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Redskins Send Donovan McNabb To The Vikings? More Moves Around The League

After the NFL and its players reached an agreement on Monday (July 25), teams went right to work the following day, making trades and signing free agents. One of the most talked about moves is one between the Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings, moving quarterback Donovan McNabb to the mid-west after the Skins benched him for the last few games of last season. Following Favre’s retirement, the Viks needed a replacement, and according to ESPN, McNabb’s acquisition shows accomplished veterans like…

Redskins Bench QB Donovan McNabb For Rest Of Season, Future Uncertain With Team

Washington Redskins’ coach, Mike Shanahan, announced Friday (December 17) that he has benched quarterback Donovan McNabb for back-up Rex Grossman. McNabb will serve as the second string QB against the Dallas Cowbows on Sunday (December 19) behind Grossman, but will then drop to third string for the final two games of the season with no guarantee he’ll return for the next. “I also told him that I cannot guarantee him that he will be back…

Washington Redskins Sign Donovan McNabb to 5-Year, $78 Million Contract Extension

While Donovan McNabb hasn’t exactly made the impact expected when he was traded to them back in April, the Washington Redskins are betting that he will in the future, and have signed him to a five-year contract extension. According to ESPN, the Skins signed McNabb to a five-year contract extension on Monday (November 15), worth a reported $78 million. The deal comes just two weeks after the team caused controversy for benching him…