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Was Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick inadvertently disrespected by Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III?  Apparently some Eagles fans feel that is the case after an RG3 interview with the DC press took place at the end of April. A mini “Twitter-ruption” (okay, maybe it wasn’t that bad, but I did say “mini”) took place recently amongst some Eagles fans who felt their star QB Vick was slighted by the new savior of the Redskins. "Just saying man, just sayin" Photo: This is the text of the tweet, that was being re-tweeted around,  that supposedly quoted RG3 when he was asked his thoughts on being compared to Michael Vick: “That’s an honor but I’m a throwing QB who runs really fast.” Now, that could certainly be perceived as a slight when taken in the context of: “Hey RG3, what do you think about being compared to Michael Vick?“  And his first and only answer was “That’s an honor but I’m a throwing QB who runs really fast.” In that context, one
  • One has never played a game in the NFL the is a guy who killed dogs in his down time and should have never been let in the NFL and goodell should have been fired for leting him back in

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