McNabb’s body language will say it all

I think I’ve got a handle on Donovan McNabb and whether or not he’ll play well in an upcoming season. Over the last 3-4 years I’ve noticed that he tips us off with his body language. He started doing this, I think, in Terrell Owens’ first season in Philly. McNabb’s body language that summer indicated a very comfortable and confident QB, and he went on to have a terrific fantasy season.

The next year, 2006, I was very curious as to how he would look and play with T.O. gone, so I once again inspected his body language on the field in the preseason. At this time last year, I wasn’t as high on McNabb as I wound up being later in the summer because I hadn’t yet seen him and his B.L. post-Owens. But it looked exactly the same as it did the year before, and since he was playing well I felt much better about McNabb as a fantasy option and we ended up ranking him very high.

McNabb made news this week by participating in half of the team’s minicamp workout. That’s about where the team hoped he’d be, maybe even a little [...]

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