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    09/18/2011 2:15:32 PM PDT · by Dawebman · 17 replies
    09/18/11 | Dawebman
    RUSH WAS RIGHT ... AS USUAL! Yes, I am a fan of Rush Limbaugh -- long before and ever since 9/11. And yes, I am a life-long fan of the Minnesota Vikings. And NO, you won't hear the liberal hypocrites at ESPN like Chris Berman and Tom Jackson criticize the Vikings trying to pump life once again into the aging and failing quarterback body of Donovan McNabb. And you won't hear that criticism, because it would be an affirmation of everything that Rush Limbaugh said before he was dismissed in yet another bogus liberal manufactured hate crime for even...
  • Boxer Hopkins implies McNabb isn't 'black' enough (Limbaugh mentioned)

    05/11/2011 1:20:48 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | May 11, 2011 | Josh Katzowitz
    Bernard Hopkins is one of boxing’s all-time greatest fighters (and perhaps the best middleweight in history). But he’s certainly not an effective ambassador for the sport. Which he proved yet again Tuesday when promoting his May 21 fight against Jean Pascal in which Hopkins will try to become the oldest-ever world champion in any weight class. For some reason, Hopkins had a hankering to talk about Redskins QB Donovan McNabb, and it wasn’t in very complimentary terms. In fact, this was more of a Rush Limbaugh-style rant. Hopkins basically said McNabb isn’t a black man in the same way Hopkins...
  • Redskins give McNabb $78M extension

    Agent: $78M deal for Donovan McNabb news services The Washington Redskins and quarterback Donovan McNabb have agreed to a contract extension. McNabb's agent, Fletcher Smith, told The Associated Press that the extension is worth $78 million over five years, with $40 million of the deal guaranteed. A source told ESPN NFL Insider Michael Smith, who first reported the agreement, that McNabb's contract could be worth $88 million if incentives in the contract are reached. McNabb, who will turn 34 later this month, agreed to an extension just two weeks after he was benched at the end of a loss...
  • Sources: McNabb headed to Washington

    04/04/2010 5:44:48 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 15 replies · 611+ views
    ESPN ^ | 4-4-2010 | Adam Schefter
    The Philadelphia Eagles have reached agreement on a blockbuster intra-division trade that will send perennial Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins, according to multiple sources close to the situation. The two sides still must finalize language, but McNabb is now headed to Washington. Sources said the deal involved the Redskins' second-round pick in the 2010 draft and either a third- or fourth-round pick next year, depending on several factors.
  • Sources: McNabb Headed To Washington

    04/04/2010 5:27:15 PM PDT · by edpc · 35 replies · 1,137+ views
    espn ^ | 4 April 2010 | Adam Schefter
    The Philadelphia Eagles have reached agreement on a blockbuster intra-division trade that will send perennial Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins, according to multiple sources close to the situation. The two sides still must finalize language, but McNabb is now headed to Washington. Compensation is not yet known, but it is likely to include Washington's 2010 second-round pick. The move means the Redskins now have a new starting quarterback and the Eagles have a new one as well in Kevin Kolb. Michael Vick is now in line as the team's backup.
  • AP Source: Eagles want a top 42 pick for McNabb

    03/26/2010 7:19:22 AM PDT · by Eagles2003 · 31 replies · 607+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 3/25/10 | Rob Maadi
    PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Teams interested in acquiring Donovan McNabb(notes) will have to part with a high draft pick to get him. A person familiar with trade discussions involving McNabb told the Associated Press the Philadelphia Eagles will only consider a deal for the six-time Pro Bowl quarterback if it includes a pick among the top 42 in next month’s NFL draft. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team doesn’t comment on potential trades. After months of saying McNabb would return for another year, Eagles coach Andy Reid acknowledged Wednesday he was listening to offers for...
  • NewsReal Sunday: Rush was Right, McNabb was Over-Rated (and Still Is)

    10/19/2009 4:06:29 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 30 replies · 1,529+ views
    Friday night, wrapping up the Rush Limbaugh/NFL brouhaha on Fox News’s Special Report with Bret Baier, the panel unanimously decided that Rush had been unfairly smeared as a racist, but that he was way off base in calling Donovan McNabb overrated. That's the consensus, but the consensus is wrong. Donovan McNabb is consistently a merely above average quarterback with flashes of brilliance who has never justified the hype surrounding him. Here is the infamous quote (note that usually the first and last sentences are left off of this quote, which makes is sound slightly harsher out of context):
  • Stopping The Rush (Limbaugh)

