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Star NFL quarterback Michael Vick signed his first paid endorsement deal Wednesday since pleading guilty to dog fighting charges. Vick, the Philadelphia Eagles’ star, sealed a two-year deal to endorse Unequal Technologies, a sports gear company that manufactures protective, shock absorbing padding for athletes. Unequal would not comment on what the deal was worth, and […]

Keith Fitzhugh just gave up his shot at the NFL to work on the railroad. 24-year-old Fitzhugh, who dreamed of an NFL career as a boy, had a chance to sign with the New York Jets as a free-agent safety. Instead he opted for the stability of his job as a train conductor on the […]

North Carolina — One week before Christmas of 2009, NFL star Chris Henry lost his life after having a domestic spat with his fiancée. As his fiance drove away, Henry, 26, fell off the back of a moving pickup truck and died after suffering brain damage. However, Henry’s mother, Carolyn Glaspy, has ensured that her […]

I had the honor of interviewing Micheal Vick the night before his first game against the Atlanta Falcons since he was released from prison last year. It is amazing how many will hold your past against you and hope for the worst for you, but when you start to pray over your life and connect […]

From the NY Times: Even Michael Vick did not see this happening. Vick, the Eagles’ starting quarterback, is one of the N.F.L.’s most electrifying talents and possibly its most valuable player in 2010. The fact that he is a convicted felon just more than a year out of prison simply makes him this season’s most […]

Usually NFL players are fined for bringing guns to airport or holding dog fights at their homes, but this time it’s for tweeting before a game. Terrell Owens violated the NFL’s forbidding of twitter posts 90 minutes before a game. The league takes that very seriously and plans on taking action. The tweet in question? […]

Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss is being traded to the Minnesota Vikings, according to an ESPN.com source. Following a blow-out win Monday night over the Miami Dolphins where the special teams set records in TDs, Moss continued his complaints about his lack of targets this season. The team is finally letting the unhappy receiver go […]

From USA Today: In an unexpected move, the Philadelphia Eagles named Michael Vick their starting quarterback on Tuesday evening. Coach Andy Reid, one day after insisting that the Eagles would return to Kevin Kolb as starter, said Vick had simply performed too well to move him back to the bench. “I think very few quarterbacks […]

According to the Associate Press —Denver Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley was found dead in his apartment Monday in an apparent suicide. “Everyone with the Broncos is shocked and saddened by the loss of Kenny McKinley,” team owner Pat Bowlen said in a statement. “He was part of the Broncos’ family and will be greatly […]

In his first start since 2006 Michael Vick overcame a high-scoring performance by the Detroit Lions to notch the Eagles first win of 2010.

Police have cleared Michael Vick’s name in the shooting incident that took place at his 30th birthday party. From NFL.com: Virginia Beach, Va., police said Tuesday that they have identified the person responsible for a shooting outside a local nightclub and cleared Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who had proclaimed his innocence. “There are no […]

The folks at NFL Fanhouse say that teams were worried about Myronn Rolle’s commitment to football due to the fact that he is intelligent and a Rhodes Scholar. Here’s what they had to say. Because the thinking goes — and we’re defining “thinking” broadly here since many of the scouts, coaches and executives making these […]