Eagles to honor McNabb in ceremony with Reid present

Four years after the Eagles traded him away, Donovan McNabb will officially retire in a ceremony in Philadelphia.

McNabb announced on his radio show on NBC Sports Radio that the Eagles have invited him back for the Sept. 19 Thursday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Lincoln Financial Field, according to Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News. It makes perfect sense because the Chiefs are now led by Andy Reid, McNabb’s coach for his entire run in Philadelphia.

McNabb did not win a Super Bowl with the Eagles but in 11 seasons he set nearly all of the club’s passing records. He had a 92-49-1 record as a starter and helped guide the Eagles to five NFC Championship Games.

It will be a while before any quarterback passes his franchise marks of 32,873 yards and 216 touchdown passes. McNabb last played in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings in 2011.

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