Michael Vick And The City of Brotherly Love?

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    With a $1.4 million/yr contract, he got all he wanted. That's actually fairly low, considering that he's third in career rushing yards.
     
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    Actually, I think he seems quite contrite as compared to when they first discovered his dog fighting business and the subsequent trial. That's just a marketing slogan. Philly is no more friendly or brotherly than NYC, Houston, Chicago, or Los Angeles.:rolleyes: Philadelphia is also the only team in the franchise that has fans as violent as Michael Vick seems to be. I think this may well be a match made in football heaven. :biggrin1:

    Anybody remember Eagles Court?
     
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    He needs to sit in a dark room for along time and think about what he did. He's lucky he only got 2 yrs for what he did. He needs a lot of acts of contrition. And he better play it up to the press too.
     
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    A person who continually refers to years worth of funding and heading an illegal, interstate dog-fighting ring; gambling, for gain and enjoyment, on the outcomes of the fights; drowning, electrocuting and bashing dogs to death; and then lying about it -- repeatedly -- a person who continually refers to this as 'a mistake' has yet to fully internalize what it is they've done wrong...

    This is a person who should not be in the NFL. And I haven't even gotten to "Mike Vick, QB"....
     
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    It's not just you. He seems to be saying everything he's been instructed to say.

    I have ZERO tolerance for that individual and what he did. He needs to prove himself as a human being back in society before he can expect anyone to believe anything he says.

    What his did was unconscionable. I have a feeling he's a broken person.
     
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    He should be and he'd better find a better way to get ito the human races good graces other then getting back in the game of his sport. He should be working w/the ASPCA or some animal groups and mean it!
     
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    I saw this on the news today at work and most people here in Philadelphia even if they aren't football/Eagles fans are really mad that the team hired him.
     
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    Michael Vick is now a Bird Dog.....
     
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    Tell that to the Everly Brothers!
     
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    Unconscionable the man was let back in the NFL. Like it or not, these guys are role models for youth. They're paid what they are to maintain an image, win games, and do exactly what they're told. I think Jeffrey Lurie, a man who should know what impact the public life of stars can have on business, made an enormous mistake by hiring Vick. Were I a fan, I'd mail all my stuff back to Lurie and tell him to shove it.
     
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    And I haven't even launched my views on how low I consider "professional" ball players of any sort. They earn a lot of money and give back very little. They're considered heroes in the public eye, but they do not do heroic things. They damage their bodies for a price tag, making them akin to prostitution.

    A very thick book could be written about America's favorite "sports" and criminal behavior, wife beating, drunken driving, gun toting, small mindedness and bigotry....

    Goes on and on...
     
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    He doesn't have to be sincere, sorry, or remorseful. He has Jesse Jackson and Tony Dungy shilling for him, so as long as he didn't do something really egregious (maybe start a cockfighting league?), it was a pretty safe bet someone would have to let him back in the NFL.
     
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    You forgot the other douchebag Al Sharpton...he'll probably get in there smewhere. If he doesn't I'd be REALLY surprised!
     
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    First of all this makes the Eagles an almost automatic lock for the NFC Championship game. And is what he did worse than what Donte Stallworth did?
     
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    I think he did that for about two years.
     
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    and then when the eagles do good and actually become a contender all of you guys and philladelphia ppl will be sucking his dick and love him.
     
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    At least Vick didn't argue that the dogs jumped out in front of him in traffic.

    And the Eagles aren't winning anything, FYI (unless you mean the Henley-Frye Eagles)
     
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