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Donovan McNabb passed through the NFL’s waiver process without the Bears or any other team putting in a claim, ESPN reported. That means the Chicago native could sign with any team that is interested. Meanwhile, the Vikings claimed quarterback Sage Rosenfels off waivers from the Miami Dolphins to replace the departed McNabb. Rosenfels was brought in by Vikings vice president Rick Spielman in 2009. But he never played, stuck behind Tarvaris Jackson and then Brett Favre on the depth chart. He spent last season with the Giants. The Vikings granted McNabb’s request to be released on Thursday, leaving them with …
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Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb, released this week by the Vikings, went unclaimed on waivers, according to ESPN, which meansheis now free to sign with any NFL team. Minnesota waived the 13-year veteran Thursday, which allowed him the chance to sign with another team for the rest of the 2011 season-- including McNabb's hometown Chicago Bears. Vikings head coach Leslie...
Donovan McNabb was not at practice for the Minnesota Vikings during the portion that is open to the media on Thursday amid reports that the veteran quarterback has been waived.
McNabb was seen in the locker room earlier in the day, but did not accompany the team to practice in preparation for Sunday's home game against Denver. A team spokesman declined to comment on the absence...
Since the Vikings cut quarterback Donovan McNabb on a Thursday, they owe him a paycheck for Week 13. Since no team claimed McNabb on waivers, the Vikings possibly owe McNabb four more paychecks. Under the labor deal, a player with four or more seasons of service is entitled once in his career to receive termination…
The Chicago Bears took a pass on Donovan McNabb and so did 30 other clubs as he passed through the NFL’s waiver process without being claimed Friday afternoon.
Having been displaced as the starter in Minnesota, Donovan McNabb has asked for, and will be granted, his released by the Vikings, according to reports Thursday.
The chances of the Bears pursuing Donovan McNabb seem slim.
As of today, the Donovan McNabb era in Minnesota has ended. Not that it lasted very long. The last couple of seasons have been rough on the Chicago born NFL veteran. It all started with a curious trade of McNabb to the division rival Redskins from the Eagles where he had played his entire career. [...]
Is it time for embattled QB Donovan McNabb to come home? The Chicago product from Mt. Carmel high school has always drawn an excessive amount of criticism, and in my opinion not always deservedly so. He has over a 60% career completion rate and he doesn’t traditionally throw a lot of interceptions.
And only four current NFL Hall-of-Famers have a passer rating higher than McNabb’s...
Donovan McNabb's time in Minnesota is over.
The Bears on Friday signed wide receiver Earl Bennett to a four-year contract extension through 2015, they chose not to claim quarterback Donovan McNabb off waivers, and Jay Cutler is lending his support to backup quarterback Caleb Hanie.
Bears will not claim Donovan McNabb
Fri Dec 2 17:14:00 2011
Lovie Smith made it clear after practice Friday that the Bears were not going to...