Found August 03, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
GLENDALE, Ariz. The Cardinals' annual Red and White practice lacked some of the fire and flavor of past years. With his running back corps already down to three healthy players and his defensive line down to six, coach Bruce Arians opted for a normal practice with limited contact. That didnt rule out some highlight plays and standout performances in front of an announced crowd of 17,500 at University of Phoenix Stadium, which topped last year's record of 14,500 in Flagstaff. To wit: -- Wide receiver Michael Floyd continued his strong training camp with several catches in traffic. Thats encouraging, but the Cardinals want to see Floyd do it when the games begin in order to take some pressure and attention away from Larry Fitzgerald. I just need to play big, be physical and take advantage of my talents, Floyd said. Last season, I felt like there was a learning curve where some things didnt come as fast as I wanted, but I felt like when I got more opportunities the second half...
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