When professional athletes inevitably give in to the notion it may be time to call it a career, the questions about legacy and retrospection are always sure to quickly follow. In the case of 13-year NFL veteran Donovan McNabb, the question was recently posed as to whether or not he thought he deserved to have his bronze bust enshrined in Canton, Ohio -- to which McNabb responded, ‘Absolutely.’
Although McNabb is not necessarily retired, getting cut by the Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins in consecutive seasons, coupled with the fact no team has signed him since, seems to indicate the decision may be made for him. But if this really is the end of Donovan McNabb the NFL quarterback, where does he rank among the all-time QBs?
Just looking at the numbers, McNabb’s 37,276 passing yards and 234 career TD passes are probably right over the edge of required Hall of Fame stats, but has he really had a Hall of Fame career?
The biggest caveat brought up when discussing Donovan ...