Andy Reid Makes McNabb Fan Remove Redskins Jersey

August 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tim McManus of Philadelphia Sports Daily is reporting that a fan by the name of Jim Devlin was asked to remove his brand new Donovan McNabb Redskins Jersey by security at the Philadelphia Eagles' practice yesterday.
The guards told him it was at the request of head coach Andy Reid.
Devlin told McManus that he wore the jersey to the practice and to a Phillies' game to make a statement about the Eagles trading away their Pro-Bowl quarterback.
Was it wrong of Reid to want the fan to take the jersey off (which he did)?
I tend to think so, mostly because this is a free country, and all the guy did was wear another team's jersey—not much harm in that.
Was the fan bright to wear the jersey?
Hell no he wasn't. You couldn't pay me enough money to wear a division rival's jersey to an Eagles' practice, let alone anywhere in the City of Brotherly Love.
However, I do kind of get what Devlin was trying to say.
The Eagles traded away McNabb (to a division...

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