Redskins' role reversal easy

Veteran Brunell facilitates Campbell's ascension to starting quarterback

November 23, 2006|By Don Markus | Don Markus,Sun reporter

ASHBURN, Va. -- For the first nine games of the 2006 season, the quarterback meetings for the Washington Redskins were focused as much on starter Mark Brunell mastering the team's new offense as on what might be in store from opposing defenses.

With a quarterback who already had played 13 seasons in the NFL, and had been through the NFC East 2 1/2 times while in Washington, there was little that quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor or the team's two other quarterbacks, Todd Collins and Jason Campbell, could offer that Brunell hadn't seen before.

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