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Why I Do Care About Donovan McNabb Being Benched (Just a Little)

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 05:  Donovan McNabb #5 of the Washington Redskins looks to throw a pass against the New York Giants on December 5, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Redskins 31-7.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Bryn SwartzSenior Writer IIIDecember 17, 2010

A few hours ago, I expressed my opinion about Donovan McNabb being benched.

I said I don't care. At all.

Then I learned that he's being demoted to third string for the season's final two games and he probably won't be back on the Redskins next season.

All of a sudden, I've changed my mind. I care.

I don't care that the Redskins' season is a disaster. I don't care that McNabb has been benched.

But I do care that he's being demoted to third string behind two of the biggest jokes at the quarterback position in the entire NFL.


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