After the introduction of Howie Roseman as the Eagles' new general manager, team president Joe Banner discussed a wide array of topics including the status of the Eagles' quarterbacks for the 2010 season.
One thing Banner was certain about was citing head coach Andy Reid's comment at the end of the year that Donovan McNabb would be the quarterback for 2010.
"I think Andy's comments were unambiguous," Banner said. "I understand it's still a valid and viable question. I don't know if there's anything to clarify or add to what he said. He's the decision-maker. He's the spokesperson. I think he was clear."
McNabb, Kevin Kolb and Michael Vick are all under contract for the 2010 season. All three quarterbacks are scheduled to be free agents after the 2010 season.
Banner left open the possibility that all three quarterbacks could return next season with no adjustment to any player's current deal. Banner pointed out that Peyton Manning in Indianapolis and Tom Brady in New England have played in the final year of respective contracts.
"It's possible that any one or all three of the quarterbacks could be here with one year left on their deal, or one guy can get an extension," said Banner. "I think the status quo is in the cards as a possible outcome."
However, Banner noted that it's too early to tell because there have been no internal meetings to discuss the plans for the off-season. Since the end of the season, the Eagles underwent an internal analysis of their own players from last season and a team contingent just returned from the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.
"We really have not had the meeting to start figuring this stuff out," Banner said. "Obviously, you have to figure that out. You have to make a decision as to what we're going to do. At this moment, I can tell you we haven't even laid out a plan or sat down and even exchanged our different ideas or thoughts. Obviously, we need to do that."
-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 2:59 p.m., January 29