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Could Michael Vick join the Oakland Raiders in free agency?

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Free agency is still a month away but the rumors swirling around some of the key players is already in full swing.

One such key player is Michael Vick who has already stated that he will explore every option. Vick started the season as the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles but after injury was replaced by Nick Foles and it would be unlikely for Vick to be re-signed by the Eagles.

The Oakland Raiders represent a real opportunity for a free agent quarterback this offseason. They finished 4-12 for the second successive season and struggled mightily on the offensive end with Matt McGloin and Terrelle Pryor at quarterback.

The Raiders reportedly have $60 million in cap room to fill and general manager, Reggie McKenzie has told reporters last month that he wants to improve the team in a variety of ways.

"We have biggest needs, with an 's,'" McKenzie told the Bay Area News Group in mid-January. "We're going to attack it. I don't care if it's the waiver wire, an unrestricted guy, the trade, the draft, we're going to upgrade this team in any way."

Oakland are in a situation where they have a high draft pick but is likely that the three best quarterbacks (Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles) will all be selected by the time they are on the clock at number five.

Vick would come with ten years of NFL experience, his fair share of injuries but he could provide a helping hand in the development of Matt McGloin or a rookie quarterback that they could draft in a later round.

Free agency opens on March 11th.

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