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Defensive end Calais Campbell has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals.
Terms of the deal were not immediately known. The Cardinals placed the franchise tag on Campbell on March 2, ensuring his return to the team for the 2012 season at a price of 10 million.
Campbell (6-8, 300) is coming off his best professional season in 2011. He started all 16 games and registered career bests in tackles (73, including 51 solos) and sacks (a team-leading eight). He also forced two fumbles, had 11 pass deflections, one fumble recovery, his first career interception and three blocked field goals.
He's led the team in sacks for the past three years. He is also active in the community, earning the team's NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year nomination for 2011.
Campbell, 25, was a second-round draft pick out of Miami in 2008. He's made 46 starts and recorded 21 sacks and 215 tackles in his career.
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By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed defensive end Calais Campbell.
Campbell signed a five-year contract with Cardinals. His new contract is worth $55 million.
He will receive $36 million over the next three years. And his new contract is more than the six-year, $56 million dollar contract that Darnell...
The Arizona Cardinals have reached agreement on a five-year contract with franchised defensive end Calais Campbell, Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com reports. A press conference will be held on Friday to officially announce the extension. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the extension will presumably lower the $10.605 million cap number Campbell would have had if the two sides...
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