Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/14/13
After all that abuse from Eagles fans during his time in Philly, going back to his name being selected in 1999 draft, Donovan McNabb will return to Philadelphia for a yet-to-be scheduled retirement ceremony. McNabb said, via NBC Sports Radio (via NFL.com) on Monday that the team thinks Sept. 19th would be a good time to do it, as the Kansas City Chiefs are in town. So Andy Reid and McNabb will return to Lincoln Financial Field for a proper sendoff. Be nice Philadelphia! As many fans may have a certain disdain for McNabb, it's pretty unfair. He holds just about every franchise record imaginable in Philly, including most passing yards (32,873), most touchdown passes (216), most completions (2,801) and attempts (4,746). Not too bad, but we know, where's the Super Bowl rings, right? McNabb doesn't think it was all that bad, and he says the hatred is only from a small minority of fans. "There was never any animosity from the Philly fans," he said, via The Post-Standard. "The handful of fans that are the ones that are kind of being seen, they're not a high percentage of fans who truly appreciate what you were able to do while you were there. I have nothing but love for the Philly fans, even the ones who were highly criticizing me or opinionated in any way. I can't get upset at them because my job is to get out on the field and be productive. That's what quarterbacking i."
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