Donovan McNabb of the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX Having said that, McNabb completed 30 of his 51 throws for 357 yards and three touchdowns but was intercepted three times in Philadelphia's 24-21 Super Bowl loss to the Patriots.
He lost to a number one defense that didn't allow a touchdown over the last six quarters of the season while he was the only quarterback with more than one touchdown pass against them. The Patriots' defensive line was led by Willie McGinest and Mike Vrabel who both went on to have successful careers as linebackers in the NFL. Linebackers Brian Dawkins and Jamie Collins were also first-team All-Pros during their time with New England.
McNabb's passer rating against them was 0. It's worth mentioning that this was not some sort of anomaly - it was the lowest rating ever posted by an opposing quarterback against the Eagles during the regular season or in the playoffs.
The longest streak without a touchdown pass in NFL history is held by Terry Bradshaw of the Pittsburgh Steelers who never threw one in a game from December 1973 until January 1977. Bradshaw was injured during the final game of the 1974 season and missed the entire 1975 season as well as all of the 1976 campaign due to knee injuries. He returned for one game in 1977 but was replaced by Jim Hart after he suffered a shoulder injury.
McNabb was 9-7 in seven playoff games, but 1-4 in NFC Championship games. McNabb has three touchdowns and three interceptions in a 24-21 loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX. McNabb's regular-season record was 98-62-1 (including five seasons with at least ten victories), and he was selected to six Pro Bowls. His career passer rating of 95.6 is the highest among active starting quarterbacks.
Donovan McNabb was drafted by the Eagles in 1999 and went on to become one of the most successful quarterbacks in NFL history. During his time with the Eagles, the team appeared in four Super Bowls, winning two. In 2011, McNabb became the first quarterback in NFL history to have 100 touchdown passes and 20 interceptions in season; he finished with 106 touchdowns versus 42 interceptions.
After eight seasons with the Eagles, McNabb joined the Washington Redskins in 2005 and had immediate success, leading the team to the playoffs each year he was there. He announced his retirement after nine seasons in Washington in May 2014. McNabb finished his NFL career with 220 touchdowns against only 93 interceptions.
During his career, McNabb won a National Football League championship with the Eagles in 2001, made an appearance in another title game with Washington in 2012, and played in three other Super Bowls with two different teams. He was named MVP of the Super Bowl after leading the Eagles to their first title in 2002.
Donovan Jamal McNabb (born November 25, 1976) is a retired American football quarterback who spent 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), mostly with the Philadelphia Eagles. Prior to entering the NFL, he was a Syracuse University football and basketball player.
McNabb completed his first touchdown throw of his career (six yards to tight end Chas Lewis) against Indianapolis in a 44-17 home defeat on November 21, 1999. McNabb proceeded to start six of the Eagles' final seven games (missing the December 19 home game against New England, a 24-9 victory, due to injury).
When Warner was unable to play due to injury, McNabb stepped in and led the NFC on a touchdown drive in his first series. In 2000, he accounted for 74.6 percent of the team's total net yards, which ranked third in the NFL. Only Steve Beuerlein of Carolina (75.3 percent) and Garcia of San Francisco (75.1 percent) had a greater proportion.
234 total touchdowns Donovan McNabb threw 234 touchdown passes throughout his career. StatMuse offers season-level passing touchdown statistics dating back to the 1921 season. The table below shows McNabbs top 10 seasons by touchdown pass percentage.
Donovan McNabb's best season was 2009 when he had 4,057 passing yards, 54 touchdowns passes and only 13 interceptions. His worst season was 2007 when he played for the Philadelphia Eagles when he completed just 46.7% of his passes and had 3,341 passing yards with 16 touchdowns and 20 interceptions.
He averaged 509.3 passing yards per season over his career. StatMuse offers more detailed stats including season averages, minimum and maximum numbers of passes thrown and touchdowns scored.
Donovan McNabb started his NFL career in 1999 as a replacement for retired veteran quarterback Randall Cunningham. In his first season, he helped lead the Washington Redskins to an 11-5 record and made them contenders in the NFC East. He was voted the team's most valuable player after throwing for 3,441 yards and 28 touchdowns passes without any interceptions.
In 2000, McNabb led the Redskins to their first playoff appearance since 1992.
Donovan Jamal McNabb (born November 25, 1976) is a retired American football quarterback who spent 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), mostly with the Philadelphia Eagles. He also became the Eagles' all-time leader in pass attempts, completions, yards passing, and touchdown passes. McNabb played college football for The College of William & Mary and earned All-American honors as a freshman. The Washington Redskins selected him with the tenth pick of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played his first season with the Redskins, but they traded him to the Eagles after his second season. McNabb went on to become one of the best quarterbacks in Eagles history.
After retiring from football, McNabb joined the ESPN family as an analyst for Monday Night Football and Sunday Night Football. Since 2016, he has been the host of the podcast Don't Sleep on HBO.
He also has been involved in several charities throughout his career. In addition to his work with Project Renewal, a charity that provides athletic equipment to children in Africa, McNabb has participated in fundraising events for various organizations including Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Troops to Teachers program.
McNabb was known for his accurate deep ball and his ability to make plays with his feet. He was also a three-time Pro Bowl selection and won the NFC Championship Game MVP award in 2012. After playing only two seasons in Washington, D.