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2016 NFL Trade News: Does Michael Vick Want To Return To the Philadelphia Eagles?

( [email protected] ) Apr 28, 2016 09:53 AM EDT
It seems free agent Michael Vick is strongly hinting that he wants to return to the Philadelphia Eagles. Rumors about this emerged after the 35-year-old athlete tweeted a photo of himself wearing the team's uniform.
Photo of Michael Vick. Twitter/Mike Vick

It seems free agent Michael Vick is strongly hinting that he wants to return to the Philadelphia Eagles. Rumors about this emerged after the 35-year-old athlete tweeted a photo of himself wearing the team's uniform.

Of course, the photo may have been taken from the time that Vick was with the Eagles, which was from 2009 to 2013. But, the other interesting fact about the photo is that Vick was holding a saluting pose. In addition, he posted the same photo on his Facebook account and captioned it with the phrase "Reportin' for duty."

This clearly suggests that Vick wants to be in the Eagles' roster once again. Aside from being the team where he spent the most number of season with, the Eagles was also the franchise that signed him after his release from prison. NFL fans might remember that Vick pleaded guilty to various federal charges made against him due to his involvement in illegal dog fighting.

However, in 2013, he was released by the Eagles after spending almost the entire season on the bench due to an injury. A year later, he signed with the New York Jets before joining the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2015.

The Eagles, on the other hand, has not yet responded to Vick's photo. It is also not yet clear if the athlete has already reached out to the team for a possible contract.

But, if he really does want to return to Philadelphia, then this could be the break that the Eagles is looking for since the team is currently having issues with its starting quarterback.

Earlier this week, various sources reported that Sam Bradford wants to be traded to another team. It was also reported that he has no intention of attending the team's offseason program this year.

According to Inquisitr, Bradford's alleged decision to move out of Philadelphia came about after learning that the team made a deal to move up in the draft picks. It was speculated that the team is looking to sign Carson Wentz who could then serve as its starting quarterback. Apparently, Bradford did not appreciate what the Eagles was trying to do.

"As they were making this plan, it would have been nice if they had told him about it," Tom Condon, the quarterback's agent said in a statement. "It's his right to demand a trade and he wants to be traded."

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