The future of quarterback Michael Vick is a hot topic these days.
According to NFL.com's Jason La Canfora, Vick will have "many suitors" if/when the team elects to move him. Per La Canfora, teams to watch include the Bills, Rams, Panthers, Raiders, and Jaguars.
Vick's desire to be a starter again coupled with Philadelphia's depth at the position with Donovan McNabb and Kevin Kolb could prompt a trade, which reports indicate could come before the fifth day of the 2010 league year, at which time Vick is scheduled to earn a $1.5 million roster bonus.
LaCanfora writes: "The Eagles won't be picking up the big contract option for 2010, according to sources, or at least do not plan to. They will explore trade options for Vick during the window they have to do so in March before deciding whether or not to pick up his option."
Vick's case could be aided by the lack of quality quarterbacks expected to be available when free agency begins March 5. Headlining that group is former Vikings' draft pick Daunte Culpepper.
Vick brought a unique element to the offense as he contributed in special packages. He completed 6 of 13 passes for 86 yards and a touchdown during the regular season and hooked up with Jeremy Maclin for a 76-yard touchdown strike in the playoff loss to Dallas. He rushed 24 times for 95 yards, averaging 4 yards a carry. Vick was also the team's Ed Block Courage Award recipient.
The Rams could make an interesting trade partner considering former Eagles' assistants Steve Spagnuolo and Pat Shurmur serve as the head coach and offensive coordinator in St. Louis.
-- Posted by Bob Kent, 4:00 p.m., January 27