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McNabb doesn’t sound ready to retire

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Former Vikings, Redskins, and Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb drew little to no interest after Minnesota waived him on December 1. During a Wednesday interview on NFL Network’s Super Bowl Live, however, McNabb indicated that he intends to keep playing football.

I see three teams in the NFL, right now, that I feel like I can add a little bit of flavor to it from what they have,” McNabb said.  “I won’t mention those teams. But, if the phone rings, there will be a lot of decisions to make on that.”

McNabb’s “if the phone rings” statement confirms that the phone hasn’t rung. He’s going to have to be open to a backup job as a 2012 free agent, likely for the NFL’s minimum salary.

McNabb did say he’d be satisfied if his career were over at age 35.

“A lot of people take a lot of things from this game,” he said. “They take away a Super Bowl ring, they take away an opportunity to play with Hall of Fame players. When I walk away from the game, I take a little bit of everything.”

(Except a ring.)

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109 Responses to “McNabb doesn’t sound ready to retire”
  1. coleman121280 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:18 PM

    Why not? I’m sure Leslie Frazier will bring him back since all he does is hire old friends with no talent.

  2. christhefish says: Feb 1, 2012 9:19 PM

    … Rush Limbaugh was right!

  3. 50milessouthofdetroit says: Feb 1, 2012 9:20 PM

    that’s funny. the last time i saw him play, he looked ready to retire

  4. porkchop717 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:20 PM

    You already played for those three teams don

  5. randolph32 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:21 PM

    He’s delusional….

  6. cured76 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:22 PM

    /facepalm

    again.

  7. Soulman45 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:23 PM

    Frist to say next man up so long.

  8. 6250claimer says: Feb 1, 2012 9:23 PM

    Delusional.

  9. ravensfan4life52 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:24 PM

    Tiki is flabbergasted. Has that been over used? Probably but whatever.

  10. nomoreseasontix says: Feb 1, 2012 9:24 PM

    Is he looking at the three teams with potentially the thinnest playbooks?

    He doesn’t like wearing the plays on his wrist, he thinks it makes him look dumb.

    He can probably learn pass plays one through four, and run plays one through three.

    “R-2 on three…”

  11. b7p19 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:25 PM

    You’ll always be welcome back in Philly as far as I’m concerned Don! You helped Andy jump start the best era in Eagles history. You will always be cheered by me and the Eagles fans I know.

  12. boobsmcgoo says: Feb 1, 2012 9:25 PM

    He is done. No more Michael Jackson dance, no more picking up the opponent’s sideline phone, no more not knowing the NFL overtime rules. Good luck with your regional radio/TV gig.

  13. phillyphever says: Feb 1, 2012 9:26 PM

    What flavors are they McDone: nausea, indigestion and migraines?

  14. pflynn20 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:26 PM

    The groundskeepers who will have to replace his divots just sighed..

  15. dlmcc1010 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:26 PM

    Sorry McNabb but its over. Maybe if you made more of an effort to keep in shape, learn a playbook, be a leader then you might have held on for another few years.

  16. dondada10 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:27 PM

    McNabb = Iverson. As soon as they’re not starter material, teams don’t want them around.

  17. tfbuckfutter says: Feb 1, 2012 9:29 PM

    “A lot of people take a lot of things from this game,” he said. “They take away a Super Bowl ring, they take away an opportunity to play with Hall of Fame players. When I walk away from the game, I take a little bit of everything.”

    ————————————-

    What the hell does that mean?

    Is he acknowledging that he recognizes he’s an almost-was?

  18. NakedCowboy! says: Feb 1, 2012 9:30 PM

    forget what media says or what some angry fans keep complaining about…

    keep playing till u get paid!
    heck if i was getting paid vet min 1.2 mill (i believe)… why would anyone retire…

    then again… i didn’t make 50 mill in my career at age 30..

  19. srrjr82 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:30 PM

    Not sure his opinion on this subject makes a difference.

