Report: Veteran QB Jason Campbell plans to retire

Monday June 15th, 2015

Quarterback Jason Campbell plans to retire, reports NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

Campbell, 33, appeared in four games with the Cincinnati Bengals last season after previous stints with the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins.

He reportedly rejected "multiple opportunities" to sign a contract for the 2015 season.

This offseason Cincinnati signed quarterbacks Josh Johnson and Terrelle Pryor. If Campbell retires, A.J. McCarron likely will be considered the favorite to backup Andy Dalton this season.

Over nine seasons, Campbell completed 60.3 percent of his passes for 16,771 yards with 87 touchdowns and 60 interceptions.

He was selected in the first round of the 2005 draft out of Auburn.

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