How is Cardinals corner Tyrann Mathieu doing with rehab?

By Bill Bradley, contributing editor

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Tyrann Mathieu was one of the biggest surprises of the NFL season.

The third-round draft pick from Louisiana State University had many skeptics after missing his junior season with the Tigers for disciplinary reasons. He was befriended by teammate and former LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson and became a starter two games into the season.

Mathieu intercepted two passes and made 65 tackles as the Cardinals charged to a 10-6 record. However, he was unable to finish the season with Arizona after tearing his ACL during a punt return Dec. 8 against the St. Louis Rams.

The 21-year-old New Orleans native has started his rehabilitation and the Cardinals' official website is documenting his journey back to health. The following video is the first in a series that looks at how he is rehabbing the knee and meeting his goals of returning to the field.

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