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Redskins Came Close To Trading For QB Jay Cutler In 2009

Former Redskins’ VP of Football Operations, Vinny Cerrato, recently discussed the team’s pursuit of then-Broncos QB Jay Cutler back in 2009. At the time, Denver had just hired Josh McDaniels as their new head coach and Cutler made it clear that he wanted out. Former Broncos HC Mike Shanahan was considered the favorite ...

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Andy Reid Bringing Donovan McNabb With Him To Arizona?

ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio mentioned that there’s actually a chance that Andy Reid could look to sign QB Donovan McNabb as a backup if he does in fact become the next head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. “Reid had to be talked into trading McNabb to Washington by the General Manager, Howie ...

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Donovan McNabb Still Looking To Continue Career

When we last saw QB Donovan McNabb, he had been released by Minnesota after starting six games for them last season before rookie QB Christian Ponder took over. Now he is a 35-year-old free agent who still has not caught on with a new team. The experience in Minnesota, the time ...

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Donovan McNabb Still Undecided About His Retirement

Free agent QB Donovan McNabb mentioned over the weekend that he’s still undecided about whether or not he’ll be retiring at some point in the near future. There’s been no interest in McNabb throughout the offseason and the fact team’s that teams with a need at quarterback have already addressed ...

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Donovan McNabb Will Only Cost The Vikings One Sixth-Round Pick

Tom Pelissero ESPN 1500 Twin Cities reports that a league has mentioned that former Vikings QB Donovan McNabb didn’t meet the “minimum playtime threshold” last season which means that they will not have to send their 2013 sixth-round pick to the Washington Redskins for him. McNabb wound up playing 33.6% of the team’s ...

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Eagles Plan To Shop WR DeSean Jackson?

Adam Caplan of the Sideline View mentions that the Philadelphia Eagles may shop WR DeSean Jackson around after applying their franchise tag on him. Others such as NFL.com’s Jason La Canfora have echoed this idea in past weeks. The Eagles have said that they would like to retain Jackson publicly ...

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Donovan McNabb Not Planning On Retiring

Donovan McNabb, 35, has no plans to retire despite being released by two NFL team’s in the last two years. “I see three teams in the NFL, right now, that I feel like I can add a little bit of flavor to,” McNabb said, via NFL.com. “I won’t mention those ...

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Would The Vikings Trade Christian Ponder?

It was widely assumed that Donovan McNabb wouldn’t make it the entire 2011 season as the Vikings starting quarterback and that proved to be the case. But Joe Webb has forced his way into the discussion in recent weeks as he’s clearly out performed rookie Christian Ponder. Bob Sansevere of the ...

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Bears Considering Favre & McNabb?

John Mullin of CSN Chicago first reported that the Chicago Bears will discuss the idea of signing Donovan McNabb today. Bears head coach Lovie Smith shot that idea down this afternoon by mentioning that they plan on sticking with the two quarterbacks that are currently on their roster. “That’s our group. We’re going ...

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Donovan McNabb Goes Unclaimed

Multiple reports have come out that former Vikings QB Donovan McNabb has passed through waivers without any team placing a claim on him. This is an obvious indication that NFL teams prefer other options to McNabb and the media that he would bring to their team. It was believed that the ...

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Vikings Will Cut QB Donovan McNabb

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Minnesota Vikings will be releasing QB Donovan McNabb later today. McNabb will have to go through waivers before he can sign with a team of his choosing and that doesn’t appear to be likely considering that there are a few teams in need of ...

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Donovan McNabb’s Future In The NFL

Following Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier‘s decision to bench Donovan McNabb in favor of rookie QB Christian Ponder, there has been a lot speculation that this could be the last time we see McNabb as the starting quarterback for an NFL team. ESPN’s Adam Schefter writes that McNabb‘s career ...

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Donovan McNabb’s Future In The NFL

Now that Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has made the decision to start Christian Ponder over Donovan McNabb, the speculation can begin as to whether or not McNabb will request to be released or possibly even retire. Yesterday Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk makes the case for McNabb to ask for his release ...

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Vikings Bench Donovan McNabb, Will Start Christian Ponder

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier announced that the Christian Ponder will take over the teams starting quarterback job, per Jason La Canfora. McNabb didn’t exactly play poorly in Sunday’s blowout loss to the Bears but he certainly didn’t do enough to keep the job. Ponder showed some decent pocket ...

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Christian Ponder Taking Over In Minnesota?

The Minnesota Vikings were beaten pretty bad last night by the Chicago Bears but the big news from Sunday nights game was that Christian Ponder was brought in to replace Donovan McNabb. What’s interesting is that the team was losing because of Donvoan who passed for 177 yards on 19 ...

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QB Change Still Possible For Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings finally finished off an opponent and came out with a win yesterday but the only issue is that the win had more to do with Adrian Peterson‘s 122 yard, three touchdown performance than what Donovan McNabb was able to do. McNabb did finished the game 10-of-21 for 169 yards and ran for ...

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Vikings Still Sticking With Donovan McNabb

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier continued to support QB Donovan McNabb during Monday’s press conference despite being 0-4 on the season. “We’re not at a point where we’re making a quarterback change,” said Frazier, per  Tom Pelissero. “We’ll go back and look at this tape, look at every position and ...

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Vikings Nearing A Change At QB?

As Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Radio point out, the Minnesota Vikings have outscored their opponents in the first half of game 54-7 but have managed to do a complete 180 in the second halves as they’ve been outscored 67-6. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier continues to reiterate that Donovan McNabb will be the teams ...

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