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Michael Vick $100 Million Contract - By the Numbers

By Adam Wenger on
Michael Vick has a 100 million reasons to smile. The Eagles quarterback is back on top of the football world after signing a six-year $100 million contract with the team on Monday. The huge contract -- with its $40 million guaranteed -- makes Vick one of the highest-paid players in the NFL. Does No. 7's stint in federal prison seem like a distant memory? We can't look inside the guy's head, but we can look at the numbers.2009: The year Vick joined the Eagles. At the time, he played third...Read Full Story

Michael Vick, Alicia Silverstone Unite in Disapproval of 'Dog Wars' Android App

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty) Alicia Silverstone (Getty) Animal rights groups are not happy about Dog Wars, a new Android app that allows players to raise and train virtual dogs to become brutal fighting machines. Now, some celebs have joined the crusade against the Kage Games application, among them vocal animal rights supporter (and staunch vegan) Alicia Silverstone and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick.Silverstone wrote a letter to Google CEO Larry Pope and the game's makers, pleading, "As a mom-to...Read Full Story

Michael Vick Birthday Party Results in Shooting

By Deena Bustillo on
Michael Vick's birthday party ended with a bang this morning -- and not the good, figurative kind. A man was shot outside of a Virgina Beach club that was hosting the birthday party of the NFL star, and he was later identified as Quanis Phillips, a co-defendent in the Michael Vick dogfighting case, according to USA Today. Phillips is reportedly in good condition at a Virginia Beach hospital, after initially refusing medical treatment for the injury. It is not clear if Vick was actually...Read Full Story

Michael Vick Has a New Reality Show

By Olivia on
Television producers understand the kind of men whose personal lives we'd like to peek into - think Hulk Hogan and Snoop Dogg -- and they've nailed it with their latest pick, Michael Vick. The new Philadelphia Eagles player and former dogfight ringmaster has signed up for a new BET reality show, tentatively called The Michael Vick Project. According to the LA Times, the show will see quarterback fresh out of his 18-month stay in prison, joining up with the Eagles and coming to terms with...Read Full Story

Michael Vick Gets Standing Ovation in Philadelphia

By JJ Duncan on
(Getty Images) Newly acquired quarterback and convicted dog killer Michael Vick received a standing ovation from the fans in Phillie today as he took the field for the first time since his arrest in July, 2007. Vick took the field on the 2nd play from scrimmage, and if he was booed, it was drowned out by the many fans who cheered his return, according to philly.com. The stadium, it might be worth noting, was less than half-full.Michael Vick played a handful of scattered plays in the QB...Read Full Story

Michael Vick's '60 Minutes' Video Shows Quarterback Attempting to Repair His Image

By Jake on
As Michael Vick begins the long, difficult journey of rehabbing his public image, he underwent his first interview since emerging from prison on 60 Minutes. Grilled by John Brown, Vick expresses remorse for his crimes, saying he cried "many nights" in prison."And, you know, it's no way of, you know, explaining, you know, the hurt and the guilt that I felt," says Vick at one point. "And that was the reason I cried so many nights. And that put it all into perspective."Vick also says he was...Read Full Story

Michael Vick Eagles Deal is Inked

By Livingly Staff on
According to Michael Vick's agent Joel Segal, the controversial QB will be returning to pro-ball with the Philadelphia Eagles.  Michael Vick spent 18-months in prison for managing an illegal dogfighting ring and hasn't returned to the field since 2006.  The Eagles head coach Andy Reid plans to hold a press conference after the next game to discuss how Vick will slot into the team's strategy.  Remember this?Read Full Story

Michael Vick Is Not Unwanted By the Patriots

By Jake on
Michael Vick may have gone to jail for a while, but that doesn't mean that the New England Patriots wouldn't like to sign him up.As speculation continues about where exactly the QB will end up, New England coach Bill Belichick refused to say one way or the other whether the Pats would like to grab Vick.From a story at the Washington Post: New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick declined to rule out the possibility Friday of his team signing just-reinstated quarterback Michael Vick...Read Full Story

Michael Vick -- Headed to the Steelers or Pats?

By Jake on
According to the rampant rumors surrounding the future prospects of Michael Vick, two teams have emerged as likely landing spots for the QB: the Steelers and the Patriots.From a story at Bloomberg: Michael Vick’s second chance in the National Football League is most likely to come from the New England Patriots or Pittsburgh Steelers, according to the Internet gambling Web site BetUS.com.Vick was conditionally reinstated to the NFL yesterday, a week after completing a 23-month sentence for...Read Full Story

Michael Vick Gets Back in the NFL

By Tiffanie on
(Getty images) Don't Miss Michael Vick -- Life as an Ex-Con Begins Michael Vick: The Face of PETA? Michael Vick, From Football to Drywall Michael Vick, the former Falcon who was convicted of dogfighting and served 19 months in prison, was reinstated into the NFL today. He can sign with any team and attend practices just like any other non-dog-killing player, but he won't be able to play in any games until at least week 6.Apparently killing a few pooches these days is bad enough to land...Read Full Story