Another honor came Michael Vick's way Thursday when the Maxwell Club of Philadlephia names the Eagles' quarterback as the winner of the 52nd annual Bert Bell Award as the most outstanding professional football player of the year.
Vick completed an incredible season in which he led the Eagles to a 10-6 finish and the NFC East title. Vick completed 233 of 372 passes for 3,018 yards and 21 touchdowns. He ended 2010 with passer rating of 100.2.
According to the press release, Vick becomes the first Philadelphia player to win the award since 1990, Randall Cunningham was honored.
Vick will be honored Friday, March 4, at the 74th national awards presentation.
Also on the honors list is Vick's college coach, Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer, who won the Joseph V. Paterno Coach of the Year award, and the Eagles' coach, Andy Reid. Reid was naed winner of the Earle "Greasy" Neale award as pro football's most outstanding coach.