Sen. McCain drops by for visit at Arizona Cardinals camp

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Sen. John McCain stopped by the final day of Cards camp on Thursday. (Source: twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain) Sen. John McCain stopped by the final day of Cards camp on Thursday. (Source: twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain)
The meeting happened just a week after the Arizona Republican completed his first round of radiation and chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer. (Source: twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain) The meeting happened just a week after the Arizona Republican completed his first round of radiation and chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer. (Source: twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain)
While McCain and Cardinals President Michael Bidwill talked and watched the practice, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and quarterback Carson Palmer came over and the four posed for a group photo. (Source: twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain) While McCain and Cardinals President Michael Bidwill talked and watched the practice, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and quarterback Carson Palmer came over and the four posed for a group photo. (Source: twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain)
GLENDALE, AZ (AP) -

Sen. John McCain dropped by for the final workout of the Arizona Cardinals' training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium on Thursday to chat with team officials and players just a week after the Arizona Republican completed his first round of radiation and chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer.

[READ MORE: McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer]

While McCain and Cardinals President Michael Bidwill talked and watched the practice, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and quarterback Carson Palmer came over and the four posed for a group photo. Moments later, running back David Johnson walked over to meet the senator.

Johnson said that he and McCain mostly made small talk to get to know each other.

"I had a good time talking with him," said Johnson. "We just got to talking about Iowa, bringing up old memories, Iowa State Fair.  Everything is fried, fried twinkies and stuff. A good talk to him."

[RELATED: Sen. McCain takes break from treatment to spend time with family]

McCain, who turns 81 next week, is an avid follower of Arizona's sports teams. He attended an Arizona Diamondbacks game only a few days after his cancer diagnosis.

[RELATED: McCain says he expects to return to Senate next month]

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