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Eagles' Sproles inactive, Cards' Campbell active

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Philadelphia running back Darren Sproles is inactive and Arizona defensive end Calais Campbell is active for Sunday's game between the Eagles and Cardinals. Sproles was limited in practice last week after spraining his MCL in Philadelphia's 27-0 win over the New York Giants on Oct. 12. Campbell had missed two games after his MCL was strained in a chop...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Report: John Brown, Calais Campbell Andre Ellington

This Sunday afternoon, the Arizona Cardinals will host the Philadephia Eagles at 4:05 EST. In the battle of the birds, Arizona has some big names with injuries including WR John Brown (ankle), DE Calais Campbell (knee) and starting RB Andre Ellington (foot). According to the Cardinals official injury report, rookie wide receiver John Brown (ankle), running back Andre Ellington (foot...
Via Sports Injury Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cardinals, Patriots, Saints, Seahawks, Titans

Cardinals DE Calais Campbell was optimistic that he could play in Week 8, but said he’ll leave it up to coaches. (Darren Urban) Patriots Patriots sign LB Ja’Gared Davis and WR Jonathan Krause to their practice squad. DE Chandler Jones has been ruled out for Sunday’s game. (Ben Volin) Saints RB Khiry Robinson and RB Pierre Thomas are both out for Week 8’s game. TE Jimmy...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Campbell still waiting for call from Broncos' Thomas

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell is still waiting to hear from Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas. "One of my teammates said he talked to him after the game and said he wanted to send a message, but he could get my number if he wanted to," Campbell said Wednesday in the Cardinals locker room. "Never before have I been blocked like that. I...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Calais Campbell upset over chop block

The Arizona Cardinals have been plagued by injuries and misfortune all season long. It didn't get any better last Sunday vs. Denver when Calais Campbell was injured on a chop block by Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas. The play upset a lot of people around the league, but especially and obviously Calais Campbell.  #456345490 / gettyimages.com"It was a situation that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Thomas gets fined by NFL for his chop block on Calais Campbell

On Sunday Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas laid a chop block on Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell. After the game Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians called it the dirtiest play he’s ever seen in his 37 years of coaching. Here’s a look at what Thomas did: While it won’t fix Campbell’s knee, justice was served today. According to Adam Schefter, the NFL has...
Via cover32 - Broncos
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Drew Stanton, Calais Campbell, Patrick Peterson, Troy Niklas

The Arizona Cardinals lost to the Denver Broncos in Week 5, and they also came out of the game with injuries to multiple key players.Cardinals' head coach Bruce Arians called the chop block that injured Calais Campbell "the dirtiest play I've ever seen", and the defensive end is expected to miss 3-4 weeks with a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Thomas: Chop block on Campbell wasn't intentional

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Julius Thomas said Monday that he never intended to hurt Calais Campbell despite Arizona coach Bruce Arians calling the Pro Bowl tight end's chop block the "dirtiest play I've ever seen" in 37 years in the NFL. Thomas said he and tackle Ryan Clady would never try to hurt anyone and the play Sunday that sent Arizona's star defensive end out...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians: NFL Should Suspend Players who Cause Injuries

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians isn’t exactly holding back after Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas laid an illegal block on Calais Campbell this past Sunday. First off, Arians called the block the dirtiest play he has seen since he’s been in the league (via NFL.com). That was the dirtiest play I’ve seen in 37 years,” Arians said, calling it a “premeditated...
Via Sportsnaut
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

A Fast Way To Get Fired

Jackson DeVille, the team mascot shown here, reportedly scrawled that sign during the fourth quarter of the Pittsburgh-Jacksonville game. He hasn’t been fired yet but the matter is being handled internally according to media reports. We’re surprised the mascot hasn’t been put to sleep yet for doing that. The Cardinals mascot would never do that. You may also be interested in...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Thomas Must Be Suspended For Cheap Shot on Calais Campbell

The dirtiest play of the 2014 NFL season took place in Week 5 at Mile High Stadium. Denver tight end Julius Thomas took out defensive end Calais Campbell with a blatant chop block just a minute and 30 seconds into the second half.Left tackle Ryan Clady was charged with a 15-yard penalty on the play, but it was Thomas, not Clady, that did the damage. The penalty nullified a 77-yard...
Via Football Nation
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Was this Broncos chop block on Calais Campbell a dirty play?

