Eagles Need Michael Vick on The Sideline and Field in 2010

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Vick played in 12 games last year, completed six passes for 86 yards, rushed 24 times for 95 yards, and accounted for three touchdowns.
It certainly sounds like the Eagles were a little foolish to pick up his $1.5 million bonus in March. And they may seem like blithering idiots if they pay him $3.75 million for the upcoming 2010-11 season, especially after his latest run in with the law, which stemmed from a June 25th birthday celebration that ended with Quanis Phillips, a co-defendant in Vick’s dog fighting case, being shot.
If Vick finds himself in legal trouble once again, it is safe to say Eagles will release him faster than he can run the 40-yard dash.
Most people would assume to get rid of him now and not even wait for things to shake out.
That would be a huge mistake.
You simply cannot undervalue the importance of a quality backup quarterback in the NFL.
Go back through the years and look at the backup quarterbacks who stepped in and h...

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