Blockbuster Trade: What Does Donovan McNabb to the Redskins Mean?

April 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb being dealt to the Washington Redskins for a second-round pick in 2010 and a third- or fourth-rounder in 2011, the order in the NFC East has been thrown out of balance.
Washington had seemingly settled into preparing for the future this offseason. They had stayed relatively quiet, making a few low-profile moves to bolster some of the weaker spots on the roster.
However, Washington wasn't kidding when they announced that the "future is now" earlier this year. The McNabb trade proves that.
"I'm excited as ever," said Redskins WR Devin Thomas. "Everyone knows what he's capable of doing. He brings that athletic ability to quarterback; making plays on the run and breaking tackles and keeping plays alive. He gives you opportunities if they have good coverage, you can make something out of it and he throws it deep. Man, it's funny because playing against him the last couple years you're amazed at what he can do. Now the fact that he's ...

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