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Donovan McNabb
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McNabb in 2009
No. 5
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1976-11-25) November 25, 1976 (age 45)
Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Chicago (IL) Mount Carmel
College: Syracuse
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
TDINT: 234–117
Passing yards: 37,276
Passer rating: 85.6
Completion percentage: 59.0
Rushing yards: 3,459
Rushing touchdowns: 29
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Donovan McNabb (born November 25, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois) is a retired American football player. He played as a quarterback in the National Football League. He played college football for Syracuse.

McNabb was picked by the Philadelphia Eagles with the second pick in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft. With the Eagles, McNabb played fairly well. There was some controversy about his work ethic and wide receiver Terrell Owens. The Eagles made the NFC Championship game six times and the Super Bowl once. However, McNabb struggled very badly after leaving the Eagles. He later played for the Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings. He retired in 2011. McNabb wore #5 throughout his career.

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