The agreement hasn't been finalized yet, but the plan is to work inside on Wednesday's and Thursdays, the heaviest days of work for NFL teams.
The Cardinals don't have an indoor facility, although coach Ken Whisenhunt has pushed for one and the Bidwill family, which owns the team, seems agreeable to building one at some point.
"It's an outstanding facility," Whisenhunt said of ASU. "How nice that place was was stunning. ASU has a number of great facilities but for them to allow us to see it and to potentially use it, it will be of great help to our team."
"I really don't think it's a very big deal," he said. "You guys know me, I've never intentionally missed a media thing. It was just a misunderstanding and I really didn't think about it."
Whisenhunt didn't excuse Leinart on the play.
"How many times did we see Kurt falling down, especially near the goal line, and still getting the ball to the (runner)?" Whisenhunt said. "And Kurt was not as athletically as gifted as some of the guys we have out there now. That's the standard that's expected."
But Whisenhunt isn't excusing their earlier mistakes.
"The only thing that's going to keep Deuce from playing more is his weight," Whisenhunt said, "because he's heavy and doesn't move as well on certain plays. Our level of expectations for Deuce is at a higher level and I think he'll attain that if he continues to drop his weight."
If Johnson reaches, and then maintains, his weight at about 360 "he's got a chance to be a pretty good player," Whisenhunt said. "You can see at times in his lateral movements that he struggles because he's heavy. This is an important camp for him, and he needs to play well to make this team."
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