Eagles Trade Reggie Brown, Pick Up Michael Vick’s Option

March 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Eagles were fairly busy today, making news with transactions involving four players.
Unfortunately, from an excitement standpoint, all of them are—or were—active roster players.
Michael Vick leads this list, naturally. The Eagles picked up the $1.5 million roster bonus for the man determined to make up for every radio interview opportunity he missed while in prison.
In picking up the bonus, the Eagles have hopefully only bought themselves more time to trade Vick. If they are indeed set on keeping Vick—or worse, all three quarterbacks— next season, there is a real danger of sports talk radio imploding in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Other contract news saw the Eagles re-sign Mr. Reliable Hands, Jason Avant, to a five-year deal. Avant, a restricted free agent, was a surprising find for the Eagles in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He had 41 catches last season, and he has shown a willingness to go over the middle that has made him...

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