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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Cardinals fans received a mild surprise when training camp began at Northern Arizona University on Tuesday. Running back Beanie Wells (knee) joined tight end Jeff King (quadriceps) on the active physically unable to perform (PUP) list after failing the team physical. Like King, Wells designation will prevent him from practicing until that designation is lifted, but coach Ken Whisenhunt told reporters it was expected with Wells.
We were going to be conservative in our approach with him anyway, Whisenhunt said.
Wells can come off the list at any point during camp but had to be placed on active PUP before camp began, per league rules. He still counts against the training camp roster.
Wells refused to put a timeline on his return when he spoke to reporters on Wednesday.
It just takes time, said Wells, who had surgery in the offseason which he characterizes continues to characterize as arthroscopic despite the extended recovery time. I dont want to go out there and put wear and tear on it in camp.
I dont think anybody wants to see a 75 percent Beanie Wells. Everybody wants to see a 100 percent Beanie Wells. Theres no question Ill be ready for the season opener.
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