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    09/18/2011 2:15:32 PM PDT · by Dawebman · 17 replies
    09/18/11 | Dawebman
    RUSH WAS RIGHT ... AS USUAL! Yes, I am a fan of Rush Limbaugh -- long before and ever since 9/11. And yes, I am a life-long fan of the Minnesota Vikings. And NO, you won't hear the liberal hypocrites at ESPN like Chris Berman and Tom Jackson criticize the Vikings trying to pump life once again into the aging and failing quarterback body of Donovan McNabb. And you won't hear that criticism, because it would be an affirmation of everything that Rush Limbaugh said before he was dismissed in yet another bogus liberal manufactured hate crime for even...
  • Boxer Hopkins implies McNabb isn't 'black' enough (Limbaugh mentioned)

    05/11/2011 1:20:48 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | May 11, 2011 | Josh Katzowitz
    Bernard Hopkins is one of boxing’s all-time greatest fighters (and perhaps the best middleweight in history). But he’s certainly not an effective ambassador for the sport. Which he proved yet again Tuesday when promoting his May 21 fight against Jean Pascal in which Hopkins will try to become the oldest-ever world champion in any weight class. For some reason, Hopkins had a hankering to talk about Redskins QB Donovan McNabb, and it wasn’t in very complimentary terms. In fact, this was more of a Rush Limbaugh-style rant. Hopkins basically said McNabb isn’t a black man in the same way Hopkins...
  • Redskins give McNabb $78M extension

    Agent: $78M deal for Donovan McNabb news services The Washington Redskins and quarterback Donovan McNabb have agreed to a contract extension. McNabb's agent, Fletcher Smith, told The Associated Press that the extension is worth $78 million over five years, with $40 million of the deal guaranteed. A source told ESPN NFL Insider Michael Smith, who first reported the agreement, that McNabb's contract could be worth $88 million if incentives in the contract are reached. McNabb, who will turn 34 later this month, agreed to an extension just two weeks after he was benched at the end of a loss...
  • Sources: McNabb headed to Washington

    04/04/2010 5:44:48 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 15 replies · 611+ views
    ESPN ^ | 4-4-2010 | Adam Schefter
    The Philadelphia Eagles have reached agreement on a blockbuster intra-division trade that will send perennial Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins, according to multiple sources close to the situation. The two sides still must finalize language, but McNabb is now headed to Washington. Sources said the deal involved the Redskins' second-round pick in the 2010 draft and either a third- or fourth-round pick next year, depending on several factors.
  • Sources: McNabb Headed To Washington

    04/04/2010 5:27:15 PM PDT · by edpc · 35 replies · 1,137+ views
    espn ^ | 4 April 2010 | Adam Schefter
    The Philadelphia Eagles have reached agreement on a blockbuster intra-division trade that will send perennial Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins, according to multiple sources close to the situation. The two sides still must finalize language, but McNabb is now headed to Washington. Compensation is not yet known, but it is likely to include Washington's 2010 second-round pick. The move means the Redskins now have a new starting quarterback and the Eagles have a new one as well in Kevin Kolb. Michael Vick is now in line as the team's backup.
  • AP Source: Eagles want a top 42 pick for McNabb

    03/26/2010 7:19:22 AM PDT · by Eagles2003 · 31 replies · 607+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 3/25/10 | Rob Maadi
    PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Teams interested in acquiring Donovan McNabb(notes) will have to part with a high draft pick to get him. A person familiar with trade discussions involving McNabb told the Associated Press the Philadelphia Eagles will only consider a deal for the six-time Pro Bowl quarterback if it includes a pick among the top 42 in next month’s NFL draft. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team doesn’t comment on potential trades. After months of saying McNabb would return for another year, Eagles coach Andy Reid acknowledged Wednesday he was listening to offers for...
  • NewsReal Sunday: Rush was Right, McNabb was Over-Rated (and Still Is)

    10/19/2009 4:06:29 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 30 replies · 1,529+ views
    Friday night, wrapping up the Rush Limbaugh/NFL brouhaha on Fox News’s Special Report with Bret Baier, the panel unanimously decided that Rush had been unfairly smeared as a racist, but that he was way off base in calling Donovan McNabb overrated. That's the consensus, but the consensus is wrong. Donovan McNabb is consistently a merely above average quarterback with flashes of brilliance who has never justified the hype surrounding him. Here is the infamous quote (note that usually the first and last sentences are left off of this quote, which makes is sound slightly harsher out of context):
  • Stopping The Rush (Limbaugh)

