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Zero
It's a shame. McNabb was a great QB for the Eagles for a long time but for some demented reason I now think of him as a head case instead of as a great Eagle. Shame on me.
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But all of this undersells McNabb, who for most of his career was the only offensive standout on the team. He played one year with Terrell Owens, and apart from that never teamed with a Pro Bowl receiver or an elite tight end. The one full season he played with Owens, McNabb’s statistics exploded. He had two years with DeSean Jackson near the end of his career, and statistically, they were two of his best seasons. In 10 seasons as the Eagles’ starting quarterback, McNabb’s leading receivers included Chad Lewis, James Thrash, Reggie Brown, Kevin Curtis, and Todd Pinkston twice. Among the top 50 passers of all time, McNabb is the only one whose all-time leading receiver (Brian Westbrook) was a running back, and the only one whose leading receiver never actually led the team in receiving yards. There’s absolutely no question that McNabb’s stats and accomplishments were limited by the quality of teammates around him. From 2000-03, McNabb single-handedly generated the offense on a team that won double-digit games every year.

McNabb was better than his numbers show, although his numbers are good. He was a successful passer, outstanding runner, breath-taking playmaker, and every-year Pro Bowler who went to five conference championship games, and did it all without great offensive teammates around him.
Linc ...


Zero
From the same story, encouraging news:
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Sam Bradford’s workout Monday in front of representatives for all 32 NFL teams at Oklahoma’s pro day almost left me speechless. And that’s saying something.

Bradford threw 63 passes (13 during a stationary period and 50 scripted throws) during the workout and, in my estimation, didn’t have one that was uncatchable. He moved around well, including throwing on the run out of the pocket, and went through the entire route tree. The scripted workout included three-, five- and seven-step drops, shotgun, and play-action plays, plus sprints and rollouts to both sides.

It really was a treat to watch, and I think everyone here was in awe of Bradford’s performance. In fact, he put on the best quarterback workout by a draft prospect that I’ve seen since I watched a private workout Troy Aikman put on for us with the Cowboys in California.
nephillymike
QUOTE (Zero @ Jun 26 2015, 05:42 PM) *
It's a shame. McNabb was a great QB for the Eagles for a long time but for some demented reason I now think of him as a head case instead of as a great Eagle. Shame on me.
Linc ...



Good stuff.

Keep us updated as those great QB list wind down.

I think Donovan was the best QB in Eagles history.

But I have a pet peeve about all of the accolades of him being a Pro Bowl QB.

I think he attended six PB's but was an "injury" replacement for all but two. He was only selected twice.

Brett Favre habitually missed the PB with bogus injuries, and one year I think three guys backed out and he went.

He was a very good QB, and he was awesome that 2004 season until the Super Bowl.
Phits
QUOTE (nephillymike @ Jun 26 2015, 09:24 PM) *
he was awesome that 2004 season until the Super Bowl.

The disappointing end result aside, he was very good in the SB.
D Rock
unlike his lunch, apparently.

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