Donovan McNabb Under Pressure: No. 5’s Time to Shine


Published: April 27, 2009


... by the organization earlier in the offseason and during this past weekend's draft, Donovan's call for more weapons has been answered.

The only matter of importance that remains is the quarterback's performance on the field in 2009.

Left tackle Tra Thomas has departed the team, leaving a hole in the protection of McNabb's blind side. The Eagles countered with the acquisition of Jason Peters from Buffalo.

And with the Andrews brothers anchoring the right side of the offensive line, this unit appears to be one of the best in the league today. You can go ahead and scratch "adequate protection" off of the wish list.


Prior to the draft, the consensus first round selection was Georgia running back Knowshon Moreno, but on Saturday he was off the board sooner than expected.

Surely a patented Andy Reid draft day disappointment was in the offing.



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