Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE
Jason Campbell made the start for Jay Cutler on Monday and following the game, called it his worst nightmare.
On Monday, Jason Campbell made the start at quarterback for the Chicago Bears in place of Jay Cutler. After the game, how do you think he was feeling mentally? As noted by the Washington Post, Campbell described the game as "the worst nightmare." He also went on to say that it was definitely one of the toughest games he's been involved in in his career.
It certainly was tough for him, as 49ers second-year linebacker Aldon Smith can attest. Smith racked up 5 1/2 sacks on the day, and took the NFL lead in that department with 15 on the season. Campbell was sacked six times altogether. It was mostly expected though, given how much the offensive line has struggled to pass protect this season.
Knowing didn't make it any easier for Campbell, who completed 14 of 22 passes for just 107 yards and a touchdown, while throwing two interceptions. The lone touchdown was a toss to Brandon Marshall, who used his size to get above Chris Culliver for the grab.