  20. dumplingsrbrown says: Feb 1, 2012 9:30 PM

    Unfortunately for McNabb, the rest of the NFL is ready for him to retire.

  21. seanmmartin says: Feb 1, 2012 9:31 PM

    (Except a ring.)

    __________

    D!CK move.

  22. wwwfella says: Feb 1, 2012 9:32 PM

    he’s leaving the game 3 years after his talent did

  23. jbl429 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:34 PM

    When a QB thinks there’s only three teams in the NFL where he can improve those teams’ QB situations, he clearly doesn’t think he’s all that good anymore. And I pity any team in the NFL which would employ a QB who thinks he’s barely in the top 30 QBs in the league.

    Sorry McNabb, you had a decent run, but your NFL career is over.

  24. grogansheroes says: Feb 1, 2012 9:35 PM

    The player himself is often the last to know it is over.

  25. godofwine330 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:35 PM

    Okay, McNabb kinda did get a bum rap being traded two times in the preseason with no offseason to prepare or learn the playbook.

    But lets be real. Would any of us be happy that McNabb got signed to our team as a starter? His best chance is to stop thinking he is a starter now. Take a back-up role like Warner did (they are around the same age when Warner went through the period where no one wanted him) study the hell out of the playbook, and hope that the guy in front of you fails, gets injured or flat out sucks. Jacksonville sounds like a good spot because that QB looks turrable. No one is going to offer him a starting gig, his best chance at being in the league is as a back-up. Period.

  26. roamingabriel says: Feb 1, 2012 9:35 PM

    Yep. He is just what they need in Miami…

  27. geniusesq says: Feb 1, 2012 9:37 PM

    Yeah, but no teams seem ready to acquire.

  28. johnnyb216 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:39 PM

    Well he sure looks ready to retire.

  29. cowboyscanada says: Feb 1, 2012 9:39 PM

    Maybe bring him to the Cowboys to back up Romo. We need a quality backup QB in case Romo gets hurt again.

  30. unbiased8383 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:40 PM

    The guy had 1 good receiver his entire career and that year he went to the Super Bowl. I’m from Dallas and a Cowboy fan. In his prime I hated when we played against him. That guy extended plays and made like 4 championship games. Is he a Hall of Famer…No, but we don’t have to disrespect or mock him. He had a nice career and we should at least give him some respect for what he was.

  31. packerpride03 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:41 PM

    5 years from now at hall of fame time people are going to say who the heck is McNabb

  32. imatelldatroof says: Feb 1, 2012 9:42 PM

    I love all of the negativity surrounding a guy who was coached by Reid (trustworthy fellow), Shanahan (very trustworthy fellow) and Frazier, who is actually a trustworthy fellow…but had an awful team.

    Many QB’s are out of their prime… but find a niche and come back and crush. McNabb could be one. West Coast offense would thrive with him and he is still mobile.

    Don’t hate just yet… see Kurt Warner and Phil Simms.

  33. raiderlyfe510 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:42 PM

    49es Seahawks and a cardinals.

  34. porkchop717 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:48 PM

    Don, I thought you did retire,

    Your old pal, NFC championship game

  35. harrisonhits2 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:50 PM

    He could always go play with TO in the indoor league ROFL

  36. wtfchiefs says: Feb 1, 2012 9:51 PM

    This means 29 teams currently have starting QBs better than McNabb and the other 3 will be drafting a starting QB in April

  37. vbe2 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:51 PM

    “A lot of people take a lot of things from this game,” he said. “They take away a Super Bowl ring, they take away an opportunity to play with Hall of Fame players. When I walk away from the game, I take a little bit of everything.”

    (Except a ring.)
    ==================================

    He does have a ring, not the one they all play for at the end of a seson, but he did earn an NFC Championship ring.

    So the “(Except a ring)” statement is incorrect.

