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NFL free agents: Arizona Cardinals sign S D.J. Campbell

Arizona adding some depth to the offseason roster.

John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals announced a player signing on Wednesday. Building up the 90-man offseason roster, they added safety D.J. Campbell

Campbell (6-0, 213) has played in nine career games (four starts) with Carolina and Miami after entering the league with the Panthers as a seventh round selection (216th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft out of California. As a rookie in Carolina, Campbell played in five games and made four starts, collecting 17 tackles and a pass defensed. After being released, he played in four games with the Dolphins in 2013 and had three tackles. Campbell spent the 2014 offseason with the 49ers until he was released on August 25.

He becomes the 73rd player on the roster right now, although once the new league year comes around, 14 players will be free agents.

What can we expect from Campbell?

Well, as we like to say in the offseason, he is probably a camp body.

The Cardinals are pretty set at safety. With Rashad Johnson, Tyrann Mathieu, Tony Jefferson and Deone Bucannon, at best one more safety could make the roster -- and that's at best. Any such player would have to be a solid special teams player. He wouldn't crack the rotation on defense.

That said, we never know what will happen between now and the regular season -- injuries, draft picks, salary cap casualties. Maybe he could be a guy they keep. We just don't know until months from now.