Philadelphia Eagles: Why Michael Vick’s Team Needs Free Agent Sidney Rice

January 27, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Viking WR Sidney Rice is a free agent this year and has teams around the NFL looking his way.
Rice stands 6'4" and weighs right around 200 lbs, giving him both height and speed advantages over most of the NFL's WRs.
Rice ended up missing most of this season due to an injury, but started slowly making his way back by season's end. Although Rice's numbers were a bit disappointing this year, you can expect him to come roaring back as strong as ever.
Now that he is on the open market and will probably be a full time starter next season, he can start living up to his full potential.
One team that needs Rice more than ever this year is the Philadelphia Eagles.
Michael Vick has some really great targets in WRs Desean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin. Both are fast and very elusive, but they are lacking in the size department, which makes the Eagles' options somewhat slim in the passing game.
If the Eagles can pick up Rice they will have a deep-threat every dow...

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