Michael Vick: Is His Contract the Reason Andy Reid Is Sticking With Kevin Kolb?

September 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The quarterback carousel continues to turn in Philadelphia as Kevin Kolb already is being named the starter for Week 3 against Jacksonville.
Kolb was named the starter coming out of training camp, but the drumbeat for Michael Vick to be named the permanent starting quarterback grew a little louder after his performance Sunday against Detroit.
Now ESPN's Adam Schefter is saying Vick's contract incentives could be one of the reasons Head Coach Andy Reid is sticking with Kolb.
"Vick can collect up to $2.75 million in playing-time incentives, according to NFLPA documents," Schefter said.
Schefter broke it down further, noting if Vick plays "at least 51 percent of the offensive plays in nine or more games," he will collect an $850,000 bonus. If that number goes to 11 games, tack on another $1.05 million
If that number hits 13 games, that's another $850,000.
While there has not been any official word on the subject from the Eagles front office, or Reid, you can ...

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