Jason Campbell: Mike Shanahan Hints at His Future With The Washington Redskins

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

At a press conference at the NFL combine, Mike Shanahan clarified (slightly) the future of Jason Campbell with the Washington Redskins.
Shanahan confirmed the Redskins would make a tender offer to Campbell. Basically, that means Campbell would either stick around for one more year with a contract of approximately $3.2 million, or another team would have to give up a first and third round pick to the Skins to sign him.
What can we read from this move?
Most importantly, it is probably a sign that Campbell does not figure into the long-term plans of the Redskins. If Shanahan had confidence in Campbell, he would have already moved to negotiate a multi-year contract.
Since the one-year tender will be made, Shanahan will more than likely draft a quarterback in April. Will it be in the first round? Nobody knows for certain until it happens.
Preliminary indications are that Shanahan would like to have Campbell...

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