McNabb on read option: 'It's just a fad'

McNabb on read option: 'It's just a fad'
September 19, 2013, 11:15 am
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Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, left, stands with new quarterback Donovan McNabb during an introductory news conference at Redskins Park on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, in Ashburn, Va.

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donovan McNabb doesn’t hesitate to give his opinion when asked about the read option, the latest trend in offensive NFL football.

“To me, it’s just a fad,” McNabb said.

McNabb, who went to six Pro Bowls during his 11 years with the Eagles, will have his jersey No. 5 retired and will be inducted into the Eagles’ Hall of Fame Thursday night, when his former coach, Andy Reid, brings the Chiefs to the Linc to face the Eagles.

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