Though his time here was short, and ended poorly, Terrell Owens was probably the most popular athlete in the city at his peak. To this day, a good percentage of fans take Owens’ side in the TO vs. Donovan McNabb fiasco that was ultimately the cherry on top of the star wide receiver’s undoing with the Eagles.
As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game
Donovan McNabb will be remembered for many things he did (and didn’t do) during his NFL career. He’ll be remembered as the best quarterback of all time (so far), for his failure to win a Super Bowl, for his air guitar prowess, and for not knowing there were ties in NFL football games
In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?
Donovan McNabb takes offense at Shawn Andrews’ bullying claims.
Put this one in the category of, “things that might make the internet break in Philadelphia.”
The game itself, as it turned out, was a less than optimal setting for Donovan McNabb’s retirement ceremony during halftime of Thursday night’s Eagles loss to the Chiefs. But the loss didn’t make the night any less special for McNabb.
Andy Reid returned to Lincoln Financial Field last night, and brought the 2012 Eagles with him.
As for Donovan McNabb, the consensus seems to be that he deserves to have his number retired.
Chip Kelly has only been a head coach in the NFL for two games, but Donvovan McNabb has seen enough.
Former Eagles safety Brian Dawkins will MC Thursday night’s Donovan McNabb ceremony.
On Thursday night, Andy Reid returns to Philadelphia as his Kansas City Chiefs take on the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Also, at halftime, the Eagles will retire Donovan McNabb’s number five jersey.
This is the part of the Eagles preseason that is usually pretty tough to get through. It’s like coming down off of a caffeine high. When training camp starts, everyone is so fired up. Then there’s the first preseason game, and everyone’s fired up. And then we have to wait an entire month through terrible football and lesser storylines until we get an actual game.
Chris discusses a New York Times story on the dysfunction at the Clinton Foundation, an escaped snake in Swarthmore, and Corey Booker’s standing among Democrats. He also talks to Bennett Levin, the former Commissioner of L&I, about his request for an apology from Mayor Michael Nutter.
Donovan McNabb says he offered his support and advice to Robert Griffin III. Griffin said “thanks but no thanks.” McNabb wasn’t too happy with that response.