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Abraham participated in Monday's padded practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Abraham's fitness level isn't known, but he's nonetheless fitting in individual drills at the very least. While it's unknown if he'll be available to play in the Cardinals' third preseason contest Sunday versus the Bengals, he should be ready once the regular season commences on Sept. 8 against the Chargers, barring a potential suspension for a DUI arrest in June.

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Abraham reported to training camp Thursday, the Arizona Republic reports.

Abraham won't don pads until next week, thereby ruling him out for Saturday's preseason contest at Minnesota. His first order of business was a meeting with the Cardinals' strength and conditioning coach, and ultimately, he'll play once he's deemed to be in football shape. Although he's the starting weakside linebacker when healthy, an arrest for DUI in June could spur the commissioner's office to hand down a suspension.

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Abraham (personal) is slated to report to training camp Wednesday, Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

Abraham, who missed the first two-and-a-half weeks of camp in order to tend to a personal manner, will surely assume his place at weakside linebacker in time. However, coach Bruce Arians has stated that players who participate in most of practice in a given week are those utilized in games, meaning Abraham may be sidelined Saturday at Minnesota. In any case, Abraham's track record (double-digit sacks in eight of 14 campaigns) forecasts his IDP potential, which could be hindered by a June arrest for DUI.

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Abraham (personal) is expected to report to Cardinals' training camp soon and perhaps even later this week, NFL.com reports.

Abraham has been excused from camp to attend to a personal matter for three weeks now. Given the time off, Abraham is piling up scheme work to catch up on once he reports to practice. Additionally, to begin this season, Abraham could face a suspension stemming from a drunk driving arrest over the summer. Whenever he re-enters the fold, Abraham will provide a much needed boost to the Cardinals' linebacking corps, a unit that lost Karlos Dansby in free agency and Daryl Washington to suspension ahead of this season. To quantify Abraham's impact, the 36-year-old has registered double-digit sacks in eight of his 14 NFL seasons to date, including a team-high 11.5 sacks during his debut season in the desert last year.

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Abraham (personal) remained away from training camp Monday, the Arizona Republic reports. Speaking of the pass rusher's eventual return, coach Bruce Arians said, "I would hope next week."

Arians has continued to push back Abraham's first appearance in camp in order to tend to a personal matter. It's unclear if the concern regards Abraham's June arrest for DUI in Atlanta, GA, but any suspension handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell will seemingly be delayed until the two parties hold court. Nevertheless, once he's cleared for action, Abraham will attempt to attain double-digit sacks for the ninth time in his 15-year career.

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Cardinals OLB John Abraham was arrested and charged with DUI in Atlanta on June 29.

This may explain why Abraham, 36, has yet to show up to Cardinals camp. He was previously busted for DWI in 2003 while with the Jets, so Abraham may be staring down a suspension once the legal process plays out. Considering how long it takes for these matters to be resolved, it may not even affect Abraham during the 2014 season. Abraham led Arizona with 11.5 sacks last year.

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Cardinals coach Bruce Arians confirmed John Abraham (groin) will play in Week 17 against San Francisco.

The Cardinals must win Sunday's game to keep their playoff hopes alive. Arians told reporters Friday that Abraham "is fine" and "on track" to play his normal role. After a slow start, Abraham has come on very strong in Arizona, registering 11.5 sacks -- his most since the 2010 season in Atlanta.

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Cardinals OLB John Abraham (groin) is considered a game-time decision for Week 17.

The Cardinals need all hands on deck as they attempt to beat the 49ers and keep their slim playoff hopes alive, so even if he's on a snap count, we'd expect Abraham to be active. The 35-year-old veteran is in the midst of a fine season, entering Week 17 with 11.5 sacks. He's graded out as the No. 17 3-4 outside linebacker in Pro Football Focus' ratings.

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John Abraham left Sunday's game against the Falcons in the fourth quarter with a head injury and is questionable to return.

Abraham appeared to be fine as trainers weren't even looking at him on the sideline. The 35-year-old pass rusher had a sack and a batted pass before leaving.

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Cardinals signed DE/OLB John Abraham, formerly of the Falcons.