Donovan McNabb has ‘love for Carson Wentz' but preaches caution after one win


It's been a minute since we've heard from arguably the greatest quarterback in Philadelphia Eagles history in Donovan McNabb.

But McNabb made an appearance on Monday morning on ESPN's First Take on the day after the Eagles beat McNabb's former team, the Washington Redskins, in the season opener.

McNabb makes some good points and clarifies that he has love for the Eagles' current QB but also that expectations need to be tempered after one week into Carson Wentz's second season at the helm.

"I do have love for Carson Wentz," McNabb said in response to Stephen A. Smith yelling at him. "So for all of you out there thinking I'm hating on Carson Wentz, pump your brakes a little bit."

"But did we not see this the first four games last year when they came out 4-0 and everyone jumped on the Wentzylvania bandwagon heading into the Detroit game and then things went wrong? Let's just relax. Let's not let that happen again. I think they are a much better team. They have some veterans that have been effective, but I need to see them get more involved in the offense."

Fair points from Five.

For his part, Wentz showed off some of that McNabb-like ellusiveness and athleticism Sunday.

You can hear all of McNabb's coments below.

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