    10/15/2009 5:00:50 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 42 replies · 2,514+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | October 15, 2009 | IBD staff
    Media Bias: Not long after pro football welcomed a convicted felon back on the playing field, Rush Limbaugh is dropped for his opinions from a group seeking to buy an NFL franchise. Won't someone throw a flag? When even Keith Olbermann says back off, you know the politically correct critics of the conservative icon and megaradio talk host's proposed part ownership of the St. Louis Rams are guilty of piling on. The prospect of the leading conservative voice in America participating in the purchase of a football team sent the liberal elites into cardiac arrest and into a frenzied campaign...
  • NBC’s ‘Today’ Re-airs Limbaugh’s McNabb, Fox, Drug ‘Controversies’

    07/03/2008 1:09:36 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 55 replies · 692+ views ^ | 07/03/2008 | Matthew Balan
    Thursday’s "Today Show" gave yet another demonstration that the mainstream media can’t get over the success of Rush Limbaugh. NBC correspondent Michael Okwu, reporting on Limbaugh’s new contract, which the New York Times has indicated is worth $400 million, "reminded" viewers of three past "controversies" involving the talk radio host: his 2003 resignation from ESPN after remarking on the sport media’s coverage of NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb; how Limbaugh mocked Michael J. Fox, "accusing the actor of exaggerating symptoms of Parkinson's Disease;" and the legal trouble he faced in Florida related to his addiction to prescription painkillers. On this "doctor...
  • McNabb stands by what he says

    09/20/2007 5:49:52 AM PDT · by randita · 90 replies · 136+ views ^ | 9/20/07 | DANA PENNETT O'NEIL
    McNabb stands by what he says Defends comment on HBO that black QBs face added pressures By DANA PENNETT O'NEIL Donovan McNabb says black QBs' performances are judged by different standard from whites'. DONOVAN MCNABB smiled as the first question came at him, some innocuous query about the Detroit Lions. He smiled, because he knew what was next. The day after HBO aired a "Real Sports" episode in which McNabb spoke about the criticisms lobbed at black quarterbacks, the Eagles quarterback sat in what he knew would be a hot seat inside the NovaCare auditorium (though contrary to reports,...
  • McNabb speaks out. (He sounds more like Rush everyday)

    09/18/2007 11:25:04 PM PDT · by MPJackal · 42 replies · 841+ views ^ | 9/18/2007 | Associated Press
    Philadelphia Eagles star Donovan McNabb says black quarterbacks face greater scrutiny than their white counterparts. In an interview on HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel", McNabb said black quarterbacks "have to do a little bit extra" because there are relatively few of them.
  • QB pressure: McNabb has always faced unfair criticism (Rush mentioned)

    02/02/2007 6:13:48 PM PST · by randita · 3 replies · 242+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 2/1/07 | Phil Sheridan
    Posted on Thu, Feb. 01, 2007 Phil Sheridan QB pressure: McNabb has always faced unfair criticism. By Phil Sheridan Inquirer Columnist MIAMI - Now that Donovan McNabb has cleared things up, it will be nothing but smooth sailing for the Eagles, their quarterback, their fans and the media. It was actually impossible to type the previous sentence without laughing out loud. It is far more likely that next January, in Phoenix, McNabb's annual Chunky Soup news conference will be a forum for clearing up a whole new crop of issues, rumors, gossip and misunderstandings. There is the preseason, the season,...
  • McNabb: I want to 'retire as an Eagle'

    02/01/2007 4:56:05 AM PST · by 7thson · 99 replies · 1,702+ views
    NFL dot COM ^ | Jan. 31, 2007 | wire reports
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2007) -- Donovan McNabb doesn't want to leave Philadelphia, isn't jealous over the success Jeff Garcia had replacing him as Eagles quarterback, and wasn't muzzled by coach Andy Reid. "The so-called rumors that have started, they're false," McNabb said. "I'm a Philadelphia Eagle and will continue to be a Philadelphia Eagle, hopefully, for more years to come, and hopefully will retire as an Eagle." With that, McNabb began a 4-minute speech at the Super Bowl media center, where he was appearing at a news conference where Campbell's Soup announced it was donating 1 million cans...
  • Eagles' gigantic collapse had familiar ring

