All Signs Point To Donovan McNabb Joining the Oakland Raiders

The idea of Al Davis trading Nnamdi Asomugha and a second-round draft pick (No.39) for veteran QB Donovan McNabb isn’t as far fetched as some experts suggest. ESPN “rumor monger” Adam Schefter outlined an important detail about McNabb’s contract situation.  


On May 5th Philadelphia will owe No. 5 a hefty $6.2 million roster bonus. And contrary to what Eagles' coach Andy Reid said this past week, McNabb is not the franchise's No.1 guy. By letting the rest of the NFL think that McNabb is still the starter in Philadelphia, the Eagles are able to maintain a high asking price for the former Pro Bowl QB. Reality now says Kevin Kolb is the Eagles’ starter for 2010.


Reid is on vacation in Utah, and I’m sure he’s doing more than just entertaining suitable offers for the soon to be deposed McNabb. Preferably, Reid will look to deal the quarterback before next month’s NFL draft.


The next question--in this covert operation gone awry-- is where will McNabb land next?


As most of you know by now, multiple league sources say the Oakland Raiders are the leaders in the clubhouse. Other teams rumored to have interest in the quarterback are: St. Louis, Arizona, and perhaps even San Francisco. The catch is, none of these teams are willing to risk trading personnel and draft picks to saddle up with McNabb for just one season.


Of course McNabb weighed in on his future and said he prefers to play in Minnesota. Ah yes, reunited with Brad Childress, but I believe they already have a guy in mind, and his name is Brett Favre.


What about the Buffalo Bills you say?


Steve Wyche of has addressed Buffalo’s situation. He said while the Bills may have shown interest in McNabb early on, but the team has yet to present the ...

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