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Michael Vick

Jersey Number Could Be Huge Problem

In Negotiation with Jets

3/21/2014 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Vick knows his price ... and it might be way too high for the NY Jets ... because he wants the jersey that belongs to the current starting QB -- and it's gonna be an issue during negotiations, TMZ Sports has learned. 


Sources close to Vick tell us ... Mike is very serious about rocking #7 next season, no matter which team signs him. 

Besides the fact he wore #7 in college and all throughout his pro career, Vick also has a clothing line called V7 -- and he's dead serious about sticking with his number. 

Problem is ... Geno Smith currently wears #7 ... and he's supposed to be the QB of the future in NY. 

Now we're told the jersey situation is not an absolute dealbreaker -- but it will be a "big issue" in negotiations. 

In other words ... No number? More money. 

Stay tuned ....

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