    09/18/2006 7:29:27 AM PDT · by meandog · 31 replies · 411+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 9.18.06 | Bill Conlin
    FORGET ABOUT it Jake, it's Phillytown. You've been here plenty of times before. This was not the first Eagles lead you've seen vanish like a sand castle in a tsunami. And if Andy Reid, a veteran coach now, not the greenhorn who came here from Green Bay with a head and playbook crammed with bright ideas, keeps revisiting the mistakes he has admitted to in the past, well... lead you've seen vanish like a sand castle in a tsunami. Well, Phillytown is gonna give you a lot more heartbreak-splashed afternoons to file in the forget-about-it file. lead you've seen vanish...
  • (Eagles) McNabb, Trotter no-shows in parking court

    03/03/2006 12:43:24 PM PST · by South Hawthorne · 48 replies · 879+ views ^ | March 3, 2006 | "Wire Reports"
    McNabb, Trotter no-shows in parking court wire reports GLASSBORO, N.J. (March 3, 2006) -- Philadelphia Eagles players Donovan McNabb and Jeremiah Trotter, charged with parking their cars in handicapped spots, failed to show for a hearing. Glassboro Municipal Judge Charles J. Springman Jr. cited each player for failing to appear at a March 2 hearing. A courts administrator told The Philadelphia Inquirer that if the athletes, or their attorneys, failed to attend rescheduled hearings, contempt charges could result. The men are among an estimated 300 people in the New Jersey community who have received police complaints filed...
  • Who's an Islamophobic Bigot?

    03/02/2006 6:52:04 AM PST · by SJackson · 102 replies · 1,862+ views ^ | March 2, 2006 | Michael Reagan
    Michelle Malkin was right on when she wrote that the elite right “has simply lost its marbles.” Like her, I am infuriated by that small coterie of Washington conservatives who have somehow got it into their heads that they are the sole arbiters of what is the proper position those of us on the right must adopt to be able to call ourselves conservatives. They promulgate the party line and we are all expected to fall in behind them. This has been bothering me for some time, but lately they have really gotten under my skin with their suggestion that...
  • The Right Plays The Race Card

    03/01/2006 4:59:32 AM PST · by FerdieMurphy · 108 replies · 1,755+ views
    Red States USA ^ | 3/1/2006 | Michelle Malkin
    Last week, I skewered Democrat opportunists who have turned into tough-sounding profiling advocates to exploit the White House ports debacle. Today, I must express bottomless disgust with those on the Right who have turned into mush-mouthed race-card players to shift blame away from President Bush for his miserable mishandling of the situation. It's one thing for feckless grievance-mongers on the Left to accuse Americans genuinely concerned about national security of Islamophobia. It's quite another for the Right to sink to such a level in accusing all good-faith critics of demagoguery. Reasonable people can disagree on the process pitfalls and security...
  • What did McNabb mean?

    02/04/2006 9:37:20 PM PST · by george76 · 19 replies · 700+ views
    The Inquirer ^ | Feb. 03, 2006 | Annette John-Hall and Rob Watson
    A figure of speech, some say of the quarterback’s “black-on-black crime” remark. Others say it fans flames. Hear what fans have to say. During the lead-up to the world's biggest sporting extravaganza, the Super Bowl, Donovan McNabb fires off a salvo for the world to hear: Terrell Owens' criticism of his quarterbacking skills last season was "black-on-black crime." Black-on-black crime? A careless choice of words, given the daily tragedies in Philadelphia and other cities, or intentionally loaded? Or just a figure of speech? From the streets of Philadelphia, inside barbershops, and all day over the radio airwaves yesterday, people weighed...
  • ESPN's Berman: "Feets Don't Fail Me Now"

    12/31/2005 5:11:20 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 164 replies · 5,321+ views
    ESPN/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein December 31, 2005 - 19:48. When a few years ago Rush Limbaugh suggested that the media, hoping for a black-quarterback success story, had over-rated Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, ESPN fired him from its Sunday night football show. Can you imagine what the media would have done to Rush had he dared to employ the classically racial "feets don't fail me now" line? Yet that is exactly what major ESPN personality Chris Berman did a few minutes ago in introducing coverage of this afternoon's Denver Broncos game. He apparently said it vis a vis white Denver Broncos...
  • Column draws NAACP rebuke

