Is Michael Vick Still a Relevant NFL Quarterback?

February 9, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Much has been said about the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback situation thus far this offseason. The Eagles’ drafting of Nick Foles and subsequent poor showing from Michael Vick seemed to signal the end of Vick’s tenure with Philly.
After all, Vick will be 33 years old by next season.
He’s struggled with injuries his entire career, playing all 16 games in a season just once. He’s missed significant time with rib injuries for two straight years, as well as dealing with a concussion in 2012.
But the hiring of Chip Kelly may lead the Eagles to bring back Vick for one more season. Kelly runs a high-powered offense predicated on explosiveness, quarterbacks that can run and no-huddle offenses.
For all his downfalls, Vick may still possess enough skills for Kelly to bring him back in 2013. The contract will have to be reworked; the Eagles absolutely know Vick isn’t worth the $16.9 million he’s set to make next season. He probably i...

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