GLENDALE Ariz – Go ahead and add rookie offensiv

first_imgGLENDALE, Ariz. – Go ahead and add rookie offensive lineman D.J. Humphries to the ever-growing list of Arizona Cardinals players slowed by injuries early in training camp.The first-round pick, drafted 24th overall out of Florida, suffered a right knee injury near the start of practice Tuesday.  After a brief examination by the training staff, Humphries walked off the field and into the locker room for further evaluation. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Comments   Share   Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img “He stumbled on the turf and hyper-extended his knee, so it could be two-to-three days, it could be a week,” head coach Bruce Arians said.Humphries had knee issues in college.  In his sophomore season, he missed a total of five games because of MCL sprains, first in his left knee and then later in the right knee.Humphries was one of three offensive linemen to exit the second padded practice.  Guard Earl Watford (ankle) and tackle Rob Crisp (knee) both found themselves in the trainer’s room.  They were joined by running back Marion Grice (hamstring), who limped off the field within the first hour of the two hour and five-minute session.Hamstring trouble continues to sideline running backs Andre Ellington and David Johnson, linebackers Shaq Riddick and Sean Weatherspoon as well as tight end Troy Niklas.Tight ends Ted Bolser (knee) and Jermaine Gresham (back) plus linebacker Darryl Sharpton (hip flexor) and Zack Wagenmann (foot) are also out.All total, 13 players will miss Wednesday’s practice.None of the injuries, though, are considered serious.“One man’s injury is another man’s opportunity,” Arians said. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelolast_img read more