For Philadelphia Eagles, Releasing Michael Vick No Longer Makes Sense

July 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All the rumors swirling that the Eagles are still considering cutting Michael Vick can stop as of right now, because it's not going to happen.

I don't have a personal relationship with Andy Reid or Howie Roseman, but just by watching Reid over the years and looking at things from a practical matter, cutting Vick doesn't even make sense anymore this late into the offseason.

If there were a time to cut Vick, it would have been before he received a $1.5 million roster bonus.

But now the only way Vick isn't an Eagle in 2010 is if a team steps forward with an offer the Eagles simply can't turn down and trade the gadget quarterback. If nothing materializes, Vick will be the guy behind Kevin Kolb next season.

Jeff Garcia has had his name tossed around a lot during the offseason as a possible replacement for Vick as the backup quarterback, but even that doesn't make sense anymore.

All anyone sees is the $5.2 million that Vick is scheduled to make th...

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