Friday Fire: What’s Next For Michael Vick?

Posted in Blogroll on February 26th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

I’m gonna send you off to what hopefully will be a nice weekend with Part II of Skip Friday morning. The interview was just too long to slam you with another 8 thousand words just that quick.

With news that Michael Vick could be released as early as May 21st to serve house arrest because of prison overcrowding, it’s time to discuss his future.

He’s paid his debt to society and deserves a second chance whether he’s talented or not just like anyone else on the face of the earth.

You hear all this bull crap about placing him in a wild cat offense or running the rock, returning kicks and punts or lining up at receiver, but squash that.

Michael Vick is a quarterback and if given the proper weapons, will show the world just how much of a bad mf’er he is if he’s given the opportunity. Tim Tebow couldn’t hold his Virginia Tech jock.

I’ll say this now, most Blacks are gonna throw support behind Vick and that’s something the main stream is gonna have to deal with simply because there are much more important issues to deal with. When Blacks aren’t safe sitting on their own stoop in various neighborhoods across the land, why the hell should they care about dog fighting? Seriously. Crime is crime and I’m definitely not absolving crime, but isn’t one human life more important than every single animal on the planet? This might be an unpopular belief to be critical in this instance (like I care), but there are some folk out there who don’t think so. What’s that about? Kinda crazy right? Let me put it this way, if I had a family dog in my household for years and I had to make a decision whether to save it or a total stranger, I guess I’ll be making a trip to the pet store. Of course I would be sad, but isn’t there a difference? Is this illogical?

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