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Michael Vick: Roger Goodell ‘Doing A Great Job’ As NFL Commissioner

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Michael Vick fully supports the man who gave him a second chance in the NFL. The New York Jets quarterback defended NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell while the league and its teams have come under heavy criticism during the past two weeks over how they are dealing with several players facing domestic violence allegations. “I think he’s doing a great job,...
Via NESN.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick on Roger Goodell: 'I think he's doing a great job'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Michael Vick fully supports the man who gave him a second chance in the NFL. The New York Jets quarterback defended NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell while the league and its teams have come under heavy criticism during the past two weeks over how they are dealing with several players facing domestic violence allegations. "I think he's doing a great job...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick: Roger Goodell 'doing a great job'

Looking for someone to defend NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell? We've got your man: Jets backup quarterback and one-time banished superstar Michael Vick. Vick, who was given an indefinite suspension by Goodell in 2007, came to the commish's side when asked about Goodell's recent PR issues, telling ESPN's Rich Cimini he thinks Goodell's "doing a great job....
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Vick says Goodell doing 'great job'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick says Commissioner Roger Goodell is doing ''a great job'' while the NFL deals with several off-field issues. Vick says Thursday that some situations are ''more complicated than others,'' adding that the right decision isn't going to be made immediately every time. The backup quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Vick just learns about Adrian Peterson child abuse case, admits he needs to Goggle story

Marcus Vick isn’t exactly Mr. Current Events, that’s for sure. Vick, the younger and more troubled (as hard as that is to believe) brother of Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick, went on Twitter Sunday and was incredulous that Adrian Peterson was not playing for the Vikings against the Patriots. That’s because Marcus had no clue […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

15 Years Ago, Michael Vick Flipped His Way Into Our Hearts As A Virginia Tech Freshman

Will all due respect to that non-suit-wearing quarterback at the NFL Draft of the New York Jets named Geno Smith, I want Michael Vick to play. This is just how it has to be for me. As long as Michael Dwayne Vick is wearing shoulder pads, I want to see the man play football. I […] The post 15 Years Ago, Michael Vick Flipped His Way Into Our Hearts As A Virginia Tech Freshman appeared...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Vick Says You Can’t Compare Dogs to Humans

Since the Ray Rice domestic violence video has been released, several people have compared Rice’s crime to the crime committed by Jets QB Michael Vick. Vick was charged and convicted for animal cruelty in a situation where he was found to be abusing dogs and conducting dog fighting contests. When Vick was asked if he felt Ray Rice’s situation was worse than the crime he committed...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Michael Vick feels like a starter but won't rock the boat

Eventually, Michael Vick hopes to return to being a starting quarterback. For now, though, he’s adjusting to a life as the Jets backup. “In my heart and in my mind I’m still a starter,” Vick said on WFAN Tuesday. “Yeah I’m comfortable in this role. Do I always want to be in this role? No. But if that’s what it calls for I’ve got to make the most of it.” At 34...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Michael Vick to reach out to Ray Rice

As a veteran of raging controversy himself, Michael Vick wanted Ray Rice to know Wednesday he has an experienced shoulder to lean on. Vick didn’t condone Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious on the video that got the Ravens running back released and suspended this week, but Vick says Rice — like himself — deserves a second chance. “I’ll definitely reach out to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick will 'definitely reach out' to Ray Rice

Jets quarterback Michael Vick knows a thing or two about NFL ex-communication. Arrested on federal dog-fighting charges 2007, Vick was out of the NFL -- mostly while in prison -- for two years. His crimes are different but he sees a similar situation in Ray Rice. And so Vick plans to "reach out to Ray" -- who was recently given an indefinite suspension by the NFL after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the New York Jets Week 2 tilt with Green Bay a top-5 game to watch?

Now that we’ve seen every team in the NFL play a meaningful game, it’s easier to figure out which ones are worth watching in Week 2. In addition, it also helps us make decisions about which games to skip. Which match-ups this week fall into each category? To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 2, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in:Is the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets QB Michael Vick takes an unpopular stance on Ray Rice

One thing you can say about New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick: at least he’s consistent. He thinks that everyone deserves a second chance. Last year when his Philadelphia Eagles teammate Riley Cooper was caught on camera saying a racist term Vick was basically the only player in the locker room who stood up for him. Because the other Eagles respected Vick so much his stance...
Via cover32 - Jets
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick “Hopes” Ray Rice Gets a Second Chance

Michael Vick knows a thing or two about second chances. The New York Jets backup quarterback has a strong opinion on the Ray Rice situation.   “It’s a tough situation,” Vick told the Daily News Monday. “It’s very sensitive. I think we all got to realize as professional athletes that we are professionals. And we have to be able to maintain our poise in all situations, on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick hopes Rice gets second chance

