Brian Murphy posted an entry where he debated who is to blame for the offensive struggles: The OLine or Campbell?
One one side there is this mentality:
"Frankly, as often as Campbell may take a quick hit, he takes a late hit for not getting the ball out on time!"
Then there's the other side, led by Sonny Jurgensen:
"The Redskins could have Peyton Manning back there and it wouldn't matter behind THAT offensive line!"
But perhaps the most ALARMING news, which is evident Mr. Snyder is still running the show:
We bring this debate up because we also learned some interesting news this past weekend. It seems owner Daniel Snyder has been a busy man these days. Two weeks ago, he was apparently on the sidelines of a Notre Dame practice, watching Fighting Irish quarterback Jimmy Clausen in action. This past weekend, while in Texas for the Cowboys game, Snyder attended the University of Texas' thrashing of Kansas 51-20. Word is he was there to evaluate Heisman hopeful Colt McCoy.
So it's pretty clear Jason's time with the Redskins is over. It's only fitting that as he spent his whole off-season dealing with getting replaced, he now has to deal with it during the regular season (as he is on pace to put up back-to-back 3000 yard seasons).
Discussing Campbell at this point for me is like discussing politics: after 3 hours of bickering you end the conversation in the same place you started it. Campbell clearly misses open WRs and fails to make plays he should, which understandably stems from not trusting the patch work Oline. Regardless, a QB is measured by wins and JC is not getting the job done. The frustrating thing is that a drafted QB won't either. How is a rookie who had all day to pass in college going to adjust to the pros with these journerymen?
Charley Casserly made an interesting point when he was GM of the Texans. He knew they would never win anything with Peyton Manning in his division and no pass rusher to hurry him. Enter Mario Williams (over the easy pick Reggie Bush). Same goes for the Redskins. The Burgundy & Gold's 3 NFC East foes are all arguably top 5 defensive lines. The Redskins need to address this.