    12/19/2005 2:49:51 AM PST · by rdb3 · 273+ views
    Philadelphia Inquierer ^ | 16 December 2005 | Thomas Fitzgerald
    Column draws NAACP rebukeMondesire's McNabb criticism garners national attention.By Thomas Fitzgerald INQUIRER STAFF WRITERNational NAACP president Bruce S. Gordon yesterday rebuked the leader of the civil-rights group's Philadelphia branch for a newspaper column that accused Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb of playing "the race card" by changing his approach to the game.J. Whyatt Mondesire's column, published in the Philadelphia Sunday Sun on Dec. 4, was outrageous and detracted from the NAACP's core mission, Gordon said in a statement."Whatever possessed Mondesire to take such a negative position on a positive person like McNabb is beyond me," Gordon said. "The NAACP has many...
  • Question-and-answer with NAACP official who criticized McNabb

    12/18/2005 3:57:04 PM PST · by randita · 1 replies · 529+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 12/17/05 | Stephen A. Smith
    Question-and-answer with NAACP official who criticized McNabb BY STEPHEN A. SMITH Knight Ridder Newspapers PHILADELPHIA - EDITOR'S NOTE: On Nov. 27, J. Whyatt Mondesire, publisher of the Philadelphia Sun newspaper and president of the Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP, wrote an opinion column about Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb titled "Mediocre at Best." Question: You're saying that as the publisher and a columnist at the Philadelphia Sun, the comments you've made about Donovan McNabb have nothing to do with the NAACP; it's strictly your opinion. How can you possibly make these comments and assume people "would not attach the NAACP to...
  • McNabb has a right to be fed up after absurd criticisms

    12/18/2005 3:47:10 PM PST · by randita · 17 replies · 834+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 12/18/05 | David J. Neal
    Posted on Sun, Dec. 18, 2005 IN MY OPINION McNabb has a right to be fed up after absurd criticisms By DAVID J. NEAL Somebody ought to be happy Sam and Wilma McNabb gave their son Donovan, by installation or inheritance, copious resilience and restraint. Otherwise, Donovan might snap on the next idiot to cross his path and pound away until each blow makes the fool's blood bubble instead of spurt. To paraphrase Chris Rock, I'm not saying he should do it -- but I'd understand. It's been a rough year for McNabb. After getting Philadelphia to its first...
  • Mondesire stands by criticism of McNabb

    12/15/2005 7:08:09 AM PST · by thoughtomator · 39 replies · 950+ views ^ | 12/15/2005 | news services
    PHILADELPHIA -- Donovan McNabb is still taking shots -- the latest from an NAACP leader who criticized the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback's leadership skills and said he "played the race card" in explaining why he no longer runs the ball. J. Whyatt Mondesire, who publishes a newspaper for blacks and is the president of the Philadelphia branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, recently wrote that the Eagles' star quarterback failed as a team leader and choked in the Super Bowl. McNabb responded sharply, but Mondesire hasn't changed his stance. "He doesn't get it," Mondesire said Wednesday....
  • McNabb Responds To Racial Comments [comments by NAACP leader Jerry Whyatt...}

    12/14/2005 7:08:54 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 36 replies · 1,609+ views
    McNabb Responds To Racial Comments Donovan McNabb is not happy a local African-American leader said the Eagles quarterback used race as an excuse for his play on the field this year. The latest Eagles' controversy has been brewing for more than a week, when local NAACP leader Jerry Whyatt Mondesire wrote an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Sun, which claimed McNabb used the "race card" as an excuse for his poor play. Today, parts of an interview with McNabb ran in the Philadelphia Daily News, in which McNabb blasts Mondesire. The comments were originally made to reporters on Dec. 11,...
  • McNabb answers critical column from NAACP leader

