Ups and Downs

Friday, December 7, 2007

Jason Campbell's first full season as the Redskins' starting quarterback has had many promising moments, but also a number of setbacks:

Aug. 18: Injured his left knee during a 12-10 preseason loss to the Steelers. An MRI exam a day later revealed nothing worse than a bruise.

Sept. 9: His first pass of the season was intercepted, but he rebounded to throw for 222 yards in a 16-13 overtime victory over the still-winless Dolphins.

Sept. 23: Completed fewer than half of his passes (16 of 34) as the Redskins lost, 24-17, to the Giants and fell to 2-1.

Oct. 7: Completed nearly 80 percent of his passes (23 of 29) for 248 yards and two TDs as the Redskins crushed the Lions, 34-3.

Oct. 28: Campbell fumbled three times as the Patriots dominated the Redskins, 52-7.

Nov. 11: The good news: He completed 23 of 34 passes, including three TDs. The bad news: With 2:33 remaining and the Redskins down by a point, he fumbled at the Washington 12-yard line, setting up Brian Westbrook's game-clinching touchdown run. Eagles won, 33-25.

Nov. 18: He set career highs in completions (33) attempts (54) and yards (348). But the Redskins lost to the Cowboys, 28-23.

Nov. 25: Campbell threw two interceptions and fumbled once, and the Redskins lost to the Bucs, 19-13.


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