Beck inconsistent as Redskins top Buccaneers 29-24
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - John Beck turned in a spotty performance in his last chance to make a case for being the Washington Redskins' starting quarterback, completing 10 of 21 passes for 108 yards and an interception in a 29-24 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night.
Beck played the first half with the starting offensive line and backup running backs and receivers, while the Buccaneers gave all of their first-stringers the night off in the teams' final preseason game.
The Redskins' offense produced 10 points in Beck's eight series, but the touchdown and the field goal both came on short fields after the defense forced a turnover.
Beck and Rex Grossman have been battling for the No. 1 job all preseason, with coach Mike Shanahan calling the competition "very close." Grossman did not play Thursday.
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