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Donovan McNabb's contract revealed

Originally Published: November 17, 2010
By Patrick Hruby | Page 2

Q: When is a reported $78 million not even close to $78 million?

A: When it's Donovan McNabb's new contract extension with the Washington Redskins.

McNabb's much-discussed, five-year deal reportedly is potentially worth $88.5 million, but only if the quarterback achieves a number of performance incentives, like leading the Redskins to victory in the Super Bowl every year.

What other incentives are in the fine print? Glad you asked. Page 2's dubious network of sources was able to obtain a copy of the deal, with the relevant portion posted below:



Illustration by Kurt Snibbe

Patrick Hruby is a freelance writer and ESPN.com contributor. Contact him at PatrickHruby.net.


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