Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/23/12

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles rushes upfield against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 6, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
When Michael Vick joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009 after finishing a 21-month prison sentence, the process of reviving his career seemed a quandary.When the Eagles signed him, though, the initial reaction from fans was a mixture of disbelief conjoined with questioning what exactly the Eagles planned to do with him. Was he going to be strictly a wildcat quarterback? Was he going to get some game tape so that the team could shop him the following year for another player?Or, was he going to stay in a crowded quarterback field consisting of Donovan McNabb, Kevin Kolb, A.J. Feeley, and himself and try to work his way up to the top of the depth chart? Question marks abounded.When the Eagles wound up using him primarily as a wildcat quarterback in 2009 with mixed results, fans were sure he would be traded and a new player would come in his place in 2010. Then the team released McNabb instead, and, in his place, they promoted Kolb to the starting role with Vick as the backup. That pat...
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