Donovan McNabb Slights the City of Buffalo

April 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Donovan McNabb declined a trade and an offer of a contract extension to become a member of the Buffalo Bills, he heaped another pile of disappointment and disrespect upon the city of Buffalo. 
This city, despite having a faithful fan base who has not seen a playoff-worthy team since the heartbreaking "Music City Miracle" of a decade ago, has faced disrespect from NFL players time and again.
Look first to Willis McGahee, who the Bills risked a first-round pick on despite a devastating knee injury suffered in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl.  Even with the injury, fans waited patiently and hoped for the best from the young star. He responded by criticizing the city for its lack of party life and taking a shot at the local Applebee's.  Fans were so glad to see him traded that a local bar offered a cash-for-McGahee jersey deal to stock up on bar rags.
Buffalo took another risk this past season by giving the nomadic Terrell Owens a new home and perhaps one last chanc...

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