Sunday, December 2, 2007
NcNabb out with thumb, ankle; Feeley gets start
PHILADELPHIA -- Donovan McNabb was inactive for the Eagles'
game against Seattle on Sunday because of a sprained ankle and
A.J. Feeley got his second consecutive start. Feeley is coming
off a strong outing in a 31-28 loss to New England in which he had
career bests in completions (27) and yards passing (345) and threw
for three touchdowns. But he also had three interceptions,
including one that was returned for a score.
McNabb has been sidelined since spraining his right ankle and
injuring his thumb in a win over the Miami Dolphins on Nov. 18.
Since leading the Eagles to the Super Bowl three years ago,
McNabb hasn't played a full season. He missed the final seven games
in 2005 with a sports hernia and sat out the last eight games,
including playoffs, last season with a torn knee ligament.
Overall, the Eagles are 14-9 in games McNabb has missed because
of injury since he became the starter in Week 10 of his rookie year
The Eagles also played without strong safety Quintin Mikell
(knee) and defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley (knee).