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McNabb’s Release Means Even Less

In the post below this one, I indicated that the release of quarterback Donovan McNabb means almost nothing.

As it turns out, it means even less than that.

1500 ESPN reports that McNabb requested his release after being relegated to running the scout team as the team’s third quarterback.  There are two ways of looking at this; either McNabb fell to third on the depth chart because of poor performance or Joe Webb merited a promotion.  Both are a possibility I suppose.

Offensive Coordinator Bill Musgrave praised Joe Webb and said that the team “feel(s) great about (Webb’s) future as a quarterback on this team as well.”

At this point, it is unclear if the Vikings will pursue another quarterback to take McNabb’s spot for the remainder of this season or not.

It seems apparent they are willing to go into Sunday’s game against Denver with only Christian Ponder and Webb on the roster.

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Adam Warwas (Founder) has been writing about the Vikings for a total of eight years. Five of those years have been here at Vikings Territory where he continues to surround himself with enough talented individuals that people keep coming back. As proud as he is of what Vikings Territory has become, his real treasures are in his home... a beautiful wife and three amazing children (and a dog named Percy).

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