Missing the NFL already? Fret not, because games or no games, everyone’s favorite sport will remain firmly entrenched on the front page of ESPN.com and in the lead headlines of sports talk radio throughout the country. The NFL offseason is as big –or bigger – than most other sport’s regular season. Cuts, free agent signings, and draft rumors will mean as much as almost any NBA regular season result, giving us all just enough of a fix to make it through to the 2013 NFL season.
As one would expect, the Eagles were not overly eager to pay $100M for a faster Tarvaris Jackson*, and it was no secret that Vick was on the chopping block absent a major reworking of his deal. The one year pact agreed to on Monday represents exactly that.