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first_img“This time of year, it doesn’t matter at all,” he said. “I just want to win games and get to the playoffs, but when the offseason comes, you start thinking about what you did during the season and it’s always nice to get rewarded for your efforts.“But to tell you the truth, I just want to win games and try to get my team into the playoffs and have the best seed so we can make our chances a lot better.”The Pro Bowl will be held at the site of Super Bowl XLIX, University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, the home of the Cardinals. Campbell says he’d love nothing more than to say “thanks, but no thanks” to an invitation.“My goal is to get invited to the Pro Bowl and then turn it down because I’m playing in the Super Bowl,” Campbell said. “That’s the best case scenario for me.” Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Your browser does not support the audio element. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact LISTEN: Calais Campbell – Cardinals defensive end 0 Comments   Share   Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell was a dominant force at CenturyLink Field Sunday.The eight-year veteran had a career-high three sacks, but the Cardinals fell to the Seattle Seahawks 19-3.Monday, Campbell’s head coach complimented him and challenged him.“Calais played his normal game, but he can play better,” Bruce Arians told the media. “He had potential for a five-sack day. Three sacks are nice when it comes to stats, but he’s a better player than that.” When asked if Campbell was possibly still feeling the effects of a knee brace he’s wearing after suffering an injury earlier in the year against Denver, Arians was once again very clear.“No. He can just play better. He can sack the damn guy when he’s got him. The brace doesn’t got a damn thing to do with it. He can play better, he’s a dominant player.”Strong words, no doubt. But what does Campbell himself think?“It’s true,” Campbell told Doug and Wolf Tuesday on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. “He expects more out of me because I can do more. I left too many plays out there on the field. Statistically, I had a great game, sure. But personally, I know there were several more plays I could have made but I didn’t. “I have higher standards for myself, and I’m glad that Coach sees it the same way.”Campbell has six sacks on the season, with five coming in the last three games. His production and leadership have been counted on by the coaching staff of a team that has been decimated by injuries, free agent departures and suspensions — especially on the defensive side of the ball.The former Miami Hurricane has never made the Pro Bowl in his career, but could be on track for his first invitation this season. But, Campbell couldn’t care less about that — not with his team at 9-2 and sitting atop the NFC West. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelolast_img

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