A Call To Keep Jason Campbell a Washington Redskin

April 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Washington Redskins traded with the Philadelphia Eagles to acquire Donovan McNabb for a couple of draft picks, cynics pointed out the deal could basically end up being a one-year rental of the former Eagles quarterback.

McNabb, whose contract expires at the end of the season, will most likely not sign any contact extensions until the players and owners resolve their differences on the collective bargaining agreement at season's end. Most experts think a players strike is inevitable, something NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith has echoed.

If the players win the strike, things will become like Major League Baseball where the highest bidder secures the services of available players. There is no guarantee the Redskins would win a bidding war to retain the services of their newly-acquired quarterback.

This leaves Jason Campbell even more in flux. The 2009 starter, coming off his best season, was informed of the McNabb trade through the...

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