  38. yevrag3535 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:51 PM

    Yeah right. I believe you both. Not…

  39. joelvis72 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:52 PM

    “I see three teams in the NFL, right now, who need third-string quarterbacks…”

  40. yevrag3535 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:53 PM

    Dallas sucks…..

  41. roamingabriel says: Feb 1, 2012 9:57 PM

    Did he ever give that punter the $5000 for charity for his number?

  42. jeff061 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:59 PM

    Neither did Tiki Barber.

  43. knicks4life says: Feb 1, 2012 10:01 PM

    He talking about the jaguars and colts

  44. berniemadoffsides says: Feb 1, 2012 10:07 PM

    JETS

  45. tebowspeech says: Feb 1, 2012 10:09 PM

    You know it’s bad when Ricky Henderson, Evander Holyfield and Ric Flair think it’s time for McNabb to retire.

  46. crise40g says: Feb 1, 2012 10:09 PM

    Stick in a fork in him, he’s done. At least in the NFL anyway.

  47. orcheon says: Feb 1, 2012 10:10 PM

    I can’t see any team that would benefit from Donovan, even as a backup.

    Come on, a 3rd-string rookie played better than you last year.

  48. vahawker says: Feb 1, 2012 10:10 PM

    The only flavor he could add is if he serves some of the chunky soup in the cafeteria.

    Raiderlyfe510..Hawks…really…Pete just spent two years getting rid of old(and young) under performing players. What possible use could they have for this no longer talented QB?

    Now…the J-E-T-S…….

  49. turk2875 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:12 PM

    Ugh, I can honestly say that McNabb was one of my favorite Eagles of all-time and has been one of his biggest supporters through the years weather in Philly, DC, or Minnesota. Having said that, I’ve never seen a player decline so quickly. Just two years ago he was in the playoffs with the Birds, crazy right?!? I enjoyed watching him play but, 5, it’s not looking to good right about now.

  50. superbowldreaming says: Feb 1, 2012 10:13 PM

    As an Eagles fan, I still have love for Donnie Mac. The Eagles can not deny the success they had with #5 as QB. I would be happy if he had a few more successful season, but I am very confounded and confused about his seasons in Washington & Minnesota. I kind of feel like he had 2 chances since Philly, but did not capitalize on those opportunities.

  51. moochzilla says: Feb 1, 2012 10:19 PM

    He hasn’t been mobile since 2006.

    He doesn’t have the knowledge base or feel for the game the same way Warner or Simms did.

    Only was he can be C- effective is if Andy Reid signs him and (once again) designs an offense that suits his specific strengths and weaknesses.

    He’s a system guy, Andy’s system.

  52. whitecastleisafoodgroup says: Feb 1, 2012 10:20 PM

    D Mac: Just … let … go …

    Plus, you’ve sucked with the ‘Skins and Purple Hob Nobs in MN. Leave with some dignity.

  53. smokehouse56 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:21 PM

    Why are so many people so hateful? Are you looking for attention? Just look for the same people trash this comment.

  54. gallaghedj311 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:22 PM

    Rush was right. Ur terrible McPuke. U won some games. Big deal. If u woulda got Philly a ring, u still would be grouped with Dilfer as QBs w rings who suck….

  55. illad3lph1a says: Feb 1, 2012 10:23 PM

    Wow why wouldn’t the dolphins grab him? Great backup plan if Peyton or Flynn falls through

  56. zappa69 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:31 PM

    Could be a good addition to the Packers as a back-up to Rodgers when they lose Pagel or whatever his name is.

  57. philtration says: Feb 1, 2012 10:36 PM

    He is pretty much in it for the free buffet at this point.

  58. rooney24 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:39 PM

    Of course he will collect a check if someone is dumb enough to sign him. Heck, I’ll come “add some flavor” for the minimum salary and not study the playbook or prepare to play.

  59. jimmygrahamchrisivory says: Feb 1, 2012 10:46 PM

    raiderlyfe510 says:

    Feb 1, 2012 9:42 PM

    49es Seahawks and a cardinals.

