Westbrook says McNabb should be the guy

Micah WarrenContributor IFebruary 24, 2010

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 9:  Quarterback Donovan McNabb #5 of the Philadelphia Eagles walks off the field after not converting on fourth down in the second half during the 2010 NFC wild-card playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on January 9, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Former Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook—he technically is still on the team—went on ESPN Radio 97.5 FM in Philly this morning and was asked about the team. Former Eagle Vai Sikahema asked him specifically about who should be starting at QB.

“Just from playing with Donovan and I played with Donovan for eight years, so I know him well and I’ve watched him his whole career, especially being in Philadelphia,” he said. “I think he’s the best quarterback that’s qualified for the job, right now.”

Of course he didn’t trash Kolb, he spoke highly of him.

“I think that Kevin Kolb will be a very fine quarterback in the NFL, I do not have any problem with saying that at all,” he continued. “That he will be a great quarterback in the NFL. However, if I was the team and I was trying to win a Super Bowls like the Phlladelphia Eagles are. It would be hard pressed to get rid of Donovan McNabb.

“He’s done so much for the city and I don’t think you should keep people just because of what they’ve done so much for the city obviously you don’t. It’s hard for me to say you can find a quarterback who’s going to lead and put the players in position and is going to help your team win like Donovan McNabb.”

We know there are many, many Eagles fans who disagree with Westbrook and think it’s time for McNabb to go.