Report: Eagles still shopping Michael Vick
Now that the Philadelphia Eagles have cleared a path for Kevin Kolb to become the starter by casting off Donovan McNabb, the team can turns its focus to dealing Michael Vick.
That’s still a possibility, according to Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News, who reports that Andy Reid isn’t comfortable on Vick being the No. 2 quarterback in the event something happens to Kolb. Even if the Eagles are still working to move Vick, that doesn’t mean it’s going to happen. The market for quarterbacks has died down and most teams with a need are seeking to fill that void in the draft. Plus, Philadelphia can’t just give him away at this point, not after paying him a roster bonus of $1.5 million.
The Eagles could go out and find a veteran backup for Kolb and use him in the No. 3 role, the one Kolb occupied last season. That way Vick can be active on game days and be used for wildcat roles. Vick could surely get the team through a game in the event of an emergency and the veteran No. 3, maybe Marc Bulger, would be ready if injury struck.
We find it doubtful at this point the Eagles will find a taker for Vick, but then again, who would’ve ever expected McNabb to go to the NFC East rival Washington Redskins?
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