Not too long ago, Donovan McNabb stood on the sidelines as he watched the Eagles get dismantled by the Ravens. And if things work out for him, he might get his chance at redemption … in the Super Bowl. McNabb and the Eagles moved one step closer to the Super Bowl after knocking off the Vikings.
Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Phil Sheridan believes that McNabb’s presence was everything for the Eagles.
- As long as the game was in Donovan McNabb’s hands, the Eagles were in control.
- That was the most striking impression from the Eagles’ 26-14 playoff win over the Minnesota Vikings. After watching quarterbacks throw wild-card games away all weekend, there was something reassuring and settling about having McNabb behind center. MORE
Also of note:
- Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford says that while the Eagles won ugly, at least it was a win.
- Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Smallwood says that Brian Westbrook was the key for the Eagles.
- And what about the future of Vikings quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, who struggled against the Eagles?