The Denver Broncos roughed up the Arizona Cardinals yesterday in just about every way that you can imagine. Peyton Manning threw for 479 yards, 226 of which went to Demayrius Thomas despite his being covered by one of the best shutdown corners in the league in Antonio Cromartie. Arizona also couldn’t get anything going on the ground – they averaged just 1.9 yards per carry. Worst...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL says Julius Thomas' hit on Cardinals' Calais Campbell was illegal

Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians was livid after his team’s loss to the Broncos on Sunday because of a block that he called “dirtiest play I've ever seen in the National Football League,” and now the NFL has weighed in. According to USA Today, NFL spokesman Michael Signora in an email said that the block tight end Julius Thomas landed on defensive end Calais Campbell was...
Via Fox Sports
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Arizona Cardinals are not happy about the chop block that injured Calais Campbell

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians was not a happy man after yesterday’s game against the Denver Broncos. The Broncos gave the Cardinals their first loss of the season, but there was a separate issue that had the team’s attention. Broncos TE Julius Thomas went in low on Cardinals DE Calais Campbell after he was already engaged with a lineman. Thomas was flagged for the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians calls Thomas’ chop block ‘dirtiest play’ he's seen

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has been around the game of football for a long time, so he’s likely seen his fair share of dirty plays. So it’s saying something that Arians didn’t hesitate to declare Broncos tight end Julius Thomas’ chop block on Cardinals defensive lineman Calais Campbell the dirtiest he’s ever seen. Thomas caught Campbell with a low hit in...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Julius Thomas put a cheap shot on Calais Campbell? (video)

Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell suffered a MCL sprain in his right knee after receiving a chop block from Broncos TE Julius Thomas in Sunday's Cardinals-Broncos game. Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is not happy about it.Cardinals HC Bruce Arians called Julius Thomas' chop block on Denver South grad Calais Campbell "dirtiest play...
Via The Sports Daily
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona-Denver Reaction on Twitter: Let’s Talk Chop Block

So let’s dive right into this game on Twitter. There were a lot of key plays and a ton of emotion. First up, Calais Campbell gets injured on the chop block. This **** isn’t okay: http://t.co/dI0CPR3H9Q — Cian O’Fathaigh (@Cianaf) October 6, 2014 This play led to Arizona head coach Bruce Arians calling it the dirtiest play he’s seen in 37 years. According to Gregg Rosenthal...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Calais Campbell injury from chop block has Cardinals fuming

The Arizona Cardinals are fuming over a chop block by the Denver Broncos that left defensive lineman Calais Campbell with a knee injury that could keep him out 2-4 weeks. Julius Thomas went right at Campbell’s right knee with a chop block while Ryan Clady blocked Campbell up high on the play, which occurred early...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald: Chop block on Calais Campbell was “bull****”

Following the Cardinals 41-20 loss to the Denver Broncos, the Cardinals locker room was livid. What they were livid about was not the score, though. Cardinals star defensive end Calais Campbell was taken out by a chop block from Broncos tight end Julius Thomas. Bruce Arians called it the dirtiest play he had seen in 37 years of coaching. Larry Fitzgerald may have been the most upset...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald has some strong views on Calais Campbell chop block

Following the Cardinals 41-20 loss to the Denver Broncos, the Cardinals locker room was livid. What they were livid about was not the score, though. Cardinals star defensive end Calais Campbell was taken out by a chop block from Broncos tight end Julius Thomas. Bruce Arians called it the dirtiest play he had seen in 37 years of coaching. Larry Fitzgerald may have been the most upset...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

'Underrated' Campbell would love more recognition

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians calls Calais Campbell one of the most underrated players in the NFL. It's a description the big defensive end doesn't really like. An imposing 6-foot-8 and 300 pounds, Campbell says he simply wants to be ''the best in the game.'' He already is one of the best at his position. Yet he has never made...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Training Camp Preview: Defensive Line

The strength of the Arizona Cardinals is the defense and the line is a key to it. As the Cardinals open training camp at the end of the week, they can rest easy knowing they have a solid foundation on the defensive line. STARTERS This is an easy group to look at with Calais Campbell, Dan Williams and Darnell Dockett on the front line. All three are healthy and major disruptive forces...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former D-backs, Cards' Campbell to serve as guest analysts

Starting tonight, "Diamondbacks Live" pregame and postgame shows will feature guest analysts for each of the five games being televised during this homestand against the Cubs and Tigers. Guest analysts include former D-backs players Andy Stankiewicz, Kelly Stinnett, Junior Spivey and Doug Davis and Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell. "Diamondbacks Live...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Calais Campbell says Seahawks were lucky that Cardinals missed playoffs

Life is hard in the NFC West. So hard that playing four games over .500 may not be good enough to get you to the playoffs. That’s exactly what happened to the Arizona Cardinals in the 2013 season. Despite finishing with a 10-6 record Arizona could not qualify for the postseason thanks to the Seahawks and 49ers finishing higher in the division standings. Arizona played Seattle as...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Calais Campbell believes the Cardinals still have a top defense

USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Cardinals had a pretty impressive season in 2013 under new head coach Bruce Arians.  The team finished with a 10-6 record and barely missed the playoffs.  The biggest bright spot however was the defense. Bruce Arians decided to release Ray Horton from his role as the teams defensive coordinator, a role he had held for two years under previous head coach...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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