    12/14/2005 3:00:38 PM PST · by NittanyLion · 62 replies · 1,657+ views ^ | 12/14/2005 | News Services
    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has expressed surprise and disappointment after hearing of racially charged criticism made by Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt Mondesire in a Nov. 27 column in the Philadelphia Sun. [snip] "Especially being the same color I am," McNabb told the Philadelphia Inquirer. "Obviously if it's someone else who is not African-American, it's racism. But when someone of the same race talks about you because you're selling out because you're not running the ball, it goes back to: What are we really talking about here? [snip] "I always thought the NAACP supported African-Americans and didn't talk bad...
  • John Smallwood | FOLDING THE RACE CARD

    12/09/2005 11:05:29 AM PST · by hipaatwo · 19 replies · 543+ views
    THAT I DISAGREE with the negative assessment Philadelphia NAACP head Jerry Mondesire made of Donovan McNabb in the Philadelphia Sun is irrelevant.Mondesire, like everyone else, is entitled to his opinions, and more power to him for having a forum like the Sun to express them. I guess what I'd really like to know is how or why the quarterback's performance, Terrell Owens' self-created banishment and the Eagles' fall from Super Bowl to the cellar of the NFC East has evolved into a referendum on "blackness" in some segments of Philadelphia's African-American community.In his column, Mondesire blasted McNabb as an average...
  • Mondesire blisters McNabb (Was Rush right?)

    12/06/2005 11:20:32 AM PST · by jsk10 · 107 replies · 2,941+ views ^ | John K.
    If you read it too quickly and didn't see the byline, you might think that a controversial column lambasting Eagles' quarterback Donovan McNabb was another blast from ultra-conservative radio-talker Rush Limbaugh. It said that McNabb - who led the Birds to the Super Bowl last year but had a sub-par 2005 before succumbing to injuries - was a "mediocre talent" who is "hiding behind excuses dripping in make-believe racial stereotypes" for refusing to run the football more often. "But then you played the race card and practically all of us fell for your hustle," the columnist wrote. "You scammed us...
  • No one bigger than the game

    11/09/2005 9:59:45 AM PST · by 7thson · 51 replies · 1,220+ views
    NFL ^ | Nov. 8, 2005 | Lincoln Kennedy
    I'm sure by now you and everyone else in the football world is tired of hearing about Terrell Owens. Believe me, I'm tired of talking about it. But when I think of this situation, I can't help but be reminded that in this day and age, "bad" behavior is still often rewarded in the end. Whatever happened to the good old days when older players kept the young ones in check? When a rookie came into the game and veterans taught them respect by having them do things like pick up laundry bags or sing at the training table or...
  • Plot Thickens In T.O./Eagles Debacle

    11/06/2005 4:19:27 PM PST · by NewMediaFan · 91 replies · 2,528+ views
    WBEN 930 ^ | Sunday, November 6, 2005 | Mark J. Grimaldi
    ESPN's Chris Mortensen has confirmed rumors that Terrell Owens engaged in a fist fight Wednesday with teammate Hugh Douglas. The fight broke out after Douglas came into the locker room and announced "I know there are people in here faking injuries." Another Eagles source reported that both Douglas and Owens threw at least two punches a piece before T.O. challenged quarterback Donovan McNabb and then everyone else in the room, saying "You want some? Anyone else want some?" All of this drama comes as ESPN has also confirmed that the Eagles and Brian Westbrook have agreed to a 5-year contract...
  • T.O.: McNabb and I talked

    09/10/2005 6:18:56 AM PDT · by randita · 5 replies · 296+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 9/10/05 | Bob Brookover
    Posted on Sat, Sep. 10, 2005 T.O.: McNabb and I talked By Bob Brookover Inquirer Staff Writer Terrell Owens talked again yesterday, and he promised a Super Bowl victory for the Eagles that will be followed by more discussions about his contract situation. The Eagles wide receiver made his debut on a radio show from South Florida hosted by Dan Le Batard, a sports columnist with the Miami Herald. Owens, who is not talking to members of the local media, is scheduled to be part of Le Batard's show every Friday during the season. In addition to saying he had...
  • T.O. gets stern letter from Birds