    McNabb isn’t any better than what’s already there for those 3 teams. I’d take Skelton over McNabb and SF would be taking a step back from almost making the SB with game managing Alex Smith to a no-effort McNabb. Seattle needs to sign Flynn or draft RGIII or Ryan Tannehill if draft Carroll wants to keep his job.

    McNabb is done.

  60. txxxchief says: Feb 1, 2012 10:48 PM

    I’m sure he’s referring to hearing the preparation of the delicious onion ring, served at may of our favorite burger and fried chicken restaurants. Those rings add alot of flavor to many of our meals!

    Ringy, dingy, dingy!

  61. cliffordc05 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:51 PM

    McNabb would not be an improvement for the Seahawks or the 49ers. I don’t know of a team that is actively looking for an out of shape, lazy, old quarterback who is unwilling to put in the time. He doesn’t put in the time on physical conditioning, film study, or learning the playbook. That he will not be in the league next year is hardly a surprise.

  62. brenenostler says: Feb 1, 2012 10:54 PM

    Cleveland would be perfect for him. He has his former OC there in Brad Childress and had the best years of his career under him. The only problem is Cleveland sucks so bad that they wouldn’t win no matter who is QB, and McNabb would take all the blame. Again.

  63. zn0rseman says: Feb 1, 2012 10:55 PM

    MCNabb’s only good seasons were with a fantastic offensive line, one of the NFL’s top defenses, and an elite RB who single handedly accounted for like half of McNabb’s completions and passing yards.

    Put any above average pocket-passing QB in that same situation, and the Eagles would have been a dynasty with multiple Super Bowl rings. Unfortunately for them, they were stuck with a QB who specialized in throwing check downs (usually to Brian Westbrook), scrambling and throwing any down field pass into the dirt at the wide-open receivers feet.

    $0.02,

    –Z

  64. donkeykong2011 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:55 PM

    he would kill it in the arena league.

  65. joe3001 says: Feb 1, 2012 11:12 PM

    Miami, Cleveland (West Coast Offense for both now) and likely Seattle but I don’t see any of them having interest in him.

  66. skolvikes45 says: Feb 1, 2012 11:17 PM

    who gives a deuce how he sounds?…does he not realize people have seen how he plays?….he is delusional if he thinks he is going to be signed, the only team stupid enough to sign him at this point would be the vikings…and we all saw how that went.

  67. cluelessdufus says: Feb 1, 2012 11:20 PM

    he probably won’t be anything more than a backup the way he played for my vikings and the bears rather go with Caleb Hanie as the starter i think that he will be grooming a new rookie quarterback like Robert Griffin III helping his transion to the nfl

  68. hawkitnow says: Feb 1, 2012 11:39 PM

    how much do the practice squad guys get paid?

  69. goforthanddie says: Feb 1, 2012 11:44 PM

    He may not be ready, but he only has half a say in the matter.
    And RE: adding “flavor”…Maybe if you could add competent QB play, you’d get more interest. Of course, if you could do that, you wouldn’t be begging for work, now would you?

  70. eagles512 says: Feb 1, 2012 11:52 PM

    zn, he had less offensive talent around him than most QBs…but I guess the truth doesn’t help your argument.

  71. buzzbissinger says: Feb 1, 2012 11:52 PM

    O.K. let’s see,

    QB: Donavan McNabb, Peyton Manning

    WR: TO, Randy Moss, (Soon to be joined by) Plaxico Burress

    RB: Tiki Barber (soon to be joined by) L.T.

    TE: Jermy Shocky

    You could build a Fantasy Football team from players that no team appearntly wants. Please commenters, feel free tio add to this list…

  72. footballhistorian says: Feb 1, 2012 11:58 PM

    Count Choke-ula is THROUGH!!!

