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An early look at the depth chart spots

There is no official depth chart until right before the first game of the preseason (which, given that the Cardinals play Aug. 3 in Canton against the Cowboys, is sooner than normal anyway), but after the first practice of training camp, we get an idea at least of how the players are stacked for now.

Among the areas to note: The base defense and the offensive line.

On the line, the first unit was pretty plain during offseason work: LT D.J. Humphries LG Mike Iupati C A.Q. Shipley RG Evan Boehm RT Jared Veldheer

The second unit lined up this way: LT Ulrick John LG Kaleb Johnson C Cole Toner RG Tony Bergstrom RT John Wetzel

Interesting to see that rookie guard Dorian Johnson is not even second unit right now, considering so many have talked about him challenging Boehm for a starting spot. But realistically, it's not a surprise. A lot can change over the five weeks of camp, but this is where they are right now.

Defensively, here's how they lined up in base (first-second unit)

DT Josh Mauro           Robert Nkemdiche NT Corey Peters          Rodney Gunter DT Frostee Rucker     Olsen Pierre OLB Markus Golden   Kareem Martin ILB Haason Reddick   Gabe Martin ILB Karlos Dansby      Scooby Wright OLB Chandler Jones   Alani Fua CB Patrick Peterson   Jumal Rolle CB Justin Bethel         Brandon Williams S Tyrann Mathieu       Budda Baker S Tyvon Branch           Antoine Bethea

Things change in sub-packages -- Bethea, for instance, is ahead of Baker at this point, on the first unit -- but again, this will ebb and flow to a certain degree.