There was speculation that the 35-year-old would play in Chicago after the Vikings waived him and quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a fractured thumb. McNabb told ESPN in Chicago that he expected his hometown team to call. The Bears lost five straight, but beat the Vikings to close out the season.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Gallery: Highland Park gem just minutes away from river walks and bike paths
Blocks away from Highland Village
Report: Favre would listen if Bears called
With Jay Cutler injured, the Chicago Bears are desperate for a starting quarterback. Sources close to Brett Favre say he would listen to a Chicago offer if the team called. The Bears also haven't ruled out bringing in Chicago native Donovan McNabb, cut last week by the Vikings.
Vikings release QB Donovan McNabb
The Donovan McNabb era is officially over in Minnesota. Coach Leslie Frazier says the Vikings put McNabb on waivers today, calling it "best for both parties." The move allows the veteran to sign with another team if they're willing to pick up the remaining portion of his $5 million salary. Frazier called McNabb "a class guy" and said he wouldn't have done anything differently in bringing McNabb in this year.
McNabb takes verbal jab at Shanahan
Ex-Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb appeared on ESPN2's "First Take" Thursday and was asked if he thought Robert Griffin III would do well if the Redskins draft him. McNabb said "no" because "a lot of times ego gets too involved when it comes to being in Washington." McNabb was referring to head coach Mike Shanahan.
Kluwe still waiting for McNabb to pay up
Donovan McNabb still owes Vikings' punter Chris Kluwe a $5,000 donation to Kluwe's charity, Kick For A Cure. McNabb made a deal to wear the No. 5 jersey, which Kluwe owned before the start of the season. Kluwe, who now wears No. 4, planned on asking McNabb for the donation at the end of the season, but then McNabb was released.
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