NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell informed Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick on Thursday that he will be reinstated for the third game of the regular season.
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Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2009 | Solomon Wilcots Tags: Andy Reid, Bill Walsh, Brett Favre, Donovan McNabb, Dr. J, Greg Knapp, Joe Montana, Michael Vick, Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia Eagles, Solomon Wilcots, Steve Young, Terrell Owens, Tony Dungy, Vince Lombardi
Even while The City of Brotherly Love requires its athletes to weather the storm of criticism, the Eagles organization is the perfect place for Michael Vick to rehabilitate his life and resurrect his career.
The NFL can be a league of compassion and deep emotion, and regardless of how one feels about Mike Vick’s ability to play pro football again, the honesty and humility with which the Philadelphia Eagles organization has handled his signing cannot be overlooked.
Eagles coach Andy Reid says Donovan McNabb remains the team’s starting QB and was involved in the decision to sign Mike Vick.
Free-agent QB Michael Vick hasn’t signed with the Bills, nor are there any plans for him to join the team, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Al Davis, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Dan Rooney, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Mike Vick, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ralph Wilson, Roger Goodell, San Francisco 49ers, Terrell Owens, Tony Dungy, Trent Edwards
Trying to narrow down the potential players for the services of free-agent QB Mike Vick.
Colts coach Jim Caldwell changed the training camp script Wednesday, The Associated Press reported.
Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 | Solomon Wilcots Tags: Anthony Gonzalez, Austin Collie, Indianpolis Colts, Jim Caldwell, Peyton Manning, Pierre Garcon, Reggie Wayne, Roy Hall, Taj Smith, Tony Dungy
My Sirius Radio co-host Jim Miller put it best when he stated that at this time last year, the Colts hid Peyton Manning from the media so well that he may as well have been in a witness protection program.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell‘s move to conditionally reinstate Michael Vick was a Solomon-like decision that came short of splitting the baby. The parameters that allow Vick to return to the NFL speak to the concerns of everyone who cares.
While Michael Vick‘s status in regards to the 80-man roster is clear, teams have yet to receive full clarification on how the quarterback would be classified on a potential 53-man roster, should he still be ineligible to perform in regular-season games come Week 1.
The significance of Tony Dungy‘s presence and willingness to take on a mentoring position for Michael Vick cannot be overstated when it relates to the decision to reinstate the quarterback to the NFL.
Just moments after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that Michael Vick was conditionally reinstated to the league, I spoke with Titans TE Alge Crumpler, who played with the quarterback on the Falcons from 2001 to 2006 and was one of his closer friends on the team.
A quick look at items I’m working on for tonight’s edition of NFL Total Access (as always, subject to change).
It seems that fans in Chicago are concerned about Jay Cutler‘s nightlife. But as long as he is willing to put in the necessary work during the day, he’s still a step ahead of some other young quarterbacks out there.
Former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy confirmed with NFL Network on Tuesday that he did meet with Michael Vick today at Leavenworth (Kan.) Federal Prison.