Found May 10, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

The Arizona Cardinals have announced that they signed defensive tackle Calais Campbell to a five-year contract today.  He’ll no longer be under the franchise tag for the 2012 season, now that he has a new deal.  The Cardinals have scheduled a 1pm press conference for Friday.

Campbell is one of the Cardinals’ brightest young stars and locking him up to a long-term deal was a priority for them.

Campbell had a monster season in 2011 with 72 tackles, 8 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, and 1 interception.




Campbell agrees to 5-year deal with Cards

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...

Arizona Cardinals and Calais Campbell Agree on a $55 Million Deal

Extensions are always nice, especially when they are worth so much. The Arizona Cardinals and Calais Campbell agree on a 5-year $55 million, $31 million guaranteed, according to a league source on Friday. The 6-foot-8, 300-pound lineman had 51 tackles and 22 assisted tackles last season. He also had eight sacks, two forced fumbles, 11 passes defended, one fumble recovery, his first...

Cardinals, Campbell agree to 5-year deal

The Arizona Cardinals reportedly agreed with veteran defensive end Calais Campbell on a five-year contract extension. Campbell's signing is expected to be announced Friday, according to the Arizona Republic and It will provide salary-cap relief for signing rookies and extensions for other key defensive players. The deal, which is worth $55 million, according to NFL...

Lindley adds intrigue to Cardinals' QB situation

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After just one day of rookie mini-camp, Cardinals quarterbacks coach John McNulty cant say how his team's sixth-round draft pick, quarterback Ryan Lindley, might project in the NFL. He doesn't know if Lindley will adjust to the speed of the pro game. He doesn't know if the San Diego State product will pick up the offense well enough. And he can't...

Massie a big shot to win job at right tackle

Cardinals rookie Bobby Massie, a fourth-round draft pick, will get every chance to be the team's starting right tackle in 2012.

Cards' Eason drops the gloves and 40 pounds

Defensive lineman Nick Eason told that he has lost 40 pounds this offseason thanks to a new workout regimen.

Arizona Cardinals resign 3-4 DE Calais Campbell

55 million over 5 years is a lot of money, but Campbell is worth every penny of it. One of the best defensive linemen in the league, he doesn’t turn 26 until September 1st. ProFootballFocus ranked him the #2 3-4 defensive end behind Justin Smith last year with 9 sacks, 9 quarterback hits, and 28 pressures. He also graded positively against the run and led the league in batted passes...

Mike Leach Addresses Chick Mustaches & Camila Tavares In GQ!

• Shaq’s GF ‘Hoopz’ doing backflip off Shaq • Mike Leach on how to handle wife mustaches • Smartass: 6-yr-old pulls off unassisted triple play • Austrian newspaper calling J. Hamilton a junkie • Wait, Antonio Cromartie deleted his Twitter acct? • Only Reason I Read GQ Turkey: Camila Tavares • Sexpot: Belen Rodriguez would get best 1:25 of her life • WTF? 55...

Seen & Heard on Planet Coug

MIKE LEACH may have added another chapter to his legend. The Cougar head man is in Nebraska this week promoting his book, and just came out with a story and photo suggesting that he has sharpened his sword -- and autographing pen -- in a way that is both hilarious and subtly not so subtle.
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