Vick agrees to restructured contract with Eagles

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Updated: February 11, 2013

The Philadelphia Eagles and quarterback
Michael Vick have agreed to a restructured contract.

The Eagles did not release details, but ESPN has reported it to be a one-year
deal for 2013.

Vick has spent the past four seasons with the Eagles, starting 35 games over
the past three years, but will likely now compete with Nick Foles for the
starting job under new head coach Chip Kelly.

The 32-year-old Vick played just 10 games in 2012 because of a concussion and
completed 58.1 percent of his passes for 2,362 yards with 12 touchdowns and 10
interceptions.

Foles, as a rookie last year, played seven games and started six. He threw for
1,699 yards with six touchdowns and five interceptions as the Eagles finished
a dismal 4-12 season that cost Andy Reid his job.

Kelly was hired away from Oregon in January and ran a high-octane offense with
the Ducks that featured a running quarterback. Vick, of course, is still agile
and averaged 5.4 yards per carry last year. It was his lowest rushing mark as
a starter.

Vick spent his first six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before a two-year
absence caused by a 19-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to federal
charges stemming from a dogfighting operation. The Eagles took a chance
following his release in 2009 and Vick spent his first season as Donovan
McNabb’s backup while seeing some action in various offensive sets.

The Virginia Tech product became the starter in 2010, but has yet to play a
full season for the Eagles because of injuries.

Vick had been playing under a six-year contract he signed in August 2011, a
reported $100 million deal that included about $40 million in guaranteed
money.