Sunday Nights 17-12 win at the Eagles must be one of the sweetest wins in Donovan McNabb’s already impressive career, and the Philadelphia hierarchy must already be regretting their somewhat hasty decision to show him the door, especially given he ended up at a fierce divisional rival.
To be fair he hardly set the pitch alight, playing pretty conservatively, however with only one interception and some good fortune with penalties the Redskins generally looked comfortable and were good value for their win.
Leading 17-6 at half time thanks to TDs from the impressive Ryan Torain and Cris Cooley they stayed with the run in the second half and despite a late Philadelphia rally managed to wind out the clock when De Angelo Hall picked the ball off in the end zone with just over a minute to play.
So the Redskins are now 2-0 in the division and are currently top at 2-2, they have Green Bay and Indianapolis to come in their next two games, so we will know if they are for real or not pretty soon.
Philadelphia are playing better than we expected but with doubts at QB with Vick sustaining a nasty injury and Kolb still leaving too many questions unanswered we will stick with our view that they will finish out of the playoffs. However we were pleased that the notoriously fickle home fans gave McNabb a warm and friendly welcome on his return. The city of brotherly love lived up to its name last night.
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