Oakland Raiders: Why Trading for Donovan McNabb Is a Bad Idea

March 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Lately, there is a lot of talk among Raider fans of the possibility of us landing veteran QB Donovan McNabb in a trade.
He would be an instant upgrade at QB over JaMarcus Russell and Bruce Gradkowski. But at what cost and is it worth it?
I say no way.
Along with the Raiders there are other teams who have inquired about Donovan: the SeaHawks, the Rams, the Bills, and likely a few others. With multiple bidders, only the team willing to give up the most will land him. And currently, with the Raiders team full of holes on offense and defense, and already down a 2011 first-round draft pick, they are not in a position to give up much in a trade.
The Eagles are said to be asking for at least a first rounder.
But allegedly the Eagles came to an agreement with the Rams already. The Eagles are allegedly willing to send McNabb to St. Louis for a second rounder (33rd overall) and a player. A second rounder that might as well be a late first rounder.
Only one problem...

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