The Eagles Quarterback Could Be Soaring into History...
Isn't it funny how fast things can change?
Just about eight weeks ago McNabb was standing on the sidelines watching his Eagles get buried by the Ravens 36-7. The headlines were already being written, "McNabb Benched" "Is he done in Philly?" and "Is this the End?" were just a few circulating among the football masses.
After all remember this is "the City of Brotherly Love." Love doesn't run deep in shallow waters and if you are not at the top, it's because you were just knocked down. In Philadelphia, it seems loyalty doesn't run too deep, unless you are winning and getting the job done.
Back in Week 12 the writing was already on the wall, the Eagles had lost several close games against key opponents; Dallas, Chicago, Washington, and the Giants and just come off a tie with the lowly Bengals. With the loss to Baltimore, their record had fallen to 5-5-1.
Their 2008 season was slipping away and the fans of Philly were ready to part ways with the team's 10-year veteran.
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