McNabb and the Vikings need to forget the past

The last time Donovan McNabb faced the Lions he was benched in favor of Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman. McNabb says he's moved past that day and is focusing on the future. The entire team is doing the same after starting the season 0-2.
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The last time Donovan McNabb faced the Lions he was benched in favor of Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman. McNabb says he's moved past that day and is focusing on the future. The entire team is doing the same after starting the season 0-2.

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