Seattle has shown interest in re-signing Jackson, but their offer has reportedly been too low for Jackson’s liking.
According to Clayton, this could possibly open the door for Vick to be an option for the Seahawks. However, Clayton points out that both Jackson and Vick are represented by the same agent, Joel Segal, which would prevent the Seahawks from trying to pit the two quarterbacks against each other.
It’s worth mentioning that Clayton believes the Seahawks could reach an agreement with Jackson at some point this week.
Florio mentions that there are several factors working against Vick including the fact that he has yet to fully commit to being a backup in the NFL.
Another issue, according to Florio, was his comments from last year when he mentioned that he didn’t prepare as well as he could have for the Jets game against the Chargers.
Florio writes that with some many young player growing up idolizing Vick, it creates a potential locker-room rift if he’s signed to be the backup on a team that doesn’t have a firmly-entrenched starter.
According to Florio, Vick would likely be the best quarterback in camp with the Bills, Texans, and Browns. On top of that, Florio believes he could be a good mentor for No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston in Tampa Bay.
Last we heard regarding Vick, he was working out with former NFL WR Chris Chambers and hoping to play another three years.
“Last two weeks, he has done phenomenal. There are several teams that want him,” Chambers said of Vick, via Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. “He wanted to be on a winning team. He wants to play three years. Eventually, he wants to start again.”
However, there has been no reported interest in veteran quarterback up to this point.
Vick, 34, played out his one-year contract worth $4 million with the Jets last season and is among the best quarterbacks still available in free agency.
In 2014, Vick threw for 604 yards while completing 52.9 percent of his passes to go along with three touchdowns and two interceptions. He also added 153 yards rushing over the course of 1o games.