    08/15/2005 5:05:48 PM PDT · by randita · 40 replies · 702+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirere ^ | 8/15/05 | Bob Brookover
    Posted on Mon, Aug. 15, 2005 T.O. gets stern letter from Birds By Bob Brookover INQUIRER STAFF WRITER PITTSBURGH - The Eagles confirmed an ESPN report that they have sent disgruntled wide receiver Terrell Owens a letter detailing a list of his alleged misdeeds during his 10 days at training camp at Lehigh University. It was not the first time they had sent the wide receiver such a letter, a team source said. The source indicated the team also sent a letter to Owens in May when he failed to attend the mandatory post-draft camp at the NovaCare Complex. Owens,...
  • McNabb to Owens: Stop Talking About Me

    08/12/2005 11:52:48 AM PDT · by kevkrom · 57 replies · 1,616+ views
    AP via Yahoo! News ^ | 12 August 2005 | DAN GELSTON
    McNabb to Owens: Stop Talking About Me By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer1 hour, 46 minutes ago Donovan McNabb insisted he wasn't stung by criticism from Terrell Owens, laughing off the banished wide receiver's remarks before turning serious and telling him to "keep my name out of your mouth." While Owens left his home for the Bahamas, McNabb joked with reporters, tapped the mikes and rubbed his hands together before taking his seat inside a jammed media tent shortly after Philadelphia's Friday practice. "Yeah! C'mon, bring it!" McNabb said to laughter. Owens again blasted McNabb on two separate interviews with...
  • McNabb denies he was sick at Super Bowl

    02/10/2005 4:11:18 AM PST · by 7thson · 263 replies · 3,350+ views ^ | Feb. 9, 2005 | wire reports
    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (Feb. 9, 2005) -- Donovan McNabb has no apologies for his Super Bowl performance. He won't allow his teammates to make excuses, either. . . . The Eagles' offensive struggles were caused only by the Patriots and the tension of a Super Bowl, not a phantom sickness.
  • McNabb like a caged bird (Brutal!)

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Patriots knew Donovan McNabb couldn't beat them with his arm in Super Bowl XXXIX. But they did suspect McNabb could beat his own team with it. He complied. Sunday night, McNabb cobbled together a mishmash of inaccuracy, indecisiveness, inconsistency and ineptitude. If he merely played OK, the Eagles might have pulled the upset over the Patriots. But OK was too tall an order. The statistics tell a tale of a valiant effort by the Philadelphia quarterback -- 30-for-51 for 357 yards with three touchdowns. But the three picks he threw -- one to Tedy Bruschi during...
  • Donovan McNabb Comes Up Shaky in the Big Game

    02/07/2005 8:48:24 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 223 replies · 4,064+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 1:20 AM Feb. 7, 2005 | Associated Press
    It looked like Donovan McNabb saved his jitters for the Super Bowl. McNabb spent the week telling jokes, being loose and insisting that he felt no pressure leading the Philidelphia Eagles versus the New England Patriots.But the five time pro bowl QB had a shaky performance in the most important game of his career Sunday, a 24-21 loss to the Patriots. McNabb turned the ball over three times, including crucial interceptions in the first and fourth quarters.McNabb misfired on several passes early, held the ball too long in other instance and made several poor decisions. One of the best scramblers...
  • Reports: McNabb Sick During Crucial Part Of Super Bowl

    02/08/2005 11:49:37 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 483 replies · 8,757+ views
    AP ^ | February 8, 2005
    PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was so ill in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl that a teammate had to call a play in the huddle, center Hank Fraley said. "He fought to the end," Fraley told Comcast SportsNet on Monday. "He gave it his all. He was almost puking in the huddle. One play had to be called by (wideout) Freddie Mitchell because Donovan was mumbling because he was almost puking." Offensive lineman Jon Runyan also echoed Fraley's comments in the same interview aired on two local radio stations on Tuesday after the Comcast report. McNabb...
  • Pats carve up blitzing Eagles

    02/07/2005 8:56:25 AM PST · by bikepacker67 · 22 replies · 759+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | JOHN MCCLAIN
    Brady, unfazed by pressure, picks apart Pro Bowlers JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - The Eagles figured they could use man coverage on the New England receivers and blitz quarterback Tom Brady from every angle. With three Pro Bowl selections — cornerback Lito Sheppard and safeties Brian Dawkins and Michael Lewis — Philadelphia thought its defense matched up well with New England's offense. Defensive coordinator Jim Johnson is regarded as one of the most creative in his profession. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Patriots pick up the blitz as well as anyone. Quarterback Tom Brady threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns. Deion...

