Player Name: Donovan McNabb
Team: Minnesota Vikings
Born: November 25, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois
Turned Pro: 1999
McNabb saw his first NFL regular season action in the second half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 19-5 home loss on September 19. He made his first career start at home against Washington on November 14, completing 8 of 21 passes for 60 yards in a 35-28 win. He also had nine carries for 49 rushing yards and led the team to a pair of successful two-point conversions (one rush and one pass). He was the first Eagles rookie to start at quarterback since Brad Goebel, and the first Eagles rookie draft pick to start since John Reaves in 1972. With the win, McNabb became the first Eagles rookie quarterback to win his first NFL start since Mike Boryla (December 1, 1974 against Green Bay) and the first Eagle quarterback to win his first start since Ty Detmer (October 13, 1996 against New York Giants).
He won 6× Pro Bowl selection (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009), 2× All-Pro selection (2001, 2004), NFC Offensive Player of the Year (2004), NFC Player of the Year (2004), Super Bowl XXXIX Appearance, Philadelphia Eagles 75th Anniversary Team, 3× Big East Offensive Player of the Year (1996-1998), Syracuse All-Century Football Team, NFC's Player of the Month 9/05, Big East's Offensive Player of the Decade for the 1990s, Big East Rookie of the Year, 2008 Pudding Pie Award winner, FedEx Air Player of the Week (Week 1 of 2008 season).
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