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NFL Commish Considering Indefinite Suspensions For Burress, Vick

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BNWriter, Jun 30, 2009.

  1. BNWriter

    BNWriter Active Member


    Sounds good to me. Go For it, Roger.
  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Plax: One year after the expiration of ANY sentences imposed in his legal case.

    Vick: Three years from the date he is released from prison.

    The market should be really hot for a 32-year-old quarterback who hasn't set foot on the field in five years. Yep, should be some awesome bidding wars. ;)
  3. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Cop-out, pansyish move on Vick by Goodell. Basically just saying he doesn't want to deal with the issue or the heat, so let me defer it until it's no longer an issue. The man has done his time and paid his penance to society; give him an opportunity to rebuild his life and to make a living doing what he does best.

    And best be careful about playing judge and jury, Roger. That's a thin line you're getting ready to walk there. Just be prepared to dole out the same, beyond the legal system punishment no matter who the player or what the charge is. Hope that your Tom Bradys, Big Bens, Peytons and APs don't turn up on the DUI blotter or with spousal assault charges someday.
  4. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I agree. Give Vick a shot. If he screws up again, lifetime ban.
  5. Vick funded a large-scale interstate gambling ring over several years.

    He brutally trained, tortured and murdered pitbulls who did not succeed in his interstate gambling ring.

    He bought property for the specific purpose of creating an illegal dog fighting business.

    He continually lied to investigators, his boss, the NFL and the public about his involvement.

    He associated himself with gamblers and gangsters.

    To top it off, he then tested positive for marijuana after being charged.

    So, no, in one humble person's opinion, he hasn't "paid his time" by simply serving a jail sentence. Playing in the NFL is a privilege, not a right.
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