Calais Campbell contract: How much did Bills, Jets free agency target earn with Ravens?
Future Hall of Fame defensive end Calais Campbell earned $31,522,565 during his three-year spell as a member of the Baltimore Ravens. He was one of the Ravens’ best defenders and a menace to opposing teams’ offensive players. He appeared in 40 regular season games in his three-year spell with the Ravens.
Campbell was not just a defensive stud with the Baltimore Ravens. He was also a key leader in their locker room, maintaining the title of one of the most respected players in the league.
He also mentored younger players and provided excellent value for money during his spell with the Ravens. Unfortunately, he was released by the team on Mar. 13, 2023, as a cap casualty for the team in purple.
How much has Calais Campbell made in his NFL career?
Calais Campbell has made quite a fortune for himself during a 15-year NFL career. He has earned $134,591,393 in the league, making him one of the highest-earning defensive ends in history. Je has played for three teams during his time in the National Football League: the Arizona Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens.
He earned $58,068,828 during his nine-year stint with the Cardinals, which ended n 2017. After leaving the Cardinals, Campbell signed for the Jacksonville Jaguars, earning $45,000,000 over three seasons. He then joined the Ravens, where he racked up a total pay of $31,522,565 in three seasons.
Calais Campbell accolades: Tracing former Ravens star’s Pro Bowl-laden career
Calais Campbell played his college football for Miami State University, where he was an elite defensive prospect.
Following his college career, he was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals as the 50th overall pick of the 2008 NFL draft. He repaid the Cardinals’ faith in him by only missing six regular season games in nine years and becoming the best defender in the NFL. He represented the grit and grind era of the Cardinals and is a certified franchise legend.
He left the Cardinals in 2017 after they decided to lowball him on a contract offer. He joined the Jacksonville Jaguars on a four-year, $60 million contract that included $30 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $6 million.
Campbell was paid handsomely by the Jaguars, and he duly delivered. He played for the Jaguars for three full seasons and didn’t miss a regular season game. He was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Decade Team for the 2010s at the end of his last year in Jacksonville.
He was then traded to the Baltimore Ravens for a 2020 fifth-round pick initially acquired from the Atlanta Falcons. He adjusted to the new surroundings well and was named to the 2020 Pro Bowl. He had two more decent seasons with the Ravens before he was released during the 2023 NFL off-season.
So far in his career, Calais Campbell has been selected to six Pro Bowls, has a first-team All-Pro selection, two second-team All-Pro selections, a PFWA NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award (2017), an NFL 2010s All-Decade Team nod, and many more stellar individual honors. He will most likely go to the Hall of Fame.