Michael Vick Signs 2-Year Deal With Philadelphia Eagles

Posted by | August 13, 2009 21:01 | Filed under: Top Stories

ESPN reports that Michael Vick has signed a two-year deal with the Eagles.


Vick arrived in Philadelphia Tuesday morning and remained there Wednesday evening. The Eagles will hold a news conference on Thursday morning to announce his signing.


Vick was the No. 1 draft pick in 2001, and once the highest-paid player in football. But he has not played since 2006 when his career came tumbling down. He was convicted in August 2007 of conspiracy and running a dogfighting operation, sentenced to 23 months in federal prison and suspended indefinitely by the NFL.


Fox Sports says it’s a one year deal with a second year option.  Vick will make $1.6 million in year one, and the Eagles have a second year option for $5.2 million.

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