broke into team defense, Clark (along with Dante Stills and Gardeck) took initial reps with the first team. 

Greg Dortch continues to have a nice camp - it's really hard to imagine him not getting at least a few looks in the preseason amid a talented corps of pass-catchers. 

Dennis Daley again was shuffled into the first team left guard spot, but only for a few snaps.

Noah Togiai (tight end) was featured in one package as a fullback - just something to monitor.

Video footage from today: 

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