Adrian Peterson: Michael Vick would make Vikings playoff team
Adrian Peterson thinks Minnesota would be a good home for Vick. The Vikings running back tweeted Wednesday night that Vick "would intently make the vikings a playoff team!"
The Vikings have struggled to find a quality quarterback since Brett Favre retired after the 2010 season. They drafted Christian Ponder with the 12th pick in the 2011 draft, but he's been shaky in his three seasons. Matt Cassel and Josh Freeman, who were on Minnesota's roster last season, are free agents.
Vick, who will turn 34 in June, started six games for the Eagles last season before losing his job to Nick Foles after Vick went down with a hamstring injury.
Vick never played more than 13 games in a season in his five years with the Eagles after returning from his stint in prison. But he threw 57 touchdown passes and 33 interceptions for Philadelphia and ran for 15 touchdowns.
He has played 16 games in a season only once (2006 for the Falcons) and finished a season with a completion percentage better than 60 percent only once (62.6 in 2010).
Entering his eighth NFL season, Peterson has had as many head coaches (three) as he's had playoff appearances.
@MikeVick would intently make the vikings a playoff team! — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) March 6, 2014