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Notebook: Debut is McNabb's worst day

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Donovan McNabb never had a worse full day as an NFL quarterback than he had in his Vikings debut. We measure up the many different ways in which the opener was a passing failure. Plus, we count the other ways that contributed to the loss with two dozen game notes.

Nobody wanted to make a bigger impact on the Vikings offense than quarterback Donovan McNabb. Instead, he had one of the worst games of his career in his 143rd start. Starting with his first pass as a Viking – an interception that gave San Diego the ball on the Vikings 6-yard line – his performance was never anything from which the team could take hope. In fact, he threw for just seven more... Recommended Stories