NFL: AP source: Redskins tender QB Jason Campbell
By JOSEPH WHITE
AP Sports Writer
WASHINGTON ó A person familiar with the decision says the Washington Redskins have put a first-round tender on restricted free agent quarterback Jason Campbell.
The tender is worth about $3.1 million, the person tmove means other teams would have to give up a first-round pick to sign Campbell.
New Redskins coach Mike Shanahan had said he would tender Campbell but hasnít committed to him as his starter.
Campbell has started 52 games in his five seasons with the Redskins. He has his best statistical season last year, but the team struggled and finished 4-12.
The Redskins are expected to announce their full slate of tender offers Thursday.