Posted October 24, 2011 on
In response to a report questioning his work ethic, Donovan McNabb said he has been doing everything coaches ask of him to be prepared and said he hasn’t been late to meetings.
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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...
The Vikings front office had a plan once the awful 2010 season ended -- they wanted to draft a quarterback for the future and sign a veteran quarterback so the rookie could learn from the sidelines. The Vikings believed they could be a playoff team because they had the right pieces in place but six weeks into the season, the Vikings have taken a 1-5 uppercut to the jaw and now their...
Donovan McNabb stood alone on the sideline Sunday, hands on his hips, a headset in his ear. For the second year in a row, one of the most talented quarterbacks in a generation again was a backup, this time replaced by an unproven rookie for the punchless Minnesota Vikings.
Replacing McNabb was Christian Ponder, representing all the talent and potential that, 13 years ago, McNabb...
Although Donovan McNabb is only two years removed from the Philadelphia Eagles organization, it seems like a lifetime has passed since he was an effective NFL quarterback. McNabb’s fall from grace has been rapid, and as we all know his short stay with the Redskins went horribly to say the least. At this point, there [...]
The decision to bench Donovan McNabb may have had to do with more than just his play on the field. According to Michael Lombardi of NFL Network, McNabb doesn’t want to put in the time and shows up late for meetings and practice. On NFL Network’s NFL GameDay Morning, tardiness was mentioned as a reason…
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In one game, Christian Ponder managed to spark the Vikings offense in a way that Donovan McNabb never really did through six games. Despite being less “accurate” from a completion percentage standpoint (Ponder was 13-32, McNabb is at 60% this season), Ponder helped Minnesota go 9-16 on third downs, hit a 72-yarder to Michael Jenkins, and threw two touchdown passes.Third downs...
Only a two? Harsh, bro.
Kansas City at Oakland ***
This afternoon’s selections are pretty dismal. The Raiders are still mum on their starting QB, but they’ve been making Davis-esque moves for the past couple weeks. Starting Palmer is the Davis move, so that’s what I expect to happen.
Pittsburgh at Arizona **
In 1944, the Cardinals and Steelers merged teams for a season and...