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The Minnesota Vikings have made some moves this week at the quarterback position, releasing a veteran and bringing back a former player. After adhering to the suggestion of veteran QB Donovan McNabb and his request of being released, the Vikings reached out to former Minnesota Vikings backup Sage Rosenfels, signing him of f the waiver wire after being released by the Miami Dolphins. Rosenfels was impressive in the 2010 preseason for the Minnesota Vikings and was traded to the New York Giants at the start of the season. But given the issues surrounding McNabb and Rosenfels, you have to ask a few questions. Rosenfels was released by the New York Giants in the preseason after suffering a rare blood disease. He was claimed by the Miami Dolphins after the club lost QB Chad Henne for the season, but did not start because of the re-occurring blood disorder. It was widely speculated last week that the Houston Texans would welcome Rosenfels back to the club after losing Matt Sch...

Bears should take shot on McNabb

He's not in shape. His time has passed. He has flopped at two jobs in a row. And on Thursday, Donovan McNabb was released by the Minnesota Vikings. A sad end to a career that never quite ... Well, let's hold off on that type of talk for a minute. McNabb sounds like something the Chicago Bears should be drooling over. It's funny, because Chicagoans wanted McNabb for...

Bears Show Little Interest In Donovan McNabb

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Vikings claim QB Rosenfels off waivers

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed quarterback Sage Rosenfels off waivers from the Miami Dolphins to replace the departed Donovan McNabb. Rosenfels was brought in by Vikings vice president Rick Spielman in 2009. But he never played, stuck behind Tarvaris Jackson and then Brett Favre on the depth chart. He spent last season with the Giants. The Vikings granted McNabb's request...

McNabb Goes Unclaimed On Waiver Wire

Updating an earlier report, quarterback Donovan McNabb did in fact pass through waivers from Minnesota unclaimed, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Fantasy Spin: McNabb will officially be free to sign with any club starting on Monday, but dont expect the 34-year-old vet to be relevant in fantasy football for the remainder of the 2011 campaign.

Smith puts brakes on McNabb speculation

The chances of the Bears pursuing Donovan McNabb seem slim.

Donovan McNabb goes unclaimed; Vikings grab Sage Rosenfels

Donovan McNabb passed through the NFL’s waiver process without the Bears or any other team putting in a claim, ESPN reported. That means the Chicago native could sign with any team that is interested. Meanwhile, the Vikings claimed quarterback Sage Rosenfels off waivers from the Miami Dolphins to...

Attention, World: Donovan McNabb Is Useless

I was watching “Pardon The Interruption” yesterday when Tony and Wilbon had on Ron Jaworski to come out and say all kinds of Ron Jaworski “National Football League” things. And the subject quickly turned to the recently released Donovan McNabb, and Jaws basically said that he thought Donovan was still a very good QB (using Jaws’ classic “the quarterback position” lingo...

Minnesota Vikings team report: Team moves on after releasing QB Donovan McNabb

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Devin Hester: Signing Donovan McNabb or Another QB Would Be ‘Waste of Time’

The fact that Donovan McNabb was waived by the Minnesota Vikings and not a single team claimed him should tell us all we need to know.  McNabb’s best years are behind him.  No team in the NFL thinks he is capable of contributing at this point, but Bears fans are officially desperate.  With Caleb Hanie [...]

Is Donovan McNabb a better option for the Bears than Josh McCown?

SEAN JENSEN: About a half-hour before practice Thursday at Halas Hall, reports surfaced that the Minnesota Vikings were releasing quarterback Donovan McNabb. The Bears immediately were pegged as his next stop.

No Donovan McNabb for Lovie Smith, who likes what Bears have at QB

Timing is everything. It looks as if Donovan McNabb’s availability came too late for the Bears. They would have loved to have drafted the former Mount Carmel star in 1999 and might have acquired him in 2009 when it appeared McNabb was on the outs in Philadelphia. But now that McNabb is a free agent...

Devin Hester: Signing Donovan McNabb would be “a waste of time”

The report that the Bears might consider signing Donovan McNabb doesn’t sound like a great idea to one of the Bears’ starting receivers. Devin Hester said on Mike and Mike in the Morning that he doesn’t think there’s any way McNabb could show up in Chicago this week and get up to speed fast enough…

Hester doesn't think signing McNabb would solve Bears' issues

Devin Hester doesn't have anything against Donovan McNabb, but he doesn't believe signing the veteran quarterback off the street would increase the Bears' chances of winning football games.
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