This Day in Football: December 5

Philadelphia Eagles, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

Although it seems like Donovan McNabb’s career is winding down, what a career it was. McNabb was recently released by the Vikings, and has cleared waivers, making him a free agent. There are teams in need of a quarterback, such as the Bears, who might give him a look.

But for now, let’s take a look back at one of McNabb’s best performances as a pro, when the Eagles offense exploded and McNabb set the record for most consecutive passes completed, on this day in 2004. He completed 10 in a row the week before against the Giants, and then threw 14 straight completions against the Packers for a total of 24 in a row.

Here’s the highlight as originally presented on “Inside the NFL”:

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