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Gibbs: Skins weren't unfair to Campbell

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Joe Gibbs, who chose Jason Campbell in the first round of the 2005 draft, doesn’t feel that the Redskins’ front office mistreated the quarterback by trying to replace him twice during the offseason.

“If you’re a quarterback in the NFL, you’re going to go through some tough things,” Gibbs, the only coach to win Super Bowls with three passers: Joe Theismann, Doug Williams and Mark Rypien, said at a Dupont Circle signing for his new book, “Game Plan for Life.”

“If you can’t handle this kind of stuff, you’re in the wrong job. From what I’ve seen, Jason has handled it pretty good.”

— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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