NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Vick's new jersey number cost him $10,000 - all of it going to charity.
The New York Jets quarterback negotiated for the number with punter Ryan Quigley, who previously wore No. 1, during workouts and the two came to an agreement. Quigley gave it up on condition that Vick pay $10,000 for it and donate all of the money to charity.
''I think it's great that Ryan was willing to change as long as it was for a good cause,'' Vick said in a statement released by his publicist Monday night. ''I loved his idea.''
Vick plans to make a donation in Quigley's name to Teen Angel of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - Quigley is a North Myrtle Beach native - and to the Boys and Girls Club of New York.
---
AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Injury Report Will the Falcons have a healthy receiving corps tonight against the Saints? How banged-up is New Orleans? Here's a quick injury report on tonight's Monday Night...
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Public Betting What does the Public Betting say about tonight’s matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints? Get the latest...
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Odds Two NFC South rivals meet up tonight in Monday Night Football when the New Orleans Saintshost the Atlanta Falcons...
Thumbnail NFL Week 4 Opening Line Report Here's an early look at the biggest and smallest lines and totals for Week 4 in the NFL.
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Line Movement Report The line in tonight's Monday Night Football matchup between the Falcons and Saints has dropped off a key number ahead of the 8:30PM ET...
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages