This was one rush quarterbacks embraced.
Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley was the first pick of the fourth round of the NFL draft, taken by Philadelphia after a trade with Jacksonville.
Since 1936, the NFL has picked the best of college football to join the pro league. From the very first pick _ Jay Berwanger, who also was the first bust, never playing a down in the NFL _ to last year's No. 1, Andrew Luck, the draft has always offered plenty of intrigue for teams and fans.
Vick is entering his fifth season with the Eagles, and the soon-to-be 33-year-old quarterback is the oldest player on a rebuilding team. He accepted a restructured contract to remain with the Eagles, just two years after signing a $100 million extension that included $35.5 million in guaranteed money.
Michael Vick, known as much for his 18 months imprisonment on dogfighting charges as his quarterback role with the Philadelphia Eagles, has canceled his book tour over threats to his safety.
Michael Vick's book-signing tour has been canceled because of threats against him for running a dogfighting ring.
Vick, who was injured and inconsistent last season, eventually giving way to rookie Nick Foles, now has a three-year contract, and will compete with Foles to see who runs new coach Chip Kelly's offense this season.
Michael Vick took a significant pay cut to stay with the Philadelphia Eagles and compete for a starting job.
Former Browns coach Pat Shurmur is joining Chip Kelly's staff with the Philadelphia Eagles, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press on Monday.