Update! As you’ve doubtless heard, Michael Vick now has a team. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports Vick has signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. It’s a two-year contract, Mortensen says, and it’s about as comfortable a setting as Vick could find: He’s backing up Donovan McNabb, who hosted Vick on a recruiting visit to Syracuse way back when, and who opposed Vick when the Falcons met the Eagles in the NFC title game.
And oh, yes: The Eagles play the Falcons at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 6.
The signing capped a week of frenzied Vick-related activity. He was in Decatur on Saturday, and this week he set off a Twitter-fed furor just by walking through Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
From Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune: “Michael Vick arriving in Chicago had as much to do with him playing for the Bears as LeBron James being in town had to do with James signing with the Bulls in 2010. The Bears were compelled to issue a statement ruling out a Vick possibility once a TMZ video