“Awesome, man. Vick’s my guy,” Smith said Saturday, according to the Associated Press. “We needed to find a guy that was legitimately a guy that could come in and play. I think that’s what we did.”
Signing just a one-year deal for $5MM, Vick figures to compete with Smith for the starting job.
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- With news coming out that the Jets are interested in trading for Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson, Kimberly A. Martin of Newsday.com weighs the pros and cons of Gang Green landing the former Cal-Berkeley product.
- Bob Brookover of Philly.com says the Eagles might have been better off keeping Vick on the roster rather than heading into next season with last year’s fourth-round pick, Matt Barkley, as presumptive starter Nick Foles‘ backup.