Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 26

Thread: VICK TAKES DEAL

  1. #1
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 224,554, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    16,073
    Points
    224,554
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 381
    Given: 301

    VICK TAKES DEAL

    @RandomGeoFacts

  2. #2
    Starter Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    927
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    Could be 18-36 months. Hope they don't let him work with the guard dogs.


    'tiny little text etched into her neck it said "jesus lived and died for all your sins." she's got blue black ink and it's scratched into her lower back. it said: "damn right i'll rise again." yeah, damn right you'll rise again.'

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 467,582, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,591
    Points
    467,582
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 449
    Given: 307

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Well, officially I get to move on now (I officially stopped caring about Vick weeks ago). Too bad my Falcons quarterback of the future currently resides with Joey Harrington... (too bad there's not a "throwing up" icon)


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  4. #4
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 224,554, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    16,073
    Points
    224,554
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 381
    Given: 301

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    My guess is he'll get sentenced a year or two but they'll let him out early.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 92,140, Level: 94
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 1,010
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cytech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hiawatha, Iowa
    Posts
    6,186
    Points
    92,140
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 6

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    He will probably get the 18 months, and get out as soon as he serves 80%



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 174,241, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alaskaguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    10,204
    Points
    174,241
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 1

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    The Sporting News is reporting a sentence of 18-36 months while the Washington Post is reporting one year.

    The plea agreement will be subject to the judge's approval.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 450,359, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,548
    Points
    450,359
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 148
    Given: 25

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Well, officially I get to move on now (I officially stopped caring about Vick weeks ago). Too bad my Falcons quarterback of the future currently resides with Joey Harrington... (too bad there's not a "throwing up" icon)
    Hey I am Dolphins fan, at least you don't have to deal with Trent Green!

    Back on subject, I like the idea of a lifetime ban from the NFL at least. Hopefully he will get sued in civil court and lose all his $$$.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  8. #8
    Rookie
    Points: 11,136, Level: 31
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 114
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Splendid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    543
    Points
    11,136
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 8

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    He should play running back or db when he gets out.


    :) Want the stadium full? Bring a friend!

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 94,438, Level: 95
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 612
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYdTracked's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    8,670
    Points
    94,438
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Hey I am Dolphins fan, at least you don't have to deal with Trent Green!
    As a Chiefs fan I'm wondering if we'd be better off with Green this year than Huard/Croyle as both have looked terrible in preseason.

    As for Vick, I'd hate to be the team that takes on that PR nightmare if he ever plays in the NFL again.



  10. #10
    Facebook Knows All
    Points: 273,988, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneworld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NE Oklahoma
    Posts
    16,149
    Points
    273,988
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 152
    Given: 66

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Bad timing for the Falcons after they traded away Schaub (sp?).



  11. #11
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 8,753, Level: 28
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 597
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    255
    Points
    8,753
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 5

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Back on subject, I like the idea of a lifetime ban from the NFL at least. Hopefully he will get sued in civil court and lose all his $$$.
    Why ban him for life? If he admits he made a mistake and pays the penalty for it, he deserves a second chance.

    Ray Lewis did far worse by not intervening when two of his acquaintances stabbed two people to death. All he got was a 15 day jail sentence and a $250,000 fine. Now he is back in the NFL with plenty of money and play time.

    Make Vick serve his jail time, do lots of charity work, and make it up to people but he doesn't deserve to be banned from his profession.


    Your shopping cart, like your impoverished soul, is empty.

  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 467,582, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,591
    Points
    467,582
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 449
    Given: 307

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by kmcbrid View Post
    Why ban him for life? If he admits he made a mistake and pays the penalty for it, he deserves a second chance.
    Because the NFL takes gambling seriously. Not only is dogfighting illegal, but it's the illegal gambling that goes with it that makes this so severe. The NFL wants no questions asked about whether a guy known to be involved with gambling may be fixing games (it's a leap between the two, but it's what they're thinking). On the gambling precedent I wouldn't be surprised to see Vick gone permanently.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 450,359, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,548
    Points
    450,359
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 148
    Given: 25

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by kmcbrid View Post
    Why ban him for life? If he admits he made a mistake and pays the penalty for it, he deserves a second chance.

    Ray Lewis did far worse by not intervening when two of his acquaintances stabbed two people to death. All he got was a 15 day jail sentence and a $250,000 fine. Now he is back in the NFL with plenty of money and play time.

    Make Vick serve his jail time, do lots of charity work, and make it up to people but he doesn't deserve to be banned from his profession.
    Nope, no second chances, he knew what he was doing, the only thing he is sorry for is he got caught. He has a second chance, when he gets out of jail he can go work at walmart or somewhere, but he lost his privledge to work in the NFL.

    Besides gambling is one of the big no no's in the NFL.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 44,421, Level: 65
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 1,129
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    mwitt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    5,801
    Points
    44,421
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Because the NFL takes gambling seriously. Not only is dogfighting illegal, but it's the illegal gambling that goes with it that makes this so severe. The NFL wants no questions asked about whether a guy known to be involved with gambling may be fixing games (it's a leap between the two, but it's what they're thinking). On the gambling precedent I wouldn't be surprised to see Vick gone permanently.
    You hit the nail on the head before I could. The NFL could probably be justified in banning him for life based on the illegal gambling alone. Then you factor in that he's a dog murderer



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 36,420, Level: 58
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 230
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    247cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Spring Hill, KS
    Posts
    1,098
    Points
    36,420
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 1

    Re: VICK TAKES DEAL

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Nope, no second chances, he knew what he was doing, the only thing he is sorry for is he got caught. He has a second chance, when he gets out of jail he can go work at walmart or somewhere, but he lost his privledge to work in the NFL.

    Besides gambling is one of the big no no's in the NFL.
    I agree, no second chances.

    The good news is little brother Marcus can offer some pointers about jail. Too bad for Mike he's going to Federal-PYITA-prison.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM