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Donovan McNabb Honored In Philly

Posted By Blake Bass On September 20, 2013 @ 8:17 AM In NFL | No Comments

Eagles_Donovan_McNabb_2013 [1]PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles retired Donovan McNabb’s No. 5 in a halftime ceremony that was notable for how upbeat it was.

The relationship between McNabb and Eagles fans was uneasy from the beginning, when a group of fans clamoring for running back Ricky Williams traveled to New York to boo the selection of McNabb in the 1999 NFL draft.

There was nothing but cheering when McNabb walked out of the tunnel and onto the field where he celebrated an NFC championship and completed a fourth-and-26 pass to help win a playoff game.

Source: Phil Sheridan, ESPN [2]


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