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Monday, April 5, 2010
Monday Beastlines: Special McNabb edition
By Dan Graziano
Let's take a look at what folks around the country are saying about Sunday's blockbuster trade between the Redskins and Eagles:
Phil Sheridan of the Inquirer calls this
a "high-risk, low-reward" move
by the Eagles.
Frank Fitzpatrick from the Inquirer
basically writes an obituary
for Donovan McNabb's career in Philly.
Brian Dawkins says the Eagles
will regret this move
. And he should know.
Ashley Fox of the Inquirer says this move is better for
both the Eagles and McNabb
Rich Hofmann of the Daily News is the man who fired up the McNabb trade talk with a column in January. Today, he says the Eagles have "
made their lives more complicated
Michael Wilbon, who admits to being pals with McNabb,
thinks this is a good fit for the Redskins
Mike Wise of the Post takes a much less optimistic approach. He says this is pretty much the same old Redskins --
trying to take an intriguing shortcut
what Don Banks of SI.com
learned from this stunning trade. And here are some quarterbacks
who made mid-career team changes.
Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports reports that McNabb
threatened to retire
if he was traded to the Raiders.
Tim Cowlishaw of ESPN's "Around the Horn" and The Dallas Morning News doesn't think
the McNabb trade makes the Redskins