    10/15/2009 5:00:50 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 42 replies · 2,514+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | October 15, 2009 | IBD staff
    Media Bias: Not long after pro football welcomed a convicted felon back on the playing field, Rush Limbaugh is dropped for his opinions from a group seeking to buy an NFL franchise. Won't someone throw a flag? When even Keith Olbermann says back off, you know the politically correct critics of the conservative icon and megaradio talk host's proposed part ownership of the St. Louis Rams are guilty of piling on. The prospect of the leading conservative voice in America participating in the purchase of a football team sent the liberal elites into cardiac arrest and into a frenzied campaign...
  • NBC’s ‘Today’ Re-airs Limbaugh’s McNabb, Fox, Drug ‘Controversies’

    07/03/2008 1:09:36 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 55 replies · 692+ views ^ | 07/03/2008 | Matthew Balan
    Thursday’s "Today Show" gave yet another demonstration that the mainstream media can’t get over the success of Rush Limbaugh. NBC correspondent Michael Okwu, reporting on Limbaugh’s new contract, which the New York Times has indicated is worth $400 million, "reminded" viewers of three past "controversies" involving the talk radio host: his 2003 resignation from ESPN after remarking on the sport media’s coverage of NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb; how Limbaugh mocked Michael J. Fox, "accusing the actor of exaggerating symptoms of Parkinson's Disease;" and the legal trouble he faced in Florida related to his addiction to prescription painkillers. On this "doctor...
  • McNabb stands by what he says

    09/20/2007 5:49:52 AM PDT · by randita · 90 replies · 136+ views ^ | 9/20/07 | DANA PENNETT O'NEIL
    McNabb stands by what he says Defends comment on HBO that black QBs face added pressures By DANA PENNETT O'NEIL Donovan McNabb says black QBs' performances are judged by different standard from whites'. DONOVAN MCNABB smiled as the first question came at him, some innocuous query about the Detroit Lions. He smiled, because he knew what was next. The day after HBO aired a "Real Sports" episode in which McNabb spoke about the criticisms lobbed at black quarterbacks, the Eagles quarterback sat in what he knew would be a hot seat inside the NovaCare auditorium (though contrary to reports,...
  • McNabb speaks out. (He sounds more like Rush everyday)

    09/18/2007 11:25:04 PM PDT · by MPJackal · 42 replies · 841+ views ^ | 9/18/2007 | Associated Press
    Philadelphia Eagles star Donovan McNabb says black quarterbacks face greater scrutiny than their white counterparts. In an interview on HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel", McNabb said black quarterbacks "have to do a little bit extra" because there are relatively few of them.
  • QB pressure: McNabb has always faced unfair criticism (Rush mentioned)

    02/02/2007 6:13:48 PM PST · by randita · 3 replies · 242+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 2/1/07 | Phil Sheridan
    Posted on Thu, Feb. 01, 2007 Phil Sheridan QB pressure: McNabb has always faced unfair criticism. By Phil Sheridan Inquirer Columnist MIAMI - Now that Donovan McNabb has cleared things up, it will be nothing but smooth sailing for the Eagles, their quarterback, their fans and the media. It was actually impossible to type the previous sentence without laughing out loud. It is far more likely that next January, in Phoenix, McNabb's annual Chunky Soup news conference will be a forum for clearing up a whole new crop of issues, rumors, gossip and misunderstandings. There is the preseason, the season,...
  • McNabb: I want to 'retire as an Eagle'

    02/01/2007 4:56:05 AM PST · by 7thson · 99 replies · 1,702+ views
    NFL dot COM ^ | Jan. 31, 2007 | wire reports
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2007) -- Donovan McNabb doesn't want to leave Philadelphia, isn't jealous over the success Jeff Garcia had replacing him as Eagles quarterback, and wasn't muzzled by coach Andy Reid. "The so-called rumors that have started, they're false," McNabb said. "I'm a Philadelphia Eagle and will continue to be a Philadelphia Eagle, hopefully, for more years to come, and hopefully will retire as an Eagle." With that, McNabb began a 4-minute speech at the Super Bowl media center, where he was appearing at a news conference where Campbell's Soup announced it was donating 1 million cans...
  • Eagles' gigantic collapse had familiar ring

    09/18/2006 7:29:27 AM PDT · by meandog · 31 replies · 411+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 9.18.06 | Bill Conlin
    FORGET ABOUT it Jake, it's Phillytown. You've been here plenty of times before. This was not the first Eagles lead you've seen vanish like a sand castle in a tsunami. And if Andy Reid, a veteran coach now, not the greenhorn who came here from Green Bay with a head and playbook crammed with bright ideas, keeps revisiting the mistakes he has admitted to in the past, well... lead you've seen vanish like a sand castle in a tsunami. Well, Phillytown is gonna give you a lot more heartbreak-splashed afternoons to file in the forget-about-it file. lead you've seen vanish...
  • (Eagles) McNabb, Trotter no-shows in parking court

