Posted December 08, 2011 on AP on Fox

ST. LOUIS - NOVEMBER 22: Calais Campbell #93 of the Arizona Cardinals defends against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on November 22, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Rams 21-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Calais Campbell sat at his locker surrounded by reporters. Leaning against a wooden panel nearby was a framed photograph of his blocked field goal against the St. Louis Rams five weeks ago. The Rams would have won the game with the kick, but Campbell's block forced overtime, and Arizona won 19-13 on Patrick Peterson's 99-yard punt return. The victory set off a string of four wins in five games for Arizona and is one of many examples of why Campbell, with his powerful 6-foot-8, 300-pound frame, is so important to the Cardinals. ''Calais has developed into such a good player because he's worked hard at it,'' coach Ken Whisenhunt said. ''He's a good man and he really wants to do it the right way. He's very conscientious.'' Campbell is easygoing and always friendly off the field, but he can be a beast in the backfield. ''I don't want to play angry. I just want to win,'' he said. ''I'm a huge competitor. I go out there and just pla...
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