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Eagles' fate dependent on McNabb's health, production

A lot has changed in Philly over the past 10 years. But the Eagles' success still hinges on QB Donovan McNabb's ability to stay healthy -- and produce at a high level, writes Sal Paolantonio.

Originally Published: July 23, 2008
By Sal Paolantonio | ESPN.com

LEHIGH, Pa. -- On another stifling summer morning on the south mountain of Lehigh University, here's what Year 10 of the Andy Reid-Donovan McNabb era in Philadelphia looked like:

Reid, standing alone at the 50-yard line, stone silent, watched the quarterback he drafted in 1999 throw to another fresh-faced crop of wide receivers. And McNabb dropped back five steps and fired a laser -- definitely no sign of any lingering tendinitis in his throwing shoulder -- across the middle ...

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