Beanie Wells returns to practice at Cardinals camp

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Rookie running back Beanie Wells returned to practice, sort of, as the Arizona Cardinals gathered for their final five days of training camp in the pines of northern Arizona.

Wells took part in individual drills but, to his surprise, was held out of the offense versus defense part of yesterday's late afternoon workout.

Arizona's first-round draft pick had not practiced since sprained his right ankle in his first workout after signing with the Cardinals two weeks ago.

Coach Ken Whisenhunt says he kept Wells out of the team portion of the workout because he didn't want rush the player back too fast.