Originally written October 30, 2012 on Tireball.com:
Donovan McNabb is familiar with what Michael Vick is going though. Having played as the quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles for eleven seasons McNabb is familiar with some booing in his direction. The expectations of fans and ownership have not been met with successs on the field this year. The Eagles are currently 3-4 on the season and lost for the first time after a bye in the thirteen year coaching career of Andy Reid. The bar was raised when Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said an 8-8 season from the Eagles is “unacceptable.” McNabb understands the pressure on Vick. “You have to focus on your job and if you focus on your job you block everything out,” McNabb said as a guest analyst on Tuesday’s “NFL AM.” “I think you get in a situation where once you start hearing the boos and hearing the radio stations talk and people on the outside begin to bring your name up of being benched then you begin to lose focus and now your play begins to fall and you begin to focus on other things. … ...
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