Michael Vick “OK” as Kevin Kolb’s Back-Up: Philadelphia Eagles’ QB Is Reborn

September 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In September of 2007, Michael Vick was the example of everything wrong with athletes of the National Football League and professional sports.
Back then, the fleet-footed quarterback had a litany of brushes with Johnny Law and numerous brush-ins with scandal; all of which came to a head during the federal prosecution for his infamous dog-fighting ring. Yet "Ron Mexico" was so out of touch with reality, so arrogant and self-entitled that he hadn't gotten the message.
Regardless of how loud and clear it may have been.
Despite being out on bail for his part in the "Bad Newz Kennels," a random drug test turned up traces of marijuana in his system.
Facing serious prison time and already under the watchful eye of Big Brother, No. 7 saw no problem with ingesting an illegal narcotic. And who could blame him?
I mean, he was THE Michael Vick!
Who would ever catch him? Even if some lucky son of a gun manged the feat, mortal rule...

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