You know all those Michael Vick jokes you made to your friends this week?
Hey, it’s 12:42 p.m. on a Tuesday and Vick just fumbled again.
I heard Vick’s dog learned the “drop” command in about three minutes.
Did you hear it’s going to be called “Michael Vick” when boys hit puberty now? Yeah, because their balls drop!
Well, it turns out the ones about Vick fumbling at random times could have been true. Today he told reporters that for part of the week he carried a football everywhere. Yeah, like in Friday Night Lights or a Matt Christopher book. Like that. It’s a bit elementary… but I actually kind of like it.
So where did he take the ball? Tim McManus has the details on Eagles 24/7:
“Breakfast, to the meetings. Everybody thought it was funny but I didn’t. That’s how much I care about this team, that’s how much I care about our success and winning on Sundays. I’m going to do everything I can to make sure that I take care of my responsibilities.”
Vick said that his teammates were trying to strip him of the ball as he walked the hallways of the NovaCare Complex.
“They tried. They tried. The stakes got pretty high…there was a bounty on the ball,” he said, drawing laughs.
Somewhere, Roger Goodell just suspended someone over the bounty.
Will it work? Maybe. Vick’s probably carried a football more in his life than just about any human on Earth, so a few more hours tucking one away probably won’t make much of a difference. What I’d like to see, though, is for Vick to carry a clicker and Slip 'n Slide everywhere, and when his teammates, friends and family randomly click, he slides… feet first. Then he gets a treat.
via Philly Mag
H/T to (@VBasile75)