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Teams that might take Vick

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04:47 AM ET 02.20 | What team will take on Michael Vick? The first idea that comes to mind would be teams with strong leadership at the top and that have a role for him, maybe outside of being a full-time quarterback. The Dolphins, with their "wildcat" formation and their development of the old single-wing formation make some sense. Bill Parcells can handle the media attention and help Vick get his career moving once again. So teams that have a role and a willingness to take a chance are at the top of the list. Dallas can expand its offense and make him a part of a form of "wildcat" and use him to help make some big plays. The key here is to understand that this Michael Vick will be humbled, he will be willing to play any role and willing to do whatever it takes to get back playing the sport he loves. So don't think in terms of a starting quarterback job; think in terms of coming in and helping a team and having someone in ownership or the head coach or GM chair who can help shield the media attention and allow Vick get back to football. I think St. Louis, which is in need of playmakers and knows what he can do because its GM, Billy Devanney, was with Vick in Atlanta and knows the player and the person, could be a landing spot. Tampa might make some sense, but from what I'm hearing, the Bucs are committed to drafting a quarterback and finally putting a face on their franchise. That doesn't bode well for Vick. Minnesota might make some sense, but it would have to have a specific plan on offense. Vick proved one thing in Atlanta, that he's not a west coast quarterback. The Raiders make some sense. They love speed, and Tom Cable knows Vick from his days in Atlanta. He could be a good change-of-pace quarterback and specialty player with JaMarcus Russell. Buffalo is at a crossroads at quarterback. The Bills need Trent Edwards to stay healthy and be the Trent Edwards of the first four weeks of the season. They have an owner who's not afraid to take chances and is willing to do what it takes to win. The 49ers, as mentioned above, seem to have no interest in Vick because of his off-the-field issues, which is easy to understand. But if the 49ers think they're going to win with Shawn Hill for the long term, they're mistaken.

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