    02/07/2005 8:08:48 AM PST · by Al Simmons · 86 replies · 2,415+ views
    A (slightly) demented mind | Today | Moi
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  • New England Wins! (New England 24 - Philadelphia 21; Final)

    02/06/2005 8:54:44 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 3,769 replies · 87,267+ views
    Fox Sports ^ | 2.6.05 | Terry Bradshaw, JimmyJohnson, Howie Long, James Brown
    <p>Pre game has begun in the Eastern and Central time zones.</p>
  • AFC/NFC Championship Games for 23 January 2005

    01/23/2005 6:06:30 AM PST · by rdb3 · 47 replies · 1,054+ views
    FR ^ | 23 January 2005 | rdb3
    Okay FR football fans, this is it. Championship Sunday. We have the Patriots in the Steel City to battle the Steelers. We have the QB/RB/HB/All-around-fast-guy Michael Vick and his Falcons taking on the Chuncky Soup eating Donovan McNabb (his mama made him eat it) and the Eagles in Philly. Offensive octane in Philly, defensive titans in Pittsburgh. Sounds like it's gonna be a fun day today! Post your picks. Who do you think will win and why? Here are my choices, so take a peek and tell me where I'm wrong if I'm wrong. New England is -3 in Pittsburgh....
  • McNabb, Vick set for milestone game, NFC title game is first with two black QBs

    01/20/2005 5:42:47 AM PST · by randita · 102 replies · 1,476+ views
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 1/20/2005 | Les Bowen
    Posted on Thu, Jan. 20, 2005 McNabb, Vick set for milestone game NFC title game is first with two black QBs By LES BOWEN NOBODY HAD to remind Jeff Blake that this weekend's matchup of Donovan McNabb and Michael Vick in the NFC Championship Game ensures that an African-American will start at quarterback in the Super Bowl, for only the third time in 39 years. "There's only been two, in NFL history. That's a lot of football, for only two. And only one's won it," said Blake, an Eagles backup who is both African-American and a QB. "It's a...
  • McNabb, Sapp were targets of scam attempt

    01/04/2005 12:20:55 PM PST · by Honcho · 15 replies · 818+ views
    Sports Illustrated ^ | Monday January 3, 2005 9:58PM | AP
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- A 29-year-old Maryland man was charged with theft after calling NFL players Donovan McNabb, Darrell Green and Warren Sapp and convincing them to wire him money. Lewis Sills of Elkridge, Md., faces multiple charges of theft and identity theft after stealing or trying to steal from McNabb, Sapp and Green, Howard County police said. fter persuading Green and McNabb to wire him money, Sills called Sapp, who became suspicious, police said. The Oakland Raiders defensive lineman's financial manager contacted police, who arrested Sills after he picked up money he believed was from Sapp. "We have not been...
  • McNabb passes for five TDs in first half

    12/06/2004 9:03:15 AM PST · by Libertarian4Bush · 104 replies · 1,019+ views
    ESPN ^ | 12/5/04 | despondent sportswriters
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Donovan McNabb usually puts up these numbers playing video games. McNabb threw a career-high five touchdown passes in the first half and finished with a team-record 464 yards passing, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 47-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Brian Westbrook had 11 catches for 156 yards and three TDs and Terrell Owens caught eight passes for 161 yards and one score. McNabb set a team record by completing his first 14 passes and finished 32-of-43. "Statistically, it felt like playing a video game," McNabb said. "We were clicking on all cylinders....
  • Terrell Owens, ''Desperate Housewives,'' and NASCAR (Should we really be surprised?)

    11/20/2004 6:53:47 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 38 replies · 2,012+ views
    Rather than star quarterback Donovan McNabb or any other members of the Eagles, it seemed natural that the often-tacky Terrell Owens was the player who once again managed to find the gutter. Out here on the Left Coast, we observed the Owens act for six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. He openly feuded with coaches, teammates, and opponents. Owens' end zone antics such as the Sharpie incident became legendary. And embarrassing to anybody who believes athletes should be held to a higher standard! After the 2003 season, the self-centered and disruptive Owens had to go. With his talent, the...
  • What Did Max Kellerman Say on Hannity about Rush? (Vanity Request for Information)

    03/30/2004 10:35:57 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 8 replies · 243+ views
    Hannity & Colmes/FNC - Rush Limbaugh Show
    Rush has been touting for an hour-and-a-half some comments that former ESPN host Max Kellerman made on Hannity yesterday (not sure if it was on Sean's radio or TV show). Apparently it has to do with what was being said behind the scenes regarding Rush's comments about Donovan McNabb, and the aftermath. I can't listen any more today to Rush, and would be very grateful if someone would post what Rush has to say about it, or what Kellerman himself said during his appearance with Sean Hannity. Many thanks!
  • White or black, cheer good and boo bad (Rush Was Right!)

