Donovan McNabb to retire an Eagle

Donovan McNabb. Getty Images.
Donovan McNabb. Getty Images.

The former Eagle will return to the nest for good.

Donovan McNabb, the controversial former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, will officially retire as a member of the Eagles organization tomorrow, the team announced Sunday. Team owner Jeffrey Lurie will join McNabb at the Novacare Complex for a press conference at 10 a.m.

McNabb, 36, will be recognized at Lincoln Financial Field on Sept. 19 during halftime of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs, which is now coached by former long-time Eagles head coach Andy Reid.

In his 11 seasons with the franchise, McNabb led the team to five appearances in the NFC championship game and one Super Bowl appearance, which resulted in a loss the New England Patriots in 2004. He was traded to the Washington Redskins on Easter Sunday in 2010. He last played for the Minnesota Vikings in 2011.



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