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Arians loves speed, and he's got it in diminutive receivers Ginn and Brown

  • Arizona Cardinals' Ted Ginn, Jr., runs with the football on a kick return during minicamp practice at the NFL football team's facility on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Arizona Cardinals' Ted Ginn, Jr., runs with the football on a kick return during minicamp practice at the NFL football team's facility on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, left, watches as quarterback Carson Palmer (3) makes a throw during minicamp practice at the NFL football team's training facility on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, left, watches as quarterback Carson Palmer (3) makes a throw during minicamp practice at the NFL football team's training facility on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Arizona Cardinals' Antonio Cromartie (31) slaps a ball away as assistant coach Anthony Blevins runs a special teams drill during minicamp practice at the NFL football team's facility on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Arizona Cardinals' Antonio Cromartie (31) slaps a ball away as assistant coach Anthony Blevins runs a special teams drill during minicamp practice at the NFL football team's facility on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

Sure, the Arizona Cardinals have two standout receivers in Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd.

But coach Bruce Arians loves small receivers with dazzling speed, and he's added two of them this year in Ted Ginn Jr. and John Brown.

Ginn is a seven-year NFL veteran whose been used mostly as a kick returner and wants to show that he is more than just that. Brown, a third-round draft pick out of Pittsburg State, has impressed in the offseason after taking a long, tough road to the NFL.

Together, quarterback Carson Palmer says, the two add a dimension to the Arizona offense that wasn't there last season.

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