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jjewell

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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2009 11:13:33 AM

Michael Vick leaves federal prison in Kansas
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2009 4:28:15 PM

michael Vick will be a suprise to everyone after week three
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2009 4:26:51 PM

Michael Vick is working hard to rebuild his career
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vic168
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2009 4:09:33 PM

how a dog bites his nuts off
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2009 12:29:56 AM

He is a little rusty on the mechanics, but how many people that can come back and have 75% of rhe mechanics
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torinix
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2009 8:52:23 PM

Vick is having a hard re-entry. His Oline is not working as well as needed. But he still has an arm and he can still run!
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Nomofriggincube
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2009 9:00:05 AM

Vick won't be the leader they need to a Super Bowl.
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BuzzBomb
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2009 4:10:28 PM

It won't calm me...but then again, I'm not an Iggle fan, thankfully so!!!
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TDice
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2009 6:11:38 AM

Unfortunately you are right C.S.

A winning season will calm down alot of current angry fans.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2009 5:55:55 AM

Strange that McNabb was one of the main endorsers of the Eagles getting Vick. Will Donovan still feel this way if TDice's scenario plays out?

And for all those Eagles fans who are now boycotting the team because they signed Vick, I'm sure most will change their minds if they win 11-13 games and go on a Super Bowl run.
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TDice
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 8:16:57 PM

Wow recount, I didn't even realize that McNabbs yearly salary will be EIGHT figures next season. The eagles would have the same type of QB at half the price with Woofman Vick.
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TDice
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 3:51:45 PM

Should he last the season with Philly, he will be their starting QB next year and McNabb will be history. Ain't no team paying 5 mil for a backup QB.
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hooky
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 11:15:38 AM

I don't agree with nuts! PETA folks are nuts!
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 10:18:08 AM

I agree with PETA's cause. I just don't like some of the stuff they do to try to achieve it. They can be nuts sometimes.

As for Vick, I do hope he straightens his life out, although I think it's a bit too soon to give him a multi-million dollar NFL deal right after prison. He comitted a heinous crime and displayed total arrogance and a overt sense of entitlement before his arrest. Maybe prison has reformed him, but I still don't know at this point. I'm not against him getting a second chance IN SOCIETY. But I'm not really in favor of such an early second chance in the NFL.
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torinix
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 7:53:27 AM

I didn't like what he did, but he payed his dues and now he has a chance to show if he has changed. Everyone deserves a chance to show they have learned a lesson and has changed. Has he changed, don't know yet.

The PETA people need to respect that anyone can make mistakes. If he is still an a$$ then go ahead have at him, but give it a chance.

Frankly, the PETA people would drive a person to scoff down a hormone induced burger!
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hooky
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 7:41:30 AM

Same here, scout!
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 6:55:23 AM

I was never a Vick fan but those PETA people are just morons~
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SilverScort
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 6:32:03 AM

Great role model for the kids.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2009 4:07:07 AM

Vick signs 2-year deal with the Eagles

Now PETA is booking rooms in the City of Brotherly Love for the weekend of Sep. 20, when the Eagles' play their first home game vs. the Saints. And more rooms have been booked for Oakland on 10/18 when Vick is eligible for reinstatement.

I'm a little surprised that a large-market team with an established QB has signed him. I though it would be Dan Snyder, Al Davis, or some scrub QB-starved loser franchise like the Lions.

Philly comes to Atlanta on Dec. 6.

[Edited by: C.S. at 8/14/2009 5:10:28 AM EST]
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torinix
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2009 9:43:47 PM

1.6 for the first year and 5.2 for the optional 2nd yr. Not to shabby for Vick.

Speaking of Pre-season. The ravens looked good, and the Skins welllll did not.

Have the Pats game on DVR as it plays at 11pm here tonight on NFL channel. I would like to see some play time for Brady.

UGH!!! DANG. I peaked at the NFL.com site for a minute and ruined it for myself. I saw the NE/Philly score. Well at least they won.

[Edited by: torinix at 8/13/2009 10:46:06 PM EST]
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BuzzBomb
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2009 9:43:28 PM

Philly may need to rethink putting the 4 jail cells back into Lincoln Financial.
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coachjc
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2009 8:35:21 PM

Interesting... I look forward to Donovan's comments.
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2009 10:08:43 PM

Vick is ready , trust me
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n8er
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2009 11:42:11 AM

I think it would be best for both parties (NFL ownwers, and Vick himself) to take some time in the UFL just to see where he is at in terms of game readiness. Although I do have a feeling someone will take a gamble on him because they do not want another team to beat them to the punch.
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TDice
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2009 4:46:57 PM

Being in physical shape and being in NFL shape are 2 different things. I still say that he ends up in the UFL.
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Evin
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2009 4:30:25 PM

I think he'd do well in KC, but it will never happen!
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2009 6:35:52 PM

I would love to see Vick in Minnesota with Percy Harvin, Andrian Peterson and Vick. What about Miami with the wildcat Offense
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bryceisright
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2009 4:29:02 PM

I'm not a fan. Vick served hard time with hard thugs. I highly doubt he is out of shape. I have not researched this though. Has he lost or gained any wieght? He will be a great Full Back that can throw the ball.
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TDice
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2009 9:13:16 AM

Who's not giving him a chance? Right now 14 teams have definitely already said that they have no interest. Some team has to sign him...to get a chance. Right now, his best option is the 6 game UFL season for a coupla million bucks.
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2009 8:56:49 AM

Let's give him a chance, before we say he is washed up.
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CelticsDraftee
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 10:38:48 AM

I like that Goodell has given Vick a chance even though when all the dog fighting stuff first happened I was hoping for banishment. Goodell is fair and brings down the hammer when he needs to, but Vick has done his time so that's a generous move to reinstate him. I'm curious to see which team the guy will land with...
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 8:35:31 AM

I wouldn't want him on my team. As a QB, he isn't that good. And his style is only suited for certain types of offenses.
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longhorn90
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 8:32:00 AM

So, now that he knows he can make it back in, who's going to sign him?
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TDice
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 5:39:19 AM

You may know some more things than all of us know about Vick lilron.

