Campbell is back for the Cards' defense.|||||||
Campbell was sidelined for last Sunday's game against the Jets due to a calf injury.
Campbell is sidelined for Sunday's game against the Jets due to a calf injury.|||||||
Campbell has now missed three straight games.
Campbell says he is relieved that the long-term contract he and the team had sought has been completed and he hopes he "can be a great player in this league for a lot of years to come." The defensive end spoke at a news conference Friday, one day after negotiations were completed on a five-year contract extension reportedly worth $55 million with $31 million guaranteed.|||||||
The Cardinals had played the "non-exclusive" franchise tag on Campbell while continuing to negotiate a long-term contract. Removal of that tag should clear the way for the Cardinals to add a player or two to their roster under the salary cap.
Campbell agreed to a five-contract extension Thursday with Arizona. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.|||||||
The 6-foot-8, 300-pound lineman had 51 solo tackles and 73 overall tackles last season. He also had eight sacks, two forced fumbles, 11 passes defensed, one fumble recovery, his first interception, and blocked three field goals.
The Arizona Cardinals have placed a non-exclusive franchise tag on Campbell.|||||||
The Cardinals can continue to negotiate a long-term deal with the 6-foot-8, 300-pound player through July 16. If another team signs him to an offer sheet, Arizona has the right to match it or receive two first-round draft picks as compensation.