[size=18]NFC Notes: McNabb Won't Get Receiver Upgrade[/size]
By Bo Mitchell, Content Manager
February 25, 2003 9:00 AM ET
How many times have you heard someone in your fantasy league suggest Donovan McNabb would have even better numbers if he ever had an actual number one wide receiver to throw the ball to?
Doesn't look like it's going to happen any time soon.
Eagles head coach Andy Reid recently told the Philadelphia Inquirer that he's not planning to upgrade his wide receivers this offseason.
"We led the league in 40-plus catch guys. You want to keep that up, keep spreading it around. I think we have good enough people there to win championships. The guys we have caught a lot of footballs."
They also dropped too many and didn't get open often enough. Either Reid is blowing smoke to disguise their true offseason plans, or he's not seeing the same thing we're seeing. James Thrash and Todd Pinkston are solid number two wideouts, nothing more. When your best receiver (Pinkston) catches a team-leading 60 passes for 798 yards, and seven touchdowns in what was easily the best year of his career, improvement is needed.