FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Ryan Williams stood and watched as his Arizona Cardinals teammates practiced in the spitting rain on Tuesday.
The wet turf and some soreness in his surgically repaired right knee led to the decision to keep him out of the workout. It is part of the cautious approach Williams and the team are taking 11 months after he ruptured his patella tendon in a preseason game, an injury that wiped out his rookie season.
But the diminutive, dynamic running back says he has no doubt he will be ready for the regular season, when he is expected to give the Cardinals' offense a big-play aspect it will sorely need.
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