Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/23/11

Before losing his starting job, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb was arriving late for meetings and practice, NFL.com reported Sunday.

McNabb was acquired in an offseason trade with Washington and started the team's first six games, going 1-5. He was replaced in Sunday's 39-10 loss to Chicago by Christian Ponder, the team's first-round pick who is starting this week vs. Green Bay.

The report said McNabb, 34, is at a point in his career that he does not want to put in the preparation time to be successful.

Similar reports surfaced last year in Washington regarding McNabb, whose production and skills have fallen off sharply since Philadelphia traded him to Washington prior to the 2010 campaign.

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