By Scott Zeitz
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This Thursday at halftime of the Philadelphia Eagles game, the team will retire Donovan McNabb’s number.
McNabb made significant plays on the field. He led the Eagles to five NFC Championships and a Super Bowl appearance. He is the team’s all time leader in pass attempts (4,746), completions (2,801), yards (32,873) and touchdowns (216). To lead a franchise in anything is an accomplishment and an honor in every respect. I do not have any complaints about him being added to the Philadelphia Eagles Wall of Fame, however, to say no other player will wear his number 5 again is just not right.
You might be thinking, “why am I throwing darts at McNabb?” Don’t get me wrong, I am and always was a Donovan McNabb fan. He truly helped change the mentality of our Iggles. For that we should all be grateful. My issue is …read more