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Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

Posted on: July 27, 2011 9:16 pm
Edited on: July 27, 2011 9:33 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

At various points on Tuesday and Wednesday, Donovan McNabb was as good as gone from Washington, borne out into the great midwest to mentor Christian Ponder with the Vikings, as first reported by CBSSports.com's own Mike Freeman.

But there was a little matter of McNabb agreeing to changing up his contract, since Minnesota obviously wasn't going to give him eight figures to do so.

That issue appears to have been cleared though, and the McNabb-to-Minny deal is "now official."

That's according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, who reported Wednesday that the deal is "done" and will be announced on Thursday.
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A league source has confirmed the report to Freeman as well.

There haven't been precise details of the trade released yet, but it stands to reason that, as we previously noted, the Redskins will still receive a pair of sixth-round picks in return for McNabb.

Given that near-sickening drop in value, it's hard to imagine that McNabb will be getting all that much money from the Vikings just to play the role of mentor. But then again, he's out of Washington so whatever he had to give up is probably worth it.

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Comments

Since: Oct 12, 2010
Posted on: July 28, 2011 7:19 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

hahahaha... you sound like a donk!



Since: Oct 13, 2008
Posted on: July 28, 2011 6:32 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

Ummm, McNabb pretty much always had a solid running game with Duce Staley early in his career and then Brian Westbrook for most of his career. They always said he didn't have a solid receiving core. Yeah sometimes Andy Reid would barely run the ball, but he had pro bowl running backs basically his entire career.



Since: Jun 22, 2011
Posted on: July 28, 2011 6:17 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

Can't wait to see his old ass lumbering around while being pursued by one Julius Peppers....I love this trade, they bring in a QB and lose there best offensive weapon in Rice.  Now comes all the talk that McNabb never had a solid running game as he will in Minnesota, wake up fools....he isn't the same player he used to be!  Fork in the road equalls retirement....not glory.



Since: Dec 22, 2009
Posted on: July 28, 2011 4:12 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

StevePhoenix,

Really??? You gonna talk smack about this trade? This is coming from a Cardinal fan. Need I remind you who you have on your roster? I'll take Donovan McNabb over your local boy Max Hall any day. Even Kolb if you get him. Let me guess, you live in Maryvale and have a GED.



Since: Jul 28, 2011
Posted on: July 28, 2011 4:12 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

As a life long Eagles fan I wish both Donovan and the Vikings well.Hopefully they can do what Andy Reid and the boys could not.That is make him throw the medium range pass with more consistency.Donovan is a total class act blessed with exceptional athletic ability.Too often he reminds me of a basketball player that jukes,jives makes a few awesome moves to break down the defense........only to miss an open layup........... Throwing that pass at the receivers feet [after the hard part is done !!] drives you crazy. It has to be either mechanical,mental or both.I suspect mostly mental.Obviously he doesn't do it all the time but if he had increased his efficiency between 10 and 15% with those medium range passes when the receiver is wide open...............................

....... he would now be a hall of famer with two superbowl rings ! ! ..............



Since: Feb 11, 2009
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:54 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

So what excuse are the Shanahans going to give us DC fans for a lame season this year?



Since: Jun 23, 2011
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:13 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

GO BRUSH YOUR BOYFRIENDS HAIR U SILLY LITTLE TRICK!! LET THE MEN TALK FOOTBALL IDIOT PUNK!!



Since: Oct 10, 2009
Posted on: July 28, 2011 2:47 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

Yeah because fans sign players and make trades.  Fool.
 



Since: Jun 23, 2011
Posted on: July 28, 2011 2:45 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

Don't get smart punk bitch! Ya lets move the team to L.A u DUMB SHIT so a bunch of fags can show up and get ballzs deep in your fat ass while ur boyfriend watches punk! U should stick to playing with yourself, least you will get in the game BENCHY! NOW GO BRUSH YOUR BOYFRIENDS HAIR U LITTLE PILLOW BITER!!



Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: July 28, 2011 2:16 am
 

Donovan McNabb trade to Vikings 'done'

Once again the Vikings and there fans are the laughing stack of the football world. This poor team needs to get out of Minneapolis, Minnesota and go to LA and fast because if not there fans up there will ruin this team more. Bunch of idiots up there in Minnesota and that's for sure. Really Donovan McNabb, fools.


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