First off, you're assuming after a 2 year layoff that Vick will be able to perform to his previous standards. Which actually made him a great athlete, not a great QB. Cris Carter of ESPN Radio said that the first problem on the field will be with him being able to hold onto the ball. He just may have forgotten how hard James Harrison hits you.
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 5:14:35 AM

Vick will make believers out all. He was young and dumb made some stpid decision. But who has not made mistakes.We have had US President lie and nothing was done about it.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 4:17:11 AM

Goodell is really doing Vick a FAVOR with his conditional reinstatement. A lot of us have forgotten how incredibly arrogant and stupid Vick was before his arrest. There was all this other stuff that Dice and Buzz mentioned, along with the dogfighting. If I did all the crap he did, my life would be completely over. Either I'd be in jail for life, or I'd be completely jobless and penniless when I got out, with no hope of earning a living anymore.

I'm not against him getting a second chance IF he's really learned his lesson and becomes a law-abiding citizen. And I'm not sure he has. Maybe he has, or maybe he's doing all this just to get back into the NFL. We don't know for sure.

You can't just gift-wrap a job for Vick immediately after his stint in the slammer. I think this transitional reinstatement is the right move.
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BuzzBomb
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 2:22:17 AM

"Let the man play so he can earn a living."

Let's examine that train of thought....If you or I were convicted of this same federal crime, do you honestly think our employers would be willing to re-instate us to our jobs once we did our time? I'd be willing to bet that a very large percentage if not all employers in the private sector would not give us the "second" chance.

I'm not opposed of the guy earning a living and even in his preferred profession but if ever there was someone that needed a demotion from the bigs down to the farm clubs, this is the man. He needs to EARN the living not have it gift wrapped to him.

Dice, don't forget his entourage stealing watches and driving his vehicle in drug runs...oh and the finger gestures and the illegal taking of retirement funds from one of his companies and the numerous lawsuits from banks due to him defaulting on various loans for all of his shady business dealings. Once someone really educates themself about Michael Vick there is no way they can say with a straight look on their face this guy deserve a "second" chance.
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2009 12:00:11 AM

Let him play......IF anyone will sign him. There have been plenty of players over the years that have had more chances than the average guy would have got. Although, the NFL stands for NOT FOR LONG in "some cases", and didn't stand for that in other cases..... that probably should have.
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TDice
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2009 8:18:05 PM

He can play for the Fish then nomo. Wouldn't need Brown to perform that Wildcat formation.

Heard that the Seahawks may take him since Mora used to be his coach and Hasselbeck and Wallace stink. Also, the Pats, Jaguars and Rams are other possibilities.

Merril Hoge of ESPN Radio doesn't think ANY team will pick him, unless he plays the 6 game UFL season first. This actually will be Vick's third or fourth chance anyway. I guess everyone forgot about his marijuana water bottle episode and the Ron Mexico episode too.
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Nomofriggincube
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2009 6:29:40 PM

Let the man play so he can earn a living.
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lilron704
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2009 4:44:47 PM

The man has paid his debt to society and the NFL, Roger let the man play you gave Paceman so many chances it was not funny. One mistake and he is punished more serve than Paceman, Jamal Lewis just name a few..

[Edited by: lilron704 at 7/27/2009 5:46:28 PM EST]
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NINEFINGERS
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2009 4:36:50 PM

let his first game be against the cleveland browns (dawg pound).
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2009 4:10:46 PM

Vick conditionally reinstated, eligible to play in Week 6.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2009 4:14:37 AM

T.O. supports Vick

Wow! T.O. says something ridiculous! Gosh, what's new? Um, hello? Vick LIED TO GOODELL and Arthur Blank about his involvement with dogfighting! Never mind that he paid his debt to society. You don't betray the commissioner of the NFL and not get some kind of punishment for that! Goodell has every right to suspend Vick for any # of games he thinks is appropriate. I doubt that any team will take him this season anyway.

"There are a number of guys that have done far worse things than that and gotten a second chance".

First of all, who said that Vick isn't getting a second chance? And other than killing people, there isn't very many things worse than killing dozens of dogs!

T.O. better just shut up (Oh, that's right. He's incapable of doing that.) and concentrate on what he does best; becoming a cancer for the Bills.

[Edited by: C.S. at 7/27/2009 5:15:59 AM EST]
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2009 5:57:02 AM

Sounds like he'll be reinstated this year, but will serve a suspension to start the season.

Getting reinstated is the easy part. The hard part is finding a team who's willing to take on the baggage and potential PR nightmare he brings.
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poleman2947
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2009 11:21:26 PM

I hope that no team will take him.
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Nomofriggincube
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2009 4:09:24 PM

Not this year..but probably next.
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BuzzBomb
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2009 5:05:02 PM

Somebody will take him but my hopes are that he'll never see another NFL snap.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2009 5:28:01 AM

Now there's a long list of teams that DON"T want him.

As for the list of teams that do, well, there's,....ummmm....
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TDice
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2009 11:59:39 PM

That sure comes as a shock.
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Message Posted: May 15, 2009 1:20:01 PM

Wind!
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