Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Donovan McNabb to formally retire as an Eagle on Monday

Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will formally retire as an Eagle on Monday, July 29, the team announced on Sunday. McNabb will hold a press conference with Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie at the NovaCare Complex at 10 a.m.

Donovan McNabb to formally retire as an Eagle on Monday

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb. (Matt Slocum/AP file photo)
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb. (Matt Slocum/AP file photo)

Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will formally retire as an Eagle on Monday, July 29, the team announced Sunday.

McNabb will hold a press conference with Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie at the NovaCare Complex at 10 a.m.

The former No. 2-overall pick is the Birds' all-time leader in passing attempts (4,746), completions (2,801), yards (32,873), and touchdowns (216).

Over an 11-year career with the Eagles, McNabb led the team to 91 regular season and nine playoff wins. He ranks sixth all-time among NFL quarterbacks with 3,469 career rushing yards.

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