Donovan McNabb’s five-year deal (with $40 million guaranteed) seems pretty crazy, until you remember that the man who gave it to him is Daniel Snyder.The “generous” owner of the Redskins has made a habit of doling out bloated, long-term contacts to ageing superstars — with a little help from his rotating cast of bumbling general managers — and usually getting a very poor ROI to boot.
However, when you pay $800 million for a football team, a few inflated salaries aren’t going to keep you awake at night.
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