Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 10/24/14

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)
Remember football? Yes? The Cardinals report to camp in just 10 days -- crazy, right? -- and while last year went (ahem) poorly, there's a cliche about how every team is a contender in training camp. True, it's just a cliche, and the Niners and the Seahawks are really good and so on and so forth, but Calais Campbell is telling everybody that yes, seriously, the Cardinals will contend in the NFC West. Why? What's different this year? As he told CBS Sports in an extensive interview over the weekend, We have a quarterback." That would be Carson Palmer, of course, acquired in a trade with the Raiders after nine seasons (featuring varying degrees of statistical success) in Cincinnati and Oakland. Regardless of your opinion about Palmer's age or lack of wins, one thing that's almost certain is that, for the Cardinals, it really can't get any worse. We'll spare you a recap of last year's utter debacle at quarterback following Kevin Kolb's season...
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