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Vikings waive veteran quarterback McNabb

Donovan McNabb went 1-5 as a starter for the Minnesota Vikings this season. (Associated Press)
Donovan McNabb went 1-5 as a starter for the Minnesota Vikings this season. (Associated Press)

Donovan McNabb is available again.

The Minnesota Vikings waived the 13-year veteran quarterback on Thursday, giving him the opportunity to sign with another team for the stretch run in a parting coach Leslie Frazier described as mutual.

Frazier pushed for the Vikings to trade a sixth-round draft pick this summer to the Redskins in exchange for McNabb.

McNabb went 1-5 as a starter, threw for four touchdowns and completed five passes of 25-plus yards.

Manning improves

Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning will increase the intensity of his workouts, although he has not been cleared to practice.

In a statement released by the Colts, Dr. Robert Watkins says the fusion performed on Manning’s neck has achieved “firm fixation.”

Raiders LB arrested

Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain was arrested on misdemeanor assault, firearms and other charges after police said he fired a gun during a fight in his Alabama hometown.

McClain, 22, held a gun beside a man’s head during an altercation and the man begged him not to shoot, according to a statement released by Lt. John Crouch of the Decatur Police Department.

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