The quarterback competition is getting all the attention at the Arizona Cardinals training camp.
The battle at cornerback is equally intense.
Patrick Peterson has one cornerback spot nailed down. The other is the only position up for grabs on a defense that is considered the strength of the team.
Among the candidates are Greg Toler, who missed all of last season with a torn ACL, free agent signee William Gay, former starter A.J. Jefferson and promising rookie Jamell Fleming.
Michael Adams, a special teams standout who saw considerable time at the nickel position, is in the mix as a possible backup.
''There's going to be a player or two that we're going to have to release that's going to be able to play for another team,'' coach Ken Whisenhunt said Thursday. ''That's not something that we've always faced in the last few years, but we'll see how it all pans out.''
There have been many times in past seasons, Whisenhunt noted, that the team has had to scramble to find cornerbacks ...