New York Jets backup quarterback and former dogfighter Michael Vick believes that fired Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice deserves a second chance.  “I hope so,” Vick said on WFAN radio via ESPN.  
Via Intrigue Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick On Ray Rice: There’s Just No Room For That

Michael Vick has been brought a lot in the conversation about Ray Rice being suspended from the NFL for punching his wife in the face last February. The Jets quarterback was asked about Rice’s actions and told the New York Daily News that there’s no room for domestic violence in the NFL. “It’s a tough situation,” Vick told the Daily News Monday. “It’s very sensitive...
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Vick To Make 6 Figures Doing Weekly Radio Interviews

While Vick may not be getting the starting job with the Jets, radio sure is paying him like a star. According to Jimmy Traina of Fox Sports Big Buzz Feature and NY Daily News, WFAN will be paying Mike Vick 6 figures, yes you read that correctly, 6 figures, to do a weekly interview. According to NY Daily News, Michael Vick, who doesnt play, is getting 6 figures to do a weekly interview...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Using Michael Vick as Change of Pace Quarterback Fails Miserably

One would think after the whole Tim Tebow fiasco, that the New York Jets would have learned that using a change of pace quarterback in the NFL simply doesn’t work. However, during yesterday’s game against the Oakland Raiders, the Jets reverted back to their old, inadequate ways by using Michael Vick to change the pace for 3 plays. Here were the results of the 3 plays: Chris...
Via Standing O Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mushnick jabs Francesa, Vick, & WFAN; Slams Boomer Esiason

We wrote Wednesday that Mike Francesa was lying. Again. "Mike Francesa continues to claim Michael Vick came to him & not vice-versa. Francesa continues his dubious claim that it was Vick and not he who initiated discussions." Thursday Craig Carton opened a whole new can of WFAN worms. To paraphrase CC: "Mike Francesa lied. WFAN initiated contact with the Jets and...
Via Bob's Blitz
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Jets backup QB Mike Vick confirms radio appearance with Mike Francesa for Tuesday

After some radio silence over the past few days, Michael Vick confirmed that he would be a guest of Mike Francesa’s show on Tuesday. Whether or not the Jets backup quarterback will have a weekly slot on WFAN, however, remains cryptic. The possibility of a weekly appearance by Vick would become especially noteworthy if Geno Smith struggles in front of him. The hypothetical situation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Vick says he's better QB now than last year

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Michael Vick says he's a better quarterback than he was last year, the result of improved study habits and solid play during the preseason. Despite feeling good about his abilities, Vick is set to start the season on the sidelines with Geno Smith leading the New York Jets' offense against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Vick said Friday that it has...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Carton confirms: Mike Francesa lied about Michael Vick coming to him

We wrote yesterday that Mike Francesa was lying. Again. "Mike Francesa continues to claim Michael Vick came to him & not vice-versa. Francesa continues his dubious claim that it was Vick and not he who initiated discussions." This morning Craig Carton opened a whole new can of WFAN worms. To paraphrase CC: "Mike Francesa lied. WFAN initiated contact with the Jets...
Via Bob's Blitz
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL backup quarterback rankings

Every NFL team goes into a season hoping they’ll never have to use their backup, unless it’s in garbage time or in a meaningless game after a playoff berth has been clinched. The reality is that poor play by the starter, or injury, thrusts a backup quarterback into action more than most fans would hope. Below is a ranking of the 32 backup quarterbacks in the NFL coming into week...
Via This Given Sunday
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa continues to claim Mike Vick came to him & not vice-versa...as well as proclaiming Jets approval

Mike Francesa comments on word that Michael Vick may not do his Tuesday WFAN show after all. Francesa continues his dubious claim that it was Vick and not he who initiated discussions. Francesa also continued to state that the Jets gave their blessing all the while quoting half of the Post's Brian Costello's assertion that the team did not have to approve anything, of course...
Via Bob's Blitz
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan on Geno Smith: ‘He looks sharp to me’

The New York Jets named second-year quarterback Geno Smith as their starter after he beat out veteran Michael Vick for the job during training camp and preseason action. The Jets are looking forward to see what Smith is able to do with the experience he received from last season, and they believe that he will take a step forward. Smith did look much better in preseason action,...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Best, worst, realistic scenario for the AFC East

Last season the New York Jets limped to an 8-8 finish despite the giant distractions of Rex Ryan under fire and Geno Smith who raised more questions about his ability, than maybe even Mark Sanchez had. So, now that they have added veteran backup QB Michael Vick and veteran running back Chris Johnson, did the Jets do enough this off-season to make it to the playoffs? We will start...
Via The Penalty Flag
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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