Too Early for the Minnesota Vikings and Donovan McNabb to Hook-Up

March 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a Vikes fan, at face value it's nice to hear that a great QB like the Eagles' Donovan McNabb would express privately that if traded, his first choice would be to reconnect with his old OC Brad Childress in Minnesota.

Unfortunately, it won't happen. Not this year. 

For the Vikings, it would be like pursuing a serious relationship with your ex-wife while being married.

Reports of Brett Favre's demise are premature. Even if the chances of him returning for the final season of his two-year deal were low (they're not), that's still a chance that acquiring McNabb would force the Vikes to carry a backup QB making $11M. In addition to Favre's $13M this year.

That's a situation that only a fantasy football league GM would be okay with. Real football GMs, though, have to worry about their jobs.

Not to mention, more of a good thing isn't always better. Maybe Mike Lynn, the man who engineered the trade for Herschel Walker, had sufficient powers of persua...

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