- The Washington Times - Monday, September 15, 2008

UP-DOWNS

Jim Zorn – up

Numero uno for the new coach

Durant Brooks - Down

Punter botched a hold and booted a line drive to Bush

Santana Moss – up

Big game from a big-game player

Chris Horton – up

Surprise start for rookie safety produces surprising results

PLAYER OF THE GAME

Jason Campbell

The Redskins quarterback was spotty for the much of the game, but someone flipped a switch in the fourth quarter. Campbell was a different player entirely, leading Washington on a long touchdown drive and throwing a 67-yard pass to Santana Moss for the deciding score. Against a Saints defense missing several key players, Campbell completed 24 of 36 passes for 321 yards no interceptions.

PLAY OF THE GAME

Score: Saints 24, Redskins 22

Quarter: Fourth, 3:38 remaining

Situation: Redskins’ ball, first-and-10, Washington 33

The play: Anticipating a blitz, Campbell changed the play, took the snap and dropped back. Evading the rush, he spotted Moss, who had beaten rookie cornerback Tracy Porter on a basic fly pattern. Moss was wide open, the pass was perfect and the 67-yard play provided the Redskins with the winning score.

UP NEXT

Arizona Cardinals at Washington Redskins

When: Sunday, 1 p.m.

Where: FedEx Field

TV/radio: Chs. 5, 45, ESPN 980

Outlook: Both teams are feeling pretty good. After losing to the New York Giants in their opener, the Redskins (1-1) staged a big fourth-quarter comeback Sunday to beat the New Orleans Saints 29-24 as quarterback Jason Campbell passed for 321 yards. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are 2-0 for the first time since 1991 after thumping Miami 31-10.

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