Donovan McNabb Trade Carries Heavy Implications in NFC East

April 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

ESPN's Adam Schefter dropped a Philadelphia-size bomb on Sunday, when he reported that the Eagles traded away Donovan McNabb to the Redskins for the 37th overall pick in the 2010 draft plus a conditional third or fourth-round selection in next year's draft.
The shock waves will be felt in the NFC East for years to come.
The Eagles have been a top-10 passing offense three years strong. Can little-proven Kevin Kolb carry the torch?
Even considering that question, one more baffling for the Eagles and their fans is this: Why would they trade their franchise quarterback to a team within their division? McNabb must have learned the ins and outs of both the offense and defense during his tenure in Philadelphia.
If there's one bright spot in this trade, it's that the Eagles have done well in the draft over the past few years, picking up stars like DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, and LeSean McCoy. Needless to say, the Eagles better hope they hit a home run with the...

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