Donovan McNabb: Why the 49ers Would Be Crazy Not to Pull the Trigger

March 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Earlier this offseason, I wrote an article stating that upgrading the quarterback position wasn’t necessary for the San Francisco 49ers.
However, that piece was written before the Philadelphia Eagles confirmed they were looking to shop star quarterback Donovan McNabb.
Recent reports suggest the Eagles may not be expecting much more than a second- or third-round draft choice in return. And yet it feels as if the 49ers aren’t one of the main teams interested in his services.
Because Alex Smith and David Carr are so much better?
As I’ve stated in the past, giving Smith a second chance to prove his abilities under the same offensive system for two straight seasons was an understandable route for the 49ers.
But after dishing out six million dollars to Carr to be a “backup,” the 49ers obviously don’t have much faith in Smith’s capabilities moving forward.
And with McNabb on the market at a bargain price, the 49ers should...

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