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Mel Kiper: Johnny Manziel The Consensus No. 1 QB & Other Kiper Notes

Mel Kiper: Johnny Manziel The Consensus No. 1 QB & Other Kiper Notes

ESPN’s Mel Kiper took part in a conference call on Thursday to discuss all things draft related two weeks before the NFL Scouting Combine. Without a doubt, the most buzz worthy comment from Kiper was that Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is the “consensus No. 1 quarterback” around the league right now. “For Cleveland, to [...]

February 6, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears, Bills, Browns, Chiefs, Jaguars, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Rams, Steelers, Texans 0

Andy Reid Bringing Donovan McNabb With Him To Arizona?

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 Roseman, kicking and screaming,” Paolantonio [...]

January 2, 2013 Nate Bouda Cardinals 0

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 8/15

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 8/15

NFL Donovan McNabb is still willing to return to the NFL “if the right team called.” (CBSSports.com) Bengals WR’s Armon Binns and Brandon Tate are expected to be the Bengals “2A and 2B” options this year. (Bengals.com) Broncos Broncos DL Jason Hunter will miss at least two months after he torn a triceps muscle on Tuesday. [...]

August 15, 2012 Nate Bouda Bengals, Broncos, Chiefs, Cowboys, Dolphins, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Patriots, Rams, Ravens, Titans 0

Donovan McNabb Believes He Has An 80-To-90% Of Playing This Season

Donovan McNabb Believes He Has An 80-To-90% Of Playing This Season

According to Pro Football Talk, veteran QB and current free agent Donovan McNabb believes there’s an 80-to-90 percent chance of his playing for an NFL team this season. McNabb, 36, has been rather optimistic throughout the offseason, despite the fact that he’s drawn no interest to this point. He adds that there are ”about three teams that I’m [...]

June 30, 2012 Nate Bouda NFL Rumors 0

News & Rumors Friday 6/29

News & Rumors Friday 6/29

 49ers OLB Aldon Smith have been working to expand his versatility this offseason. (CSN Bay Area) 49ers think A.J. Jenkins needs time in an NFL conditioning program to develop the strength needed to become a more physical player. (ESPN) Browns The holdup on Brandon Weeden’s contract is because he’s looking for a a fully guaranteed [...]

June 30, 2012 Joe Garcia 49ers, Browns, Cowboys, Eagles, Falcons, Lions, Patriots, Ravens, Vikings 0

Donovan McNabb Has Lost “15 to 20 Pounds” In Hopes Of Securing A Job

Donovan McNabb Has Lost “15 to 20 Pounds” In Hopes Of Securing A Job

Free agent QB Donovan McNabb joined SportsCenter this morning and mentioned that he’s lost “15 to 20 pounds” in recent weeks while working with quarterbacks’ coach George Whitfield. McNabb has been in terrible shape in recent year’s, so it makes sense for him to start there before actively trying to find a job in the [...]

May 14, 2012 Nate Bouda NFL Rumors 0

Donovan McNabb Still Looking To Continue Career

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 off, and his age have [...]

May 5, 2012 Dan Kornhauser NFL Rumors 0

Donovan McNabb Still Undecided About His Retirement

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 them in the draft, leaves [...]

April 30, 2012 Nate Bouda NFL Rumors 0

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

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 snaps in 2012 which was [...]

February 25, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 1

Eagles Plan To Shop WR DeSean Jackson?

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 but that doesn’t mean that [...]

February 8, 2012 Nate Bouda Eagles 1

Donovan McNabb Not Planning On Retiring

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 teams. But, if the phone [...]

February 2, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 3

Would The Vikings Trade Christian Ponder?

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 Pioneer Press writes that this quarterback [...]

December 28, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Bears Considering Favre & McNabb?

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 to make improvements. We’re not [...]

December 5, 2011 Nate Bouda Bears 0

Donovan McNabb Goes Unclaimed

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 Bears and Texans may have [...]

December 2, 2011 Nate Bouda Bears, Texans, Vikings 0

Vikings Will Cut QB Donovan McNabb

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 a quarterback. Right now the [...]

December 1, 2011 Nate Bouda Bears, Colts, Texans, Vikings 0

Donovan McNabb’s Future In The NFL

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 could be coming to an [...]

October 21, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Donovan McNabb’s Future In The NFL

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 from the team if another [...]

October 19, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Vikings Bench Donovan McNabb, Will Start Christian Ponder

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 presence and mobility but his [...]

October 18, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Christian Ponder Taking Over In Minnesota?

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 of his 24 passes but [...]

October 17, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

QB Change Still Possible For Minnesota

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 a touchdown but has turned [...]

October 10, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Vikings Still Sticking With Donovan McNabb

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 see what we can do [...]

October 3, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0