Cowboys' Brooking backs McNabb

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Cowboys LB Keith Brooking (51) motivates his teammates before last season's wild-card game against the Eagles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Cowboys linebacker Keith Brooking said that the Eagles would make a mistake if they dealt Donovan McNabb.

Considering the fact that Dallas smoked the Eagles in the regular-season finale and the playoffs last season, you got to wonder if Brooking just wants to see McNabb still at quarterback.

“You don’t know what you got until it’s gone,” Brooking said today on a ESPN radio in Dallas. He added: “It’s not like the Eagles have five or six rings or any championships. That guy’s been getting booed there since he was drafted.”

Brooking placed most of the blame for the Eagles' three losses to the Cowboys on the playcalling. Coach Andy Reid and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg script the offense and make the calls.

"The way we dominated them, obviously McNabb didn’t play his best, but they were very predictable," Brooking said. "We knew exactly what was coming on every play. A lot of that didn’t have to do with Donovan McNabb."

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