Originally posted on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 1/29/13
For the past month or two, it has been thought that the Philadelphia Eagles would make a decision regarding the future of Michael Vick by Feb. 6th, thanks to a clause in his contract that guarantees him $3 million if he’s on the roster past that date. However, after a few reports about the Eagles not likely to be making a decision by then, Jeff McLane cleared it up by reporting that they have some wiggle room regarding that $3 million. Apparently nobody read the fine print in the contract.  It seems that yes, Vick will be guaranteed that money, but the Eagles might not be the ones who have to pay it. If they end up cutting him, the Eagles would only be on the hook for that money if Vick either didn’t sign with another team or if he signed somewhere for less than $3 million.  And if he signed for less than $3 million, the Eagles would only be responsible for the difference. Since that’s the case, there is no harm in not forcing a decision to cut him by Feb. 6th. However, it is merely...
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