The New York Jets signed Michael Vick and cut Mark Sanchez, adding a veteran backup quarterback while ending an up-and-down five-year relationship with the passer who led them to two conference title games.
The New York Jets signed three-time Pro Bowl running back Chris Johnson, who led the National Football League in rushing in 2009 and has gained more than 1,000 yards on the ground in each of his six NFL seasons.
Michael Vick, Eric Decker and Jairus Byrd are among the free agents who stand to benefit from the National Football League’s 8.1 percent salary cap jump to $133 million per team, the sport’s biggest increase since 2006.
Love him or loathe him, you have to be impressed with Michael Vick. The man, that is, even more than the quarterback. What he’s doing to secondaries is secondary to what he’s doing for himself -- and hopefully others.