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Michael Vick Signs 1-Year Deal With Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Vick has signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Pro Bowl quarterback was designated as the team’s franchise player Feb. 15. He signed the franchise tender Wednesday.

Under rules of the collective bargaining agreement that expires at midnight Thursday, a team must pay a franchise player the average of the top five salaries at his position. Vick would make an estimated $20 million under this tag.

Vick led the Eagles to a 10-6 record and the NFC East title after replacing an injured Kevin Kolb in Week 1. Despite missing three games with an injury, Vick had his best season. He set career highs in yards passing (3,018), touchdowns passing (21), touchdowns rushing (9), completion percentage (62.6) and passer rating (100.2).

Vick was voted The Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year after missing two seasons while serving a federal prison sentence for dog fighting and then playing sparingly in 2009.

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  • Joe

    L-O-S-E-R-S LOSERS!!!

    • Joe is Dumb

      stupid Dallas fan. Go watch ESPN and think you are the master of football.

  • Chukwuma nweje

    Its good @ c a Team Who appricates a goog quarter back

  • Chukwuma Nweje

    Go ahead Mike

  • grumpy

    Looks like Jeff has everything in place for the sale of this team.

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