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December 20, 2019

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Should Michael Vick be allowed to be a Captain in the Pro Bowl

The NFL recently announced that Michael Vick was selected as one of four NFL “legends” to be captains at the 2020 Pro Bowl.  Some people are okay with this, while others, remembering his conviction and time served for leading a dogfighting ring, are appalled and adamantly oppose it.

Should Michael Vick be allowed to be a Captain in the Pro Bowl

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  • Michael Vick’s past remains appalling but shouldn’t disqualify him from coaching

    What Michael Vick did to dogs was inhumane, but he has worked hard to atone for his mistakes and should be allowed back into the NFL.

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  • NFL celebrates Michael Vick as Pro Bowl captain in continued whitewashing of his dogfighting past

    Michael Vick served his time. But forgiving him and celebrating him are two different things.

    Read full article

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Should Michael Vick be allowed to be a Captain in the Pro Bowl

Was convicted and served his time.

Works with Humane Society to speak against dogfighting.

He seems remorseful.

He deserves a second chance.

Should Michael Vick be allowed to be a Captain in the Pro Bowl

He tortured defenseless dogs.

Served his time and returned to the NFL, seemingly, as if nothing happened.

NFL treats him as an NFL great.

If Colin Kaepernick, who did far less, can’t get back into the NFL, why should Vick be allowed back in?

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5 comments on this Post:

  • drlgl

    February 8, 2020 10:09 pm

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    Vick is far from the only person in the league to have made mistakes.

  • MessiGoal

    January 31, 2020 3:53 pm

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    Maybe it's just a 'Dog Day Afternoon"!

  • Lance Casual

    January 27, 2020 9:19 am

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    Let him coach. He has paid his debt to society. What else should he do?

  • NeverMore1

    January 26, 2020 10:42 am

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    Let him coach. He's paid his debt.

  • SamTheMan86

    January 26, 2020 10:37 am

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    When compared to others who have had their image tarnished, Vick seems to get a pass on his past transgressions. I think he should get a second chance, but it seems no one even mentions his past anymore.

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