publication date: Tuesday, January 3, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)

category: Sports

clue: This soaring superstar nearly nabbed a Super Bowl ring one year ago.

explanation: McNabb was quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles ("soaring") when this goo was published. The previous January, his team lost Super Bowl XXXIX. The word "nabbed" was a play on his last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Justin Hampson, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, and John Julitz


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