Thanks To the Greatest Philadelphia Eagle Ever, Donovan McNabb

April 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It was Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 8:17 pm when I got a text message from my friend David.
“WOW!!! McNabb to the Skins,” is all it said.
I had heard the speculation from Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer on Twitter earlier in the week. I had resigned myself to the fact that the Eagles were bound and determined to trade the greatest quarterback in the team’s history, a borderline Hall of Famer who is eight months younger than Peyton Manning.
But to the Redskins?
In the division?
My initial reaction was anger. I was angry that they had traded him to a division rival. It just seemed to reek of unjustified arrogance, typical of Andy Reid.
They in essence said, “Not only are we gonna trade you, we’re gonna trade you in the division because we think you are done. Oh, we are going to say all the right things publicly, but internally, we think Kevin Kolb is better. And we will prove it.”
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