Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 12/23/11
When Donovan McNabb signed with the Minnesota Vikings, he asked longtime punter Chris Kluwe if he could take his No. 5 jersey. McNabb had worn the number since college and wanted to continue the tradition. Kluwe said yes, with some strings attached. The punter would give McNabb the number he had worn in Minnesota since 2005 provided McNabb did a few things for it. The quarterback would have to mention Kluwe's band, "Tripping Icarus" at least five times in interviews and would donate $5,000 to Kluwe's Kick for a Cure charity. By the time McNabb was released earlier this month, he has only mentioned the band twice and had yet to donate to the muscular dystrophy charity. "[Getting the money] would be the major thing," Kluwe told VikingsUpdate.com. "Tripping Icarus got the publicity we needed. That was fine, two mentions is more than enough. The $5,000 for Kick for a Cure would definitely be appreciated." Though McNabb has been released, Kluwe may not be able to wear his No. 5 until 201...
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