Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Donovan McNabb will formally retire as an Eagle on Monday. The former Eagles quarterback will be honored at a news conference with owner Jeffrey Lurie. McNabb 36 appeared at the Eagles' Alumni Day during Sunday's open practice at Lincoln Financial Field. McNabb was introduced to the 30000 fans in attendance and received a standing ovation. His relationship with the team and the fans in Philadelphia was at times acrimonious but the retirement ceremony should offer positive closure. McNabb is the team's all-time leader in every major passing category. He quarterbacked the Eagles to 91 regular-season wins and nine postseason victories. His reception was among the loudest. Brian Dawkins Brian Westbrook Duce Staley and Harold Carmichael also received big ovations. Good start Eagles president Don Smolenski said that 30000 fans attended the first open practice. Fans had reserved 65000 tickets but there was a threat of rain and the tickets were free so it was not certain the ...
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