Why the Philadelphia Eagles Need to Deal Donovan McNabb to the Oakland Raiders

March 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It looks like Andy Reid has lost his battle to keep Donovan McNabb in Philadelphia for 2010 and beyond. This is evident because Philadelphia has dropped their asking price for McNabb from a first round pick and a player (which they allegedly told Seattle) to only a second rounder.
The big problem right now is that McNabb is refusing to agree to a contract extension after he is traded unless he goes to a contender. No one is going to give up a second rounder for one year with a player.
The problem is that most of the potential contenders either have QBs already, and those who don't have no interest in McNabb (i.e. Carolina, Denver, San Francisco).
McNabb wants to go to Arizona, where he has an offseason home and will certainly live once he retires from football. And oh yeah they have a good line, defense, and a great group of WRs to throw to, headlined by Larry Fitzgerald.
The problem is that Arizona wants to find out about Matt Leinart, in whom they've i...

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