ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that Michael Vick has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles.
I can dig that.
Frankly, there’s not much of a downside: the Eagles get another playmaker; Philly is the right city with the right fanbase to welcome Vick back into the League; and the Eagles have no immediate need to thrust Vick into the lineup.
And if McNabb gets hurt – and he usually does – then you’ve got Vick coming off the sideline to handle things.
Also, let’s be real: if there’s a franchise whose fans might run a dog-fighting ring as part of the tailgating experience, it’s probably Philly. And then Oakland.
In case folks don’t know what Vick used to do before he went into the clink, here’s his resume: