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Looking back at Reid, McNabb

Looking back at Reid, McNabb

Donovan McNabb and Andy Reid will be a tough head coach-quarterback duo to top in Philadelphia. Here's a timeline of their closely-linked careers with the Eagles.

Donovan McNabb and Andy Reid will be a tough head coach-quarterback duo to top in Philadelphia. Here's a timeline of their closely-linked careers with the Eagles.

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January 11 --
Eagles hire Reid as head coach  

 

Eagles 13, Cowboys 10 - October 10 --
Reid picks up first win as Eagles coach  


 

Eagles 21, Bucs 3 - December 31 --
Eagles notch first playoff win under Reid  

 

May 8 --
Reid takes over as VP of Football Operations  

 

Eagles 24, Giants 21 - December 30 --
Eagles clinch first NFC East title since 1988  

Rams 29, Eagles 24 - January 27 --
Underdog Birds lose NFC title to Rams  

 

 


Bucs 27, Eagles 10 - January 19 --
Eagles come up small in final game at Vet  

 

 


Panthers 14, Eagles 3 - January 18 --
Birds fall short of Super Bowl for third year  

Now the favorites, Eagles fans could only watch helplessly as their team comes up short of advancing to the Super Bowl for the third time in as many seasons.

 

Eagles 27, Falcons 10 - January 23 --
Eagles clinch NFC, advance to Super Bowl  

Patriots 24, Eagles 41 - February 6 --
Brady, Patriots prove too much for Birds  

March 14 --
Fed up Eagles release T.O.  

 

 

Saints 27, Eagles 24 - January 13 --
Eagles fall to Saints in Divisional playoff  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eagles 44, Cowboys 6 - December 28 --
Birds blowout 'Boys to clinch playoff spot  

 

Cardinals 32, Eagles 25 - January 18 --
Cards top Birds to earn Super Bowl birth  

 

July 28 --
Defensive coordinator Jim Johnson passes  

 

August 13 --
Eagles sign Vick, shocking football world  

 

 

 

 

September 12 --
Vick takes over at QB for injured Kolb   

 

February 2 --
Reid names Castillo defensive coordinator  

August 5 --
Garrett Reid found dead in Lehigh dorm  

 

Giants 42, Eagles 7 - December 30 --
Giants blow out Birds in Reid's last game  

December 31 --
Eagles officially fire Andy Reid  

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-- April 17 - 1999 NFL Draft
  Eagles draft McNabb second overall

McNabb was booed by Philly fans after the Eagles selected the quarterback from Syracuse instead of Texas running back Ricky Williams.

 

 

-- November 14 - Eagles 35, Redskins 28
  McNabb tops 'Skins in first NFL start

 

 

-- October 1 - Eagles 38, Falcons 10
  McNabb's first 300-yard passing game


McNabb retired as the Eagles all-time leader in games played, completions, passing attempts, completion percentage, passing yards, and TDs.

 

 

 

-- November 17 - Eagles 38, Cardinals 14
  McNabb carries Birds to win on one leg 

 

 

-- September
  Rush Limbaugh's controversial comments
 

"I think what we’ve had here is a little social concern in the NFL. The media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well" - Rush Limbaugh

-- March 16
  McNabb gets his receiver in T.O.

 

-- September 12 - Eagles 31, Giants 17
  McNabb, T.O. hook up for 3 TDs in opener

-- April - September
  Owens publicly critical of McNabb, Eagles

 

-- November 7
  Eagles suspend Owens for rest of season

 

 

-- November 19 - Titans 31, Eagles 13
  Garcia takes over after McNabb tears ACL
 

 

 


-- April 28
  Eagles draft QB Kevin Kolb in 2nd round

 

 

 

-- November 23 - Ravens 36, Eagles 7
  McNabb benched at halftime

 

 

-- January 9 - Cowboys 34, Eagles 13
  Eagles fall in McNabb's final game


-- April 4
  McNabb traded to division rival Redskins


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