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McNabb still in play for Vikings?

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08:05 AM ET 11.26 | Some of the natural factors leading to speculation Donovan McNabb would end up in Minnesota are gone, but not all. With Brett Favre playing out his final days in Minnesota, and the Vikings likely in the market for another experienced quarterback, expect McNabb talk to heat up again in the spring if Shanahan severs ties with him. Quarterbacks coach Kevin Rogers tutored McNabb at Syracuse in the late 1990s, and McNabb maintains a relationship with interim head coach Leslie Frazier, who coached with Childress under Andy Reid in Philadelphia.

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November 26, 2010  08:06 AM ET

Why not Vick? or his teammate Kevin Kolb? I would rather have either of them than McNabb

November 26, 2010  08:12 AM ET

I don't think the Eagles will let Vick get away. They'll either franchise him or offer him more money. And with the weapons he has in Philly I'm not sure he'd want to leave. And Kolb isn't a free agent so Philly will likely ask for quite a bit in a trade.

November 26, 2010  08:14 AM ET

Maybe Claussen will be available. (joke)

November 26, 2010  08:19 AM ET
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Maybe Claussen will be available. (joke)

sarcasm noted...........

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November 26, 2010  08:58 AM ET

Getting hard to tell the SI writers from the spammers on this board. Maybe they are one and the same.

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November 26, 2010  09:11 AM ET
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I actually feel bad for skins fans...their owner doesn't understand how to build an nfl team and he hired a massively overrated shanahan (imo) wjo has, lets get real......accomplished nothing in the post elway decade +

"Big Names" always excite Little Danny.

Skins fans hope he's done playing fantasy football, but it's doubtful.

November 26, 2010  09:21 AM ET

Childress is gone, therefore McNabb is not in the picture. The Vikings are no longer interested in a quarterback with nothing left in the tank.

November 26, 2010  09:26 AM ET
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Getting hard to tell the SI writers from the spammers on this board. Maybe they are one and the same.

They even write the same - "everybody!sorry bother your time a min"

November 26, 2010  09:31 AM ET
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November 26, 2010  09:34 AM ET
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November 26, 2010  09:37 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Getting hard to tell the SI writers from the spammers on this board. Maybe they are one and the same.

Sounds like it.

November 26, 2010  09:37 AM ET
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I don't think the Eagles will let Vick get away. They'll either franchise him or offer him more money. And with the weapons he has in Philly I'm not sure he'd want to leave. And Kolb isn't a free agent so Philly will likely ask for quite a bit in a trade.

Heartily agree about Vick not wanting to leave Philly b/c of the receiving group they have.

At this point, though, I'm ready to call Tony Dungy and have him mentor McNabb. I'm hopeful that he picks it up once he gets used to Kyle's offense. Maybe Skins pick up someone decent in the draft who can watch and learn for a few years.

November 26, 2010  09:50 AM ET

Two comments: To the spammers - You're proving that there is nothing legit about your company by trying to promote your products in a forum that is not meant for doing so. Second I dont think the Eagles will part with either of thier quarterbacks. Viking fans might want to look at Tampa's back up Josh Johnson. He has all the skills to be "Vick like" and could start for alot of teams right now. The Bucs I think are looking to upgrade on defense and I think might be very willing to make a deal!

November 26, 2010  09:55 AM ET

Get McNabb? Um, no, let's DON'T do that. I didn't want Favre and I sure as heck don't want McNabb - the results would not be much different from what he's doing with the Redskins.

THe "Win Now" window of opportunity for the Vikings has closed and there are too many personnel needs that need to be addressed before you going throwing money at another older quarterback who had some modicum of success in the past. Einstein's definition of insanity definitely applies here: continuing to do the same thing and expecting different results.

November 26, 2010  09:55 AM ET

The Vikings are getting rid of one aging QB at the end of this season. Do they really want another one?

November 26, 2010  10:01 AM ET
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I actually feel bad for skins fans...their owner doesn't understand how to build an nfl team and he hired a massively overrated shanahan (imo) wjo has, lets get real......accomplished nothing in the post elway decade +

Correct-da-mendo the man and his son haven't done jack since Elway . Overrated and an angry , lying little man .

November 26, 2010  10:03 AM ET

The Vikings need to start finding out who they will keep to play for their team next season. You can count in running backs Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart but they have a hole at quarterback with Brett Favre playing in his last season before he finally retires and then there is Tarvaris Jackson who has not lived up to the role of a starter in the chances the Vikings have given him in the past. But Donovan McNabb is not the guy you look for in thsi situation. There were talks about McNabb moving to Minnesota later last season when the Eagles lost in the playoffs and Brett Favre needed surgery but Favre is gone now and McNabb is on the Redskins with a 5 year contract that he signed a couple hours before the Eagles beating over the Redskins. So, the deal was 78 million and McNabb is still a good quarterback so the Redskins would not want to lose him and I think the Vikings should go after a guy in the draft next year like Greg McElroy or Cam Newton because they need to rebuild that franchise in the abscence of Favre.

 
November 26, 2010  10:06 AM ET

I live in Redskin country and it's the same story year after year after year and it will not change until they get a new owner some day PERIOD... I repeat period. I hear every year how Snyder is learning the way the NFL works and he will get it right this time... but he never does and he never will, it's all about making the big splash the big headline signing or hiring... you know who never does that? The New England Patriots, now compare those two franchises. I've been saying for years as long as Snyder is the owner this team will not do squat (maybe aside from some fluke year like last years Bengals) this man has single handedly ruined a once proud franchise for most likely the short and long term.

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