More Random Thoughts and Notes Regarding The Donovan McNabb Trade

April 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I am going to have a hard time with McNabb as a Redskin, but the shock (for lack of a better word) has worn off. It makes me think of Green Bay trying to keep Favre out of a Vikings' uniform.
The result was the Packers receiving less than full value for Favre and he still landed in Minnesota.
I do think Donovan can do well in Washington if they afford him the offensive game-plan and surrounding cast that suits his skill set. He could easily bite the Eagles on the backside.
And if anybody can quickly rebuild the Redskins around a quarterback like McNabb, Shanahan is a prime candidate.
I still hope Donovan receives a well-deserved standing ovation when he is announced in Philly.
The Eagles Net Benefit
The draft pick acquired in the trade (37th overall) is as good as a mid-first round pick in most other draft classes. They really could not have done better and the terms of getting a third round pick in 2011 are favorable as well—McNabb must ...

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