  73. zn0rseman says: Feb 2, 2012 12:09 AM

    donkeykong2011 says:

    he would kill it in the arena league.
    —————

    No, arena is about quick decisions and accuracy (see Kurt Warner). McNabb has never been good at either.

  74. 2sausage11 says: Feb 2, 2012 12:09 AM

    So!

  75. upyoursnfu says: Feb 2, 2012 12:16 AM

    How about Cleveland?

  76. johntonioholmes says: Feb 2, 2012 12:18 AM

    Not a Philly fan, but it goes to show how good of a coach Andy Reid is.

    McNabb had some really good seasons in Philly and he was generally very productive. He could definitely be inconsistent when he was playing for the Eagles, but he has been downright awful since leaving.

    Goes to show you how important a system can be.

  77. nerdyturdy says: Feb 2, 2012 12:28 AM

    He could come back. Look at Kurt Warner.

  78. briang123 says: Feb 2, 2012 12:36 AM

    He doesn’t ready to be on TV either. Really NFL Network, isn’t having Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin on enough? You’d think they were trying to get us to change the channel.

  79. fringetastic says: Feb 2, 2012 12:49 AM

    Whether it is his agent, his friends, or his own brain, McNabb does not have a good grasp of his value or capabilities. I’d rather have a 7th rounder trying his damnedest to make a team than this guy.

  80. clabqb says: Feb 2, 2012 1:00 AM

    I’m not entirely sure how all of you saying McNabb wasn’t good are coming to your conclusions.

    The guy is top 25 EVER in every major passing stat: Yards (17), TDs (22), Completions (14), Passer Rating (23)…

    I guess if your logic is based on the premise that the only stat that counts is the number of SB rings then you might as well place guys like Dilfer ahead of McNabb and Marino. I am not a Philly fan at all, but I do give credit where credit is due, and this guy was great.

    And it’s not like he is saying he is still in his prime. He seems like he is being a realist. At least he isn’t being TO and saying, “I’ll be signed by an NFL team any day now…”

    Not going to praise the guy and say he is a first ballot HOFer or he’s the top 10 to ever play. Just trying to make a point to all the haters that this guy was the real deal.

  81. thelastmisterbig says: Feb 2, 2012 2:00 AM

    McNabb doesn’t sound ready to retire; accept reality.

  82. ajgreenhof says: Feb 2, 2012 3:17 AM

    Ya know I actually liked this guy until his last season as an Eagle and beyond.

  83. vikesfansteve says: Feb 2, 2012 3:42 AM

    McNabb doesn’t sound sober.

  84. msclemons67 says: Feb 2, 2012 3:54 AM

    32 teams disagree with McNabb on the retirement issue.

  85. joetoronto says: Feb 2, 2012 4:37 AM

    nerdyturdy says: Feb 2, 2012 12:28 AM

    He could come back. Look at Kurt Warner.
    *************************************************
    Please tell me what the comparisons are between Warner and McNabb.

    I gotta see this.

  86. donny05 says: Feb 2, 2012 5:29 AM

    Philly fans were right about McNabb. Every idiot with a microphone and a camera told Philly fans how they would regret wanting him gone. Andy is next and then you will hear the same crap.

  87. faulkn22 says: Feb 2, 2012 5:43 AM

    Unfortunately for McNabb, sometimes retiring is not your choice. No team is bad and desperate enough for that baggage, let alone three of them.

  88. tropicpurple says: Feb 2, 2012 6:24 AM

    Ghosts think they’re still alive too.

  89. diablito0402 says: Feb 2, 2012 6:35 AM

    This guy must need money, jeeez come on man!!!!!

  90. thrstr says: Feb 2, 2012 6:57 AM

    I see three teams that he can add a little bit of flavor to, the Iowa Barnstormers, New Orleans VooDoo or San Jose SaberCats . . .

