Originally posted on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 2/6/13
  For the entire 2012 season, we’ve thought that February 6, 2013—three days after the Super Bowl—was the do-or-die deadline for the Philadelphia Eagles to make a decision on whether Mike Vick would stay or go. It now appears as if that is not the case. The team has a bit more wiggle room. It was previously thought that if Vick remained on the roster on February 6 the Birds were on the hook for paying the quarterback $3 million. However, according to Tim McManus of Birds 24/7, There is a provision in the contract that puts the Eagles on the hook for the $3 million only if he does not make that amount next season with another team. Vick will almost certainly find work next season and for at least $3 million, making the “deadline” pretty irrelevant. This means that the Eagles and head coach Chip Kelly are in no rush to make a decision on Vick. Which means that there is even more time to wonder just what Kelly seeks in his starting quarterback for the 2013 season. After meeting with Ke...
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