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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Up until this week, the hardest thing Michael Vick had to do this season was figure out how to tell people he was a dog owner once again.
He did it in a statement last month that said a lot about how far he has come since the days he and his buddies thought nothing about killing dogs that weren't good enough to make a few bucks for his Bad Newz Kennels.
''This is an opportunity to break the cycle,'' said Vick, who said he understood how some people might be upset he had a dog. ''To that end, I will continue to honor my commitment to animal welfare and be an instrument of positive change.''
That Vick has come this far in his personal rehabilitation is a testament to his perseverance. He did his time - 18 months of it in the federal prison at Leavenworth - then spent some of his time speaking to kids about animal cruelty and the dangers of dogfighting.
If he hasn't been completely fo...
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Man stop your wining, Michael.
So the media is the cause of the Eagles’ maladies are the media’s fault?
He said after practice that the media are “creating turmoil.”
Grow a pair of ‘em Michael.
See if the line protects you.
Show us some umph and we will support you.
Andy Reid fired the defensive coordinator and the only reason he didn’t fire his offensive coordinator...
Michael Vick and Drew Brees came into the NFL the same year.
Now, they're in the same predicament.
Both are the quarterbacks of increasingly desperate teams, the season teetering on the edge of collapse.
Brees has essentially become a one-man show for the New Orleans Saints (2-5), who are plagued by a historically leaky defense and anemic running game.
For Vick, the stakes...
Michael Vick had enough to worry about Monday night after the Eagles lost their fourth game in a row, with Vick throwing an interception and getting sacked seven times.
But after the game, it got worse. Vick found out that his poor night had been accompanied by a Twitter rant by none other than his younger brother, Marcus Vick.
Marcus Vick unleashed a torrent of tweets, blaming Michael...
Are the Philadelphia Eagles a Super Bowl team? Is Michael Vick good enough to be considered a potential Super Bowl-winning quarterback?
We’ve all thought and talked about these types of things for a while now. The ultimate goal of every NFL team is to win the Super Bowl. Numerous things usually have to fall in place for a team to succeed in its goal.
Extraneous factors such...
Andy Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles are playing to save their season tonight on Monday Night Football. If you want to point to a single pivotal game this year, this is it for the Eagles tonight.
The embattled team is not quite on life support yet, but they seem to be a team that is slowly dying. The “fire Andy” bandwagon is growing larger by the day and fans are...
NEW ORLEANS -- So much for players-only meetings. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick used the occasion of his team's three-game October nosedive to bring his teammates behind closed doors last week in an attempt to hash out their woes. After a 28-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Monday night -- the Eagles' fourth consecutive defeat and fifth in six games...
I can’t wait to listen to sports talk radio today here in Philadelphia, as I’m sure it will be a blood-bath calling for the firing of Andy Reid, the benching of Michael Vick and a slew of other venomous demands.Last night’s game played right into everything that has been said about the Eagles this season.We saw issues in the red zone for Philadelphia while we saw a passing...
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are having fun again. They hope it's a sign of things to come in the second half of the season.
Michael Vick kept picking himself up off the Superdome turf, the recipient of an awful beating.
The Philadelphia Eagles are down -- and nearly out.
Brees threw two touchdown passes, extending his NFL record streak to 51 games, and Patrick Robinson...