  91. inbbwetrust12 says: Feb 2, 2012 6:58 AM

    Mc-DONE-avon

  92. isphet71 says: Feb 2, 2012 7:14 AM

    I have it on good authority that the three teams this crazy man is thinking can use him are:

    -The NY Giants
    -The New England Patriots
    -The New Orleans Saints

    Keep living in that world of yours, Donovan.

  93. teddybayer123 says: Feb 2, 2012 8:28 AM

    McPukey says, “A lot of people take a lot of things from this game,” he said. “They take away a Super Bowl ring, they take away an opportunity to play with Hall of Fame players. When I walk away from the game, I take a little bit of everything.”

    Really? Wait, what? Where’s YOUR ring, pal? You’ll take missed opportunities, puking in the Super Bowl and NO RING!!!

  94. cshearing says: Feb 2, 2012 8:30 AM

    illad3lph1a says: Feb 1, 2012 10:23 PM

    Wow why wouldn’t the dolphins grab him? Great backup plan if Peyton or Flynn falls through
    ————————————————–

    Are you kidding me? Have you seen him play these past 2 years? I keep what we have, thank you (although I am hoping Miami does pursue a real starter at QB).

    I used to support McNabb during his heyday with Philly, but he is done now. His performances over the past couple of years have been embarrassing to watch.

    If Ross & Ireland bring him in, that will be the last straw and my Miami fandom goes on hold.

  95. schilhater says: Feb 2, 2012 9:02 AM

    The guy had 1 good receiver his entire career and that year he went to the Super Bowl. I’m from Dallas and a Cowboy fan. In his prime I hated when we played against him. That guy extended plays and made like 4 championship games. Is he a Hall of Famer…No, but we don’t have to disrespect or mock him. He had a nice career and we should at least give him some respect for what he was.

    ———————————————

    STOP!! with he no weapons arguement. he had one of the top rated defense in the league the majority of his career, he played in a weaker conference and an even weaker division for the most as well. And a good qb makes his weapons better by NOT throwing the ball in the ground or over their head or out of reach. And wasn’t Westbrook a pretty damn good weapon? While Brady & Manning where battling it out he got to face Shaun King, Jake Delholme & M. Vick in 3 out of his championship games and he lost to 2 of them..hahaha!! And if he had “no weapons” how come his team was the favorite in 4 out of the 5 championship games? Usually the team who is favored has better weapons, that’s why they are the favorite. He is nothing but a CHOKER!! And he is a F’n clown, he always said he was a leader in Philly when in fact it was B-Dawk & Trotter who were the leaders of that team. he once said he didn’t get involved in player contracts when it came to TO, yet he said publicly that the eagles should pay Westbrook, so that makes him a hypocrite as well. He lives he his own F’n world and nothing is really what he thinks it is, actually it’s the opposite. If 3 teams need him how come they didn’t call him? CAUSE HE STINKS!! And GOD!! Please don’t let this clown get a broadcasting gig nationaly cause I will never watch that program. Please go retire

  96. mneaglesfanguy says: Feb 2, 2012 9:02 AM

    anyone remember Kurt Warner??? He was in this same position. No team was a fit for his abilities until cardinals gave him a go and tailored offense to his abilities end result SuperBowl.

  97. schilhater says: Feb 2, 2012 9:20 AM

    @ Calbqb.. “And it’s not like he is saying he is still in his prime. He seems like he is being a realist. At least he isn’t being TO and saying, “I’ll be signed by an NFL team any day now…”

    ———————————————–

    “He seems like he is being a realist”, Really because he thinks he could help 3 teams but yet no teams thinks he can help them, that’s why they haven’t called. How is that being a realist?

    And your second part is wrong as well because when he got relaeased he was interviewed that night and said he expected 31 teams to call him now that he was available and none of them called.

