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McNabb doesn't think he's in a QB controversy

Posted on: November 11, 2010 12:13 pm
Posted by Will Brinson

The Washington Redskins are coming off their bye week and all anyone wants to know is, "WILL WE GET SOME MORE Rex Grossman?"

Because, obviously, Grossman is like cowbell -- you can't get enough, baby. According to Donovan McNabb, though, there's no no need to get too excited about Rex reappearing.

"I don't believe that I am," McNabb answered, when asked if he was involved in a QB controversy, according to Jason Reid of the Washington Post.

Now, naturally, Donovan's belief of what's going on with the Redskins could absolutely be on the opposite end of the spectrum from Mike Shanahan's twisted reality of what's going on with the Redskins.

And Shanahan, for all we know, could be planning to line McNabb up at wide receiver and have Grossman throw him quick slants all day. (While unlikely, let's not rule it out entirely.)

But he shouldn't be in a quarterback controversy -- even if he hasn't played at a Pro Bowl level this year, he's not Grossman. And that's really all that should matter when discussing the possibility of an awkward situation at the quarterback situation for Washington right now.

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Since: Feb 19, 2007
Posted on: November 11, 2010 2:09 pm

McNabb doesn't think he's in a QB controversy

Funnily enough, I agree with McNabb.  When the "other" QB is Rex Grossman, there's no controversy.

Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: November 11, 2010 1:52 pm

McNabb doesn't think he's in a QB controversy

wouldn't the other qb in a qb controversy have to be playing well before you can call it a "controversy"? not that mcnabb is very good this season but i mean seriously, we're talking about rex grossman for crying out loud.  these writers are really reaching.

Since: Sep 21, 2006
Posted on: November 11, 2010 1:51 pm

McNabb doesn't think he's in a QB controversy

How many Super Bowls did Shanahan win after Elway left???????

Shanahan is a good (not great) coach that is a poor talent evaluator. How many RB's did he burn through without a solid starter? He also went through a few QB's without ever finding the right one after Elway left. Jake Plummer ring a bell?

McNabb shouldn't have to prove himself to Shanahan. He's a 12 year veteran that was signed for stability. That is what he is providing the Redskins. The problem is that Shanahan will never be happy with a QB or RB because chances are slim he's going to find another Elway or Davis.

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