Sunday, August 30, 2015

Sapp bodyslams McNabb

Warren Sapp gets in his shots.

Sapp bodyslams McNabb

It remains open season on Donovan McNabb, who didn't know last week than an NFL game could end in a tie. The latest comments come from Warren Sapp, speaking on Showtime's "Inside the NFL" along with Phil Simms. The show airs Wednesday night at 9 pm. The transcript was provided by Showtime.

WARREN SAPP: "…when I heard him say it I almost passed out. I thought, 'This will follow you for the rest of your career.' Your legacy in the league, Donovan, will be throwing up in the Super Bowl, Rush Limbaugh and now 'I didn’t know they were ties in the NFL.'"

PHIL SIMMS: "It makes me sad; I can’t even laugh about it because he is a tough player, a good player. I believe, and a lot of people get mad when I say this, I think he is going to go to the Hall of Fame one day. He is probably going to throw for over 40,000 yards…. But you are right, you know how we are in life now and with TV, it’s perception. And these perceptions that have been put out there are going to stay with him until he wins a Super Bowl."

Then the topic turned to whether or not this would be McNabb’s last year in Philadelphia.

SAPP: "It’s going to be tough. It’s going to be tough, unless he gets them into a playoff run."

SIMMS: "Unless he turns it around and they have really good success in the playoffs, for once I actually believe this could be the end."

And so it goes. Maybe it will stop by Sunday, after the pre-game shows have finished chewing on it. Maybe.

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