Michael Vick Redemption Story: No. 2 of 10 Biggest Stories of 2010 NFL Season

January 22, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Vick’s redemption story is arguably the greatest of any professional athlete who has ever lived.
We all know the Michael Vick story.
Vick was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the first overall pick in the 2001 draft. He played six seasons, earned three Pro Bowls, led the Falcons to the postseason twice, and became the first quarterback to top 1000 rushing yards in a season.
In April of 2007, Michael Vick was implicated in an illegal interstate dog fighting ring that had operated for over five years. He pled guilty to federal felony charges and spent 23 months in prison, and another two months in home confinement.
The Falcons released Vick, during which he filed for bankruptcy. He also lost all product endorsements.
After his release from prison, the Philadelphia Eagles shocked the football world by signing the former three-time Pro Bowler as their third-string quarterback.
The guy who gave the Eagles the idea to sign Vick? Curre...

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