Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Limbaugh talks McNabb, ESPN

Back in October of 2003, Rush Limbaugh resigned from ESPN after an uproar over comments he made about Donovan McNabb.

Limbaugh talks McNabb, ESPN

Donovan McNabb is no stranger to criticism from fans and the media. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)
Donovan McNabb is no stranger to criticism from fans and the media. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

Back in October of 2003, Rush Limbaugh resigned from ESPN after an uproar over comments he made about Donovan McNabb.

As you probably remember, Limbaugh said the media overrated McNabb because they wanted to see a black quarterback succeed.

More than six years later, he's bringing up the incident once again.

Limbaugh heard ESPN Radio host Erik Kuselias say McNabb was underrated in Philadelphia but overrated nationally last week.

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Per Limbaugh's Web site, here's the exact quote from Kuselias:

"He's had a public fight with Rush Limbaugh, I don't mean the two of them, it was a polarizing issue. He's a had a public fight with T.O. He's been sort of underrated in his own city and maybe overrated nationally at the same time, it's been crazy!"

Limbaugh apparently saw no difference between what he said about McNabb and what Kuselias said.

He responded:

"What was that? Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa hold it a minute. Is he still working there? Erik Kuselias has just said Donovan McNabb has been overrated nationally. Erik Kuselias just said that McNabb's been overrated nationally. Erik, if they zap you outta there, call me. I got some ideas."

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