    03/03/2006 12:43:24 PM PST · by South Hawthorne · 48 replies · 879+ views ^ | March 3, 2006 | "Wire Reports"
    McNabb, Trotter no-shows in parking court wire reports GLASSBORO, N.J. (March 3, 2006) -- Philadelphia Eagles players Donovan McNabb and Jeremiah Trotter, charged with parking their cars in handicapped spots, failed to show for a hearing. Glassboro Municipal Judge Charles J. Springman Jr. cited each player for failing to appear at a March 2 hearing. A courts administrator told The Philadelphia Inquirer that if the athletes, or their attorneys, failed to attend rescheduled hearings, contempt charges could result. The men are among an estimated 300 people in the New Jersey community who have received police complaints filed...
  • Who's an Islamophobic Bigot?

    03/02/2006 6:52:04 AM PST · by SJackson · 102 replies · 1,862+ views ^ | March 2, 2006 | Michael Reagan
    Michelle Malkin was right on when she wrote that the elite right “has simply lost its marbles.” Like her, I am infuriated by that small coterie of Washington conservatives who have somehow got it into their heads that they are the sole arbiters of what is the proper position those of us on the right must adopt to be able to call ourselves conservatives. They promulgate the party line and we are all expected to fall in behind them. This has been bothering me for some time, but lately they have really gotten under my skin with their suggestion that...
  • The Right Plays The Race Card

    03/01/2006 4:59:32 AM PST · by FerdieMurphy · 108 replies · 1,755+ views
    Red States USA ^ | 3/1/2006 | Michelle Malkin
    Last week, I skewered Democrat opportunists who have turned into tough-sounding profiling advocates to exploit the White House ports debacle. Today, I must express bottomless disgust with those on the Right who have turned into mush-mouthed race-card players to shift blame away from President Bush for his miserable mishandling of the situation. It's one thing for feckless grievance-mongers on the Left to accuse Americans genuinely concerned about national security of Islamophobia. It's quite another for the Right to sink to such a level in accusing all good-faith critics of demagoguery. Reasonable people can disagree on the process pitfalls and security...
  • What did McNabb mean?

    02/04/2006 9:37:20 PM PST · by george76 · 19 replies · 700+ views
    The Inquirer ^ | Feb. 03, 2006 | Annette John-Hall and Rob Watson
    A figure of speech, some say of the quarterback’s “black-on-black crime” remark. Others say it fans flames. Hear what fans have to say. During the lead-up to the world's biggest sporting extravaganza, the Super Bowl, Donovan McNabb fires off a salvo for the world to hear: Terrell Owens' criticism of his quarterbacking skills last season was "black-on-black crime." Black-on-black crime? A careless choice of words, given the daily tragedies in Philadelphia and other cities, or intentionally loaded? Or just a figure of speech? From the streets of Philadelphia, inside barbershops, and all day over the radio airwaves yesterday, people weighed...
  • ESPN's Berman: "Feets Don't Fail Me Now"

    12/31/2005 5:11:20 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 164 replies · 5,321+ views
    ESPN/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein December 31, 2005 - 19:48. When a few years ago Rush Limbaugh suggested that the media, hoping for a black-quarterback success story, had over-rated Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, ESPN fired him from its Sunday night football show. Can you imagine what the media would have done to Rush had he dared to employ the classically racial "feets don't fail me now" line? Yet that is exactly what major ESPN personality Chris Berman did a few minutes ago in introducing coverage of this afternoon's Denver Broncos game. He apparently said it vis a vis white Denver Broncos...
  • Column draws NAACP rebuke

    12/19/2005 2:49:51 AM PST · by rdb3 · 273+ views
    Philadelphia Inquierer ^ | 16 December 2005 | Thomas Fitzgerald
    Column draws NAACP rebukeMondesire's McNabb criticism garners national attention.By Thomas Fitzgerald INQUIRER STAFF WRITERNational NAACP president Bruce S. Gordon yesterday rebuked the leader of the civil-rights group's Philadelphia branch for a newspaper column that accused Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb of playing "the race card" by changing his approach to the game.J. Whyatt Mondesire's column, published in the Philadelphia Sunday Sun on Dec. 4, was outrageous and detracted from the NAACP's core mission, Gordon said in a statement."Whatever possessed Mondesire to take such a negative position on a positive person like McNabb is beyond me," Gordon said. "The NAACP has many...