first_img 0 Comments   Share   17You remember Campbell for being stout on defense, but he amassed 17 special teams tackles while in Arizona. In fact, the first of his two career Player of the Week awards came in Week 2 of 2009, for special teams.80At 6-foot-8, Campbell is 80 inches tall. We did the math for you, and it’s a lot. In fact, he was the tallest lineman ever to suit up for the Miami Hurricanes, and was the tallest defensive lineman in the 2008 draft.– / 14 But as they say, all good things must come to an end, and with Campbell’s run in Arizona reaching its conclusion, we felt it fit to take a look at his time with the Cardinals, By the Numbers:2Campbell’s 56.5 career sacks rank second all-time in franchise history, trailing Freddie Joe Nunn’s 66.Campbell was named a Pro Bowler two times, in 2014 and 2015.3The defensive lineman picked off three passes, though was infamously (and humurously) denied a touchdown on one in 2014 by Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.6Though known for his work on the defensive line, Campbell was a force on special teams, too, blocking six field goal attempts.Campbell was remarkably durable during his time in Arizona, missing a total of six games over nine seasons. His most significant injury came in 2014, when an illegal chop block from Julius Thomas resulted in an MCL injury. It ultimately cost Campbell two games.7With 8.5 sacks in 2017, Campbell extended his streak of consecutive seasons with at least six sacks to seven, which is a franchise-high for a defensive lineman.10Campbell produced 10 games with at least two sacks, with two of them (at SF, vs. NO) coming in 2016. Only Simeon Rice (15), Freddie Joe Nunn (13) and Curtis Greer (11) had more games with two or more sacks. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo With Calais Campbell’s decision to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars, an era has come to an end in Arizona.A second-round pick in 2008 out of Miami, Campbell was the second-longest tenured player on the Cardinals’ roster behind Larry Fitzgerald and easily one of the most important.Since taking on a starting role in 2009, Campbell has been one of the NFL’s more disruptive defensive linemen. His 6-foot-8, 300-pound frame makes him an imposing figure, and his personality made him a beloved figure in the locker room and community.center_img Arizona Cardinals’ Calais Campbell waves to reporters as he arrives for a news conference at the NFL football team’s training facility Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in Tempe, Ariz. The Cardinals are scheduled to face the Carolina Panthers in the NFC championship game Sunday in Charlotte. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img

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