Redskins GM Allen Says Inking QB McNabb Wasn’t a Mistake


Despite the disaster with Redskins QBs last year, Washington GM Bruce Allen told CSN Washington that if he had it to do over again, he would still make the trade with the Eagles to get Donovan McNabb. “We would make the move again with Donovan,” Allen said.

“The 6-10 record wasn’t what we had dreamed of for the season.” But Allen also doesn’t blame McNabb for the subpar record. And he says the outside world doesn’t really know what went on inside the locker room. “When you’re inside the locker room, you have all the facts,” Allen said. “You know the affections and feelings we have for Donovan as a person and player. We’ll let people speculate and create rumors. Hopefully they go off the wrong tracks and that will give us an advantage when we start playing.”

And as far as that little tiff between McNabb and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan? “I think they jelled very well at times,” Allen said. “It was the first year for everybody with the Washington Redskins, and it takes some time to learn the other person’s desires.”


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