NFL Free Agency 2011: Why Michael Vick Shouldn’t Sign Eagles Franchise Tender

January 27, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Should Michael Vick sign a Franchise Tender with the Philadelphia Eagles?
Before I get started, there are a couple of housekeeping notes. Vick cannot sign a franchise tender before the new collective bargaining agreement is signed, which isn't going to happen anytime soon. The two sides can still negotiate though.
The second note is that once the collective bargaining agreement is in place, it will come down to whether or not their is actually a franchise tag that can be placed on players. It might be something that is left out. In that case, the Eagles or Vick wouldn't be able to sign a franchise tender anyways.
Vick has said that he really doesn't care, or that it really doesn't matter to him. The only thing that matters to him is playing the game of football. His creditors that he owes money to will say something different.
Someone Kevin Kolb will figure into this decision, but that aspect of this falls more on the Eagles' side than it does Michael Vick. So in re...

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