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April 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you've just woken up from a coma, the Philadelphia Eagles have traded away Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins. Now that the post-trade buzz that overshadowed baseball's opening day has slightly calmed down, it's time consider who really should have left.
Eagles fans are either jumping for joy or cursing the skies, but this trade was undoubtedly a good move for both teams. Mike Shanahan gets a six-time Pro-Bowler with a few years of productivity left to help him right the sails in Washington. Maybe Shanahan can do for McNabb what he did for John Elway late in his career.
Whether you consider this trade a sign of respect to McNabb by moving him to a team with the highest potential to win, or an insult considering they don't seem worried about meeting him twice a year, the risk of losing McNabb without some type of compensation forced their hand.
The two picks continue their youth movement and will possibly patch up the holes of...

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