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Iwebema recovering

A lot of people have been wondering why second-year defensive lineman Kenny Iwebema wasn't at OTAs. Now it can be told (and I will have a longer story later): Iwebema had a benign tumor, baseball-sized, in his chest cavity near his heart that he had to have removed. It was a genetic glitch, something that started when he was born but something that didn't show up on his 2008 minicamp x-ray but grew fast enough to show up this year. Fortunately, they were able to remove it through his side, meaning he not only is OK but should return to the field for training camp. Had doctors needed to open up his chest to get it out, Iwebema would have been out for the season. Recovery time is pegged at 6 to 8 weeks; he had the surgery Monday.

-- Kurt Warner was also cleared to do everything in OTAs after his hip rehab. No surprised there. He was almost ready by minicamp. Warner should be fine this season with no lingering afteraffects.

-- DT Gabe Watson (knee) isn't fully cleared, but he is doing more and more on the field.

-- After missing the first day of the voluntary work, Warner, Larry Fitzgerald, Sean Morey, Adrian Wilson and Chike Okeafor were all back with the team.

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