Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/14/12
After Chicago Bears' quarterback Jay Cutler went down with a concussion against the Houston Texans on Sunday Night Football, 1st year Chicago Bear Jason Campbell will take the reins as the starter on Monday night against the stout San Francisco 49ers’ secondary.While Jason Campbell is no Jay Cutler, he isn't quite the basket case Chicago fans might think at first glance. In 2009, Campbell had the best season of his career, posting a 64.5% completion rating, while also throwing for 3,618 yards and 20 touchdowns.Campbell posted a mediocre 95 passing yards on 19 pass attempts in a loss against the number one Houston Texans. Considering the conditions that Campbell was put in, he could have done much worse. Campbell out performed fellow quarterback Jay Cutler, and arguably beat out Matt Schaub.Campbell got almost as many passing yards as a player who played a whole game, doubled his team's actual starter's total, and threw no picks, all while coming in cold off the bench in the driving ...
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