    So please atleast have a clue what you are talking about before posting….thanks

  98. laeaglefan says: Feb 2, 2012 9:25 AM

    I wonder if one of those three teams on his “if the phone rings” list is the Eagles. McNabb is arguably an upgrade over Vince Young and clearly an upgrade over Mike Kafka. At least he knows the system, if nothing else. That said, I highly doubt that the Eagles would even consider it. Sometimes its best to leave the past in the past. After all, there’s a reason why its the past.

  99. rubicon202 says: Feb 2, 2012 9:25 AM

    Retirement > Mcnabb’s game

  100. madpunter88 says: Feb 2, 2012 9:35 AM

    This is sad as McNabb is souring the rather impressive legacy he had from Philly. Someone pointed it out above but the idea that he only thinks he is good enough to start for three teams is a sad indictment on his place in the league right now.

    Those who are trying to guess at those three teams need to reassess a little? Seattle and San Francisco keep getting thrown out there. Why would the 49ers, who came within a hair of making the Super Bowl (TM) “rebuild” with an over-the-hill QB when they have Alex Smith. Smith may not have been spectacular in his career so far but he looked far, far better than McNabb this year. Why would a team known for speed, aggressiveness, and youth sign a QB who is slow, lazy, and old?

    And the Seahawks make even less sense. They parted ways last year with the franchise icon Matt Hasselbeck in an effort to get younger. Hasselbeck is far better right now than McNabb. Why would the Seahawks give up on their considerable youth movement to sign an old QB when they consciously chose last year to move away from an older QB?

    Miami? They have many better options (Flynn, Manning, the current starting QB of whichever team Manning or Flynn goes to, etc.). Jacksonville? They just drafted a QB in the first round.

  101. mrfrostyj says: Feb 2, 2012 9:42 AM

    I for one think McNabb on the right team has 2 or 3 good seasons left in him. Key phrase is “the right team”. The last two he played for were both imploding around him and I think he gets way too much credit for those offenses stinking up the field considering neither one got better without him (Redskins offense actually got worse) and neither teams offense was that good before he got their (he actually improved from Brett Favre in Minnesota).

    I see it similar to Jeff Garcia. Garcia had two bad years playing for the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns but ended up helping the Eagles get to the Superbowl and playing well for the Buccaneers after that. Question….Did anyone play well QB’ing in Cleveland and Detroit in that time period? Answer is pretty obvious.

  102. ebeg420 says: Feb 2, 2012 11:37 AM

    Three teams he could bring “flavor” to….
    Hmmmm

    Got it!!!!

    -Cleveland
    -Tampa
    -St. Louis

    All 3 could use a “worm-burner”

  103. stini777 says: Feb 2, 2012 3:00 PM

    Am I crazy to think that he should come back to the Eagles? Vince Young was terrible. Kafka isn’t the answer and Vick gets injured every year. Could he handle a backup role in Philly?

  104. skinsfaninnebraska says: Feb 2, 2012 8:08 PM

    mrfrostyj says:
    Feb 2, 2012 9:42 AM
    I for one think McNabb on the right team has 2 or 3 good seasons left in him. Key phrase is “the right team”.

    ——————–

    Problem is, no team has 2-inch-tall receivers. lol

  105. mnfan1 says: Feb 2, 2012 11:20 PM

    There’s always Cleveland Donovan McNugget. You couldn’t be worse then Colt McCoy

  106. quittsburghstoolers says: Feb 3, 2012 10:11 AM

    If he wants to stay around, he needs to accept veteran’s
    minimum and be satisfied with being a backup QB now…

  107. laeaglefan says: Feb 5, 2012 10:14 AM

    At least if he would go back to the Eagles as a backup, he wouldn’t have to worry about the embarrassment of wearing a wristband with the plays on it….since he supposedly already knows them.

  108. edelmanfanclub says: Feb 7, 2012 12:30 AM

    If he accepts a backup job, the Browns could sign him, with their new O coord. If hes holding out for a starter job then well… we all know how that will play out.

  109. sojumaster says: Feb 7, 2012 3:16 PM

    Both McNabb and T.O. can look for a job together.

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