Let the shitstorm begin for
former Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick. You would think the guy has enough kibble on his plate but yesterday, Der Kommissar Roger Goodell decided to add even more. Right after the quarterback's handlers announced that Vick would be taking a leave of absence from the team, the NFL commissioner made sure Vick knew that even if he decided to prematurely end his leave he would do best not to head to Falcons training camp. From SI.com:
Michael Vick was ordered by commissioner Roger Goodell
on Monday to stay away from the Atlanta Falcons' training camp until the league reviews the dogfighting charges against him.
"While it is for the criminal justice system to determine your guilt or innocence, it is my responsibility as commissioner of the National Football League to determine whether your conduct, even if not criminal, nonetheless violated league policies, including the Personal Conduct Policy," Goodell said in a letter to the quarterback.
Vick has been all quiet on the defense front since May (and who can blame him) but will have to make a public appearance on Thursday when he goes in for his arraignment in Virginia. It really seems like the the stars are lining up against Vick: he gets his case on the "