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Who Knew? Revisiting the Philadelphia Eagles’ 1999 Draft a Decade Later

Published by on April 24, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Ten years and one week ago. Has it really been that long? A full decade since the most famous and most infamous Eagles' draft day in the team's 77-year history.

Who could have possibly known how things would turn out that day?

It was Andy Reid's first draft, and 30 of the biggest morons that Philadelphia had to offer drove up the turnpike to boo the team's first selection if it was anyone other than Ricky Williams.

As everyone knows, they didn't pick Williams—they picked Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb. And the 30 idiots did boo. 

The story has been told a million times. They weren't booing McNabb; they were booing the organization. But McNabb was the pick, and he was the o...

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