Favre drama is a reality check for McNabb

Brett Favre's divorce from the Packers reminds the Eagles' Donovan McNabb that, in the NFL, nothing is forever, writes Stephen A. Smith.

Originally Published: August 18, 2008
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- While the rest of the NFL world contemplated the unceremonious manner in which Brett Favre was summarily kicked out of Green Bay, another star quarterback, entering his 10th season as the face of his franchise, watched with great interest. Try imagining what was going through the mind of Donovan McNabb of the Philadelphia Eagles as all of this was unfolding.

Here was Favre, the pre-eminent face of the league since McNabb's high school days. A champion universally ...

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