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Better Redemption Story: Warner or McNabb?

From bagging groceries to being booed on draft day, both Kurt Warner and Donovan McNabb have overcome adversity, but which quarterback is the better redemption story?

Posted by Emil Steiner on January 15, 2009 8:14 AM
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DCDave11: Cmon this isn't even close, Kurt Warner has overcome way way way more adversity and is a much bigger underdog. When McNabb got benched peop...

LegallyMurphy: Everyone had much higher expectations about McNabb and that's why it was so much harder for him. No expected anything from Warner. He was a ...

shastamcnasty8: Doesn't anyone remember the racial slings and arrows Donovan McNabb overcame to be where he is today? Do we already forget Rush Limbaugh? P...

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noahtao Author Profile Page :

I'll give Kurt Warner the edge on the redemption story, Donovan McNabb has the edge on skills and the eagles have the edge in this weekends matchup. If the Cardinals win though I think we can say that they earned it and Warner belongs in the HOF.

DCDave11 Author Profile Page :

Cmon this isn't even close, Kurt Warner has overcome way way way more adversity and is a much bigger underdog.

When McNabb got benched people were asking if his time with the Eagles was done.

When Warner got benched people were debating how much longer he would be playing in the NFL.

hence there is no comparison........

LegallyMurphy Author Profile Page :

Everyone had much higher expectations about McNabb and that's why it was so much harder for him. No expected anything from Warner. He was a nobody who made good and that is a lot easier. He had nothing to lose.

shastamcnasty8 Author Profile Page :

Doesn't anyone remember the racial slings and arrows Donovan McNabb overcame to be where he is today? Do we already forget Rush Limbaugh?

People in this time when our first black President is about to take office we shouldn't forget the middle passage traversed to get here. We should stand tall in our convictions and remember that racism is still very much a part of every day American life. Too big a part.

Rush Limbaugh tried to destroy McNabb because of the color of his skin. Donovan handled it with class and dignity. No matter how many groceries Kurt "Amen" Warner bagged it can't compare to that. Nothing can.

Donovan was essentially told to sit at the back of the bus. But like Rosa Parks before him he said "HELL NO I WON'T GO!" Did he let that hate keep him down? Did he let the ignorance defeat him? Nope, he just smiled, shurgged it off for what is was, and then went to the Super Bowl. That is what redemption is all about people.

 
 
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