Donovan McNabb Gets Benched: My Thoughts on this Strange Story

November 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Confession 1:  I'm a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles Fan. Yes, I not only remember all the way back to the Vermeil years, but also the five or so drought years before that almost -golden era.
Confession 2-A:  I've been a huge Donovan McNabb fan (that once was popular to be in Philly...before late 2006 or so) since he joined the Eagles in 1999, and have bled Kelly/midnight green ever since guys like Mike Boryla were under center.
Confession 2-B:  This was going to be a difficult NFL season for me, once McNabb got traded to the Redskins, and I have done the hitherto unthinkable by becoming a Skins fan this year.
The other reason for my defection: I just can't quite wrap my head around the idea of Michael Vick as my team's QB, although I rooted for him at Virginia Tech, liked his early years in Atlanta, and realize that he did pay for his crime (well, one of them).
So, it was surreal to root for the Skins when McNabb returned to the Linc on Oct. 3, and it w...

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