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McNabb, Redskins agree to extension after eight games

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Washington Redskins have signed quarterback Donovan McNabb to a five-year contract extension. According to ESPN, he can make up to $78 million.

Agent Fletcher Smith said that “about” $40 million will be guaranteed. ESPN NFL Insider Michael Smith is reporting that the deal could be worth $88 million should all the incentives be reached.

Washington Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb scrambles away from Corey Williams against the Detroit Lions
Donovan McNabb scrambles away from Corey Williams against the Detroit Lions (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

“Now he doesn’t have to focus or concentrate on what next year will bring,” said Fletcher Smith. “He knows he’s going to be a Redskin; now he can focus on playing football.”

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This news came out before the Redskins take on the Philadelphia Eagles. The two teams play at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.

“Once the regular season started, we really were aiming toward the bye week, and it came together,” Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said. “I think Coach and myself said that Donovan’s going to be here from the beginning, and Donovan has been real clear in his intent of being a Redskin. So I think it just puts an exclamation point on it.”

The Redskins are 4-4 on the season. This season, he has gone 159 of 277 for 1,971 yards. He had seven touchdown passes and eight interceptions.

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McNabb is in his first season in Washington after a trade from Philadelphia. On April 5th, 2010, the Eagles acquired a 2010 second-round draft pick and a 2010 fourth-round draft pick for the veteran signal-caller.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 12 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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