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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 9:46 pm    Post subject: Former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb announces his retirement Reply with quote

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McNabb confirmed Monday on his radio show on NBC Sports Radio that he will be retiring as an Eagle in September. He said the team has suggested doing it on the 19th when Reid, the man who selected him with the second overall pick in the 1999 draft, will be there. The Eagles have not yet made an official announcement, and did not return a message asking for a comment.


http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/dneagles/207299311.html


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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This hadn't happened already? Confused
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jetsman82 wrote:
This hadn't happened already? Confused


He was holding hope a team would want him.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 10:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think it was more he didn't want to make it formal until he know there was no longer interest in him.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 11:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was hoping it was from TV.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 11:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jetsman82 wrote:
This hadn't happened already? Confused


Allen Iverson hasn't retired
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Such a goofball. Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 12:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wish him well!

He wasn't much of a QB during his older years, but he was awesome for Reid back in the day.

and he was a very good man too. Hope he enjoys life after football!
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 1:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Such a goofball. Laughing


he played with DeSean? I don't remember...
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 1:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought he retired last year?

Also...

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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 5:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I feel he was put in an unfortunate environment in his career. He wasn't given much because I feel like he could have been HOF material. The way the fans and media portrayed his reputation was so off base and unfair. Yet, he took it like a man and played through it all. One of the toughest and strongest QBs I've seen in my time.
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 6:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

FG21_PW52 wrote:
DirtyDez wrote:


Such a goofball. Laughing


he played with DeSean? I don't remember...


Yeah in his last year with Philly, when DeSean was a rookie.
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 7:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

He wasn't already Confused
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 7:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thought he was retired already. That said, Mcnabb had a good career, all the best to him in retirement.
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Living in south Jersey, I watched a lot of him over the years. Say what you want about him, but he was flat out special in his prime. There was a time where he was in the discussion of being a Top 3 QB. Would've been nice to see how good he could've been without all the early injuries. Easily the best Quarterback to ever play for the Eagles. While he seemed a bit whiny in Washington (probably due to frustration about his declining skills), he was always a class act in Philadelphia.

Good luck in retirement, Donovan.
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