Today, Michael Vick celebrated the signing of a 100 million dollar contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, 40 million of which is GUARANTEED. For the most part, social media sites (such as twitter and facebook) were a buzz with excitement and genuine happiness for Mike Vick. And rightfully so.
As we all know, Michael Vick has experienced many lows in the past, but one thing that is so admirable about him is his acceptance of the wrong he’s done and his willingness to change. Michael Vick’s humility and courage to rebuild his life is extremely inspiring. It is a testament that you can turn your life around no matter what has happened in the past.
Michael Vick’s comeback is just about complete.
The Philadelphia Eagles Monday announced that they have agreed to terms on a new six-year deal with their franchise quarterback. The team said there will be a press conference Tuesday afternoon to officially announce the deal.
A four-time Pro Bowl quarterback, Vick has made it back to the top after having his career bottom out. He spent 18 months in federal prison on dogfighting charges and came back to the league as a third stringer with the Eagles in 2009.
Now he is one of the highest paid players in the league with the deal reportedly worth $100 million with $40 million guaranteed.