    01/31/2004 8:14:47 AM PST · by AlwaysLurking · 17 replies · 299+ views
    Phildelphia Inquirer ^ | Sat, Jan. 31, 2004 | Phil Sheridan
    Posted on Sat, Jan. 31, 2004 Phil Sheridan | White or black, cheer the good and boo the bad By Phil Sheridan Inquirer Columnist HOUSTON - Warren Moon agrees with Rush Limbaugh on this much, at least. The progress of African American quarterbacks in the NFL has been a media-driven issue. "It's a story we didn't necessarily ask for," Moon said Thursday afternoon. "In a thousand interviews, we were asked about being black quarterbacks." The screaming match that followed Limbaugh's ill-conceived September remarks about the Eagles' Donovan McNabb drowned out any more thoughtful discussion about this. Maybe that's possible now...
  • Black QBs lament Limbaugh's comments

    01/29/2004 7:02:50 PM PST · by ambrose · 81 replies · 626+ views
    AP ^ | 1.29.04 | Joe Kay
    Black QBs lament Limbaugh's comments By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer January 29, 2004 HOUSTON (AP) -- Some retired black quarterbacks want to help their modern-day counterparts deal with the extra scrutiny of being a high-profile minority player in the NFL. Rush Limbaugh's comments about Donovan McNabb earlier this season reminded them that black quarterbacks still aren't on equal footing in all respects. Warren Moon, Doug Williams and other former NFL quarterbacks said Thursday they've formed ``The Field Generals'' to serve primarily as a support group for players. ``As a quarterback -- I don't care who you are -- there's...
  • Getting close not enough for McNabb (BARRRFFFF!!!!!)

    01/19/2004 10:02:49 AM PST · by Chi-townChief · 78 replies · 346+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | January 19, 2004 | JAY MARIOTTI SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST
    PHILADELPHIA -- He always was a winner, a champion from his Mount Carmel days, making it all the more cruel and a little absurd that Donovan McNabb has become a lovable loser. Like a certain baseball team in his hometown, he is cursed and maybe doomed to a runner-up existence, which won't make his life easier in a devastated city that is reaching for razor blades and looking for bridges. This time, it wasn't Rush Limbaugh spewing hatred. This time, it was a freak shot to the ribs, courtesy of Carolina linebacker Greg Favors, who planted his helmet into McNabb's...
  • Rush's PERFECT comments Re: Donovan McNabb

    01/19/2004 9:26:26 AM PST · by Pukin Dog · 598 replies · 972+ views
    For those who missed it, Limbaugh performed the most perfect comments on Donovan McNabb this morning by not even mentioning his name. Instead he contrasted the way that Payton Manning came out and took responsibility for his performance against the way that the media instantly set out to blame the Eagles' wide recievers for what happened to them. It was the best revenge, because by not mentioning McNabb, no one in the media can say that Rush attacked McNabb, but to all us football fans, what Rush DIDNT say, was LOUD AND CLEAR. Thanks Rush!
  • Unfortunate Lessons Learned at ESPN

    01/18/2004 3:45:27 PM PST · by writer33 · 20 replies · 155+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Home Page ^ | 1/14/04 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT 12:40 PM ET RUSH: Matt in Cincinnati. Welcome, sir. Nice to have you on the EIB Network. MATT: Yeah, hi, Rush, I'm not going to let this McNabb thing go, either. I just wanted to say I will be thankful when the Super Bowl is over and the NFL season is come to an end. I've lost all respect for the NFL media, and certain other individuals for their treatment of you. I'm disgusted with their phony baloney outrage and their self-serving hand-wringing. I tell you I expect more out of adults and I say shame on them.