Donovan McNabb To Washington: A Lifelong Redskins Fan’s Take

April 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Washington Redskins traded for former Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowl QB Donovan McNabb Sunday night.
The Redskins reportedly gave up the 37th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and a conditional third- or fourth-rounder in 2011 to acquire McNabb.
The deal makes sense for both teams from strictly a personnel standpoint.
Washington was in desperate need of an established NFL quarterback, and in McNabb, they now get an 11-year veteran who has led his teams to five NFC Championship games and one Super Bowl.
The Eagles, on the other hand, have a young potential star QB in Kevin Kolb and were looking to stock their cupboard with draft picks for the future while clearing out a spot for Kolb to start.
Mission accomplished on both ends.
One thing strikes me as odd about the trade, however.
Philadelphia was reportedly receiving offers from several teams around the league, including the Oakland Raiders, but chose instead to ship McNabb to a team within its own...

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