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In this image released by the New York Jets, NFL football free-agent quarterback Michael Vick signs with the New York Jets Friday, March 21, 2014, in Florham Park, N.J. The Jets signed the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to a one-year deal on Friday, and released Mark Sanchez, the one-time face of the franchise. (AP Photo/New York Jets, @nyjets)
- 5 memorable Vick moments with Eagles
1. Aug. 13, 2009: Eagles sign Michael Vick to a two-year contract after he served a 21-month sentence in federal prison on charges related to operating a dog-fighting ring. Vick is a backup behind Donovan McNabb for most of the season.
2. Dec. 23, 2009: Vick wins the Eagles' Ed Block Courage award in a unanimous vote among his teammates.
3. Sept. 12, 2010: Eagles starting quarterback Kevin Kolb suffers a concussion in the opening game against Green Bay. Vick nearly rallies the Eagles to a victory. The following week, he throws for 284 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-32 win at Detroit. He winds up making the Pro Bowl that season.
4. Nov. 17, 2011: Vick suffers three broken ribs against Arizona and is forced to miss three games. He also missed three games the previous season with cracked rib cartilage.
5. Oct. 6, 2013: After beating out Nick Foles for the starting job, Vick suffers a strained hamstring against the New York Giants. He played in one more game, got hurt again and spent the rest of the season as Foles' backup.
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014 10:45 pm
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