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Donovan McNabb retires as a Philadelphia Eagle. Image via PhiladelphiaEagles.com
Donovan McNabb was at the NovaCare on Monday morning to retire from his NFL career as a Philadelphia Eagle. Just before he took the podium, Jeffrey Lurie revealed even more news about his team’s former quarterback: That McNabb’s #5 jersey will be retired, never to be worn by another Philadelphia player.
The retirement ceremony will take place when Andy Reid makes his return to Philadelphia with his new team, the Kansas City Chiefs, on September 19. McNabb will be only the ninth player in Eagles history to be bestowed the honor.
Former teammate Brian Dawkins introduced his good friend McNabb at the NovaCare. An emotional McNabb spoke from the heart about giving his all on the field, his teammates, and his historic relationship with Andy Reid. And he confessed that his greatest regret –not being able to get a parade down Broad Street to celebrate a Super Bowl win.”
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The Philadelphia Eagles held a press conference on Monday for quarterback Donovan McNabb to officially retire as a member of the Eagles, but franchise owner Jeffrey Lurie did one better. Lurie said the Eagles would retire the quarterback’s No. 5. The number will be officially retired at halftime on Sept. 19 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Perhaps, the Eagles chose that game on...
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Philadelphia, PA — Sunday July 28, 2013 the Philadelphia Eagles held their first training camp practice at Lincoln Financial field. This was also the first Padded Practice under New Coach Chip Kelly. Before the gates opened, the Eagles announced that Donovan McNabb will officially retire as an Eagle on Monday July 29, 2013. Jeremy Maclin [...]
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