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Eagles-Cardinals: Is Donovan McNabb to Blame for Loss?

Football ManiaxsSenior Writer IJanuary 19, 2009

The Philadelphia Eagles’ loss on the NFC Championship game was a major disappointment on so many levels.

Some people are going to blame Donovan McNabb. McNabb does deserve his share of the blame, but he wasn’t the reason they were here in the first place.

The reason this team was here was the pass defense that shut down the Vikings and Giants. They were completely outclassed in the NFC Championship game.

In the first meeting, they held Larry Fitzgerald to five catches for 65 yards and two touchdowns. Kurt Warner had a 65.7 QB rating with three touchdowns and three picks.

Yesterday, they had no answer for Warner and Fitzgerald. That is why they ultimately lost this game.

Brian Westbrook was also disappointing...

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