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PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

Posted on: March 31, 2011 8:47 am
 
Vick Posted by Josh Katzowitz

With the upcoming release of the next version of EA Sports’ “Madden,” there’s plenty of controversy already brewing.

First, you’ve got the 32-player bracket in which fans can vote for the cover boy that has already led to “upsets” of Bills WR Steve Johnson (by Patriots RB Danny Woodhead) and of Broncos QB Tim Tebow (by a surprising Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles, who dominated Tebow 64 percent-36 percent) in the first-round matchups.

Now, you’ve got the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) who want Eagles QB Michael Vick evicted from the tournament (you know, the whole dogfighting thing).

That, however, won’t stop EA Sports president Peter Moore from putting Vick on the cover if that is the result of the fan vote.

"We believe that Michael Vick, as the runner-up in MVP for the league and the comeback player of the year, deserved his slot," Moore told CNBC.com. “I can tell you we've already received the letters from our good friends at PETA urging us to take him out of the bracket. I'm not here to comment on what he did. I personally believe, and this is personal commentary right now, that Michael served his time. He's had a tremendous season."

Vick also believes he deserves the honor, as he’s taken to his Twitter page to encourage fans to vote for him.

Moore also declared his company was wrong for originally allowing players who suffered concussions on the virtual field to return to the game. That’s why, in Madden ’12, that won’t be an option (my heart breaks for those who have Colts WR Austin Collie on their team).

According to the AP, Moore said “we have an obligation in our industry" to recognize that brain injuries are one of the leading issues of the day.

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Comments

Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: March 31, 2011 4:26 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

Hey PETA - I'm going to eat some steak tonight. Yummy.




Since: Jan 14, 2007
Posted on: March 31, 2011 4:20 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

If you think PETA is a republican organization you're simply too dumb to live.



Since: Mar 2, 2008
Posted on: March 31, 2011 3:51 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

i didnt know that  peta controlled the world we live in!!!!



Since: Jul 27, 2010
Posted on: March 31, 2011 3:41 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

PETA has killed thousands more animals than Vick ever will...."Since 1998 PETA has killed more than 17,000 animals, nearly 85 percent of all those it has rescued."
Euthenasia? yes. Fantastic animal loving, animal helping and all around great bunch of heartwarming folks? no. PETA needs to stop thinking they are the "righteous few" and quit believing they are more important than they are.

link to the article and quote below:




Since: Sep 5, 2010
Posted on: March 31, 2011 3:40 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

Mr. Vick and his ilk (some of which can be included on these blogs) should be happy that "all" PETA does is within the law and nothing like the preposterously violent, ignorant and sadistic behavior that Mr. Vick indeed committed and supported OR ELSE he wouldn't be around right about now.

That's right, I said it.

Some of you can ridiculously forgive or even condone his previous actions but don't expect everyone else to blindly follow suit. The only real animals involved in this or any other similar crime are Vick and his cronies.



Since: Oct 26, 2010
Posted on: March 31, 2011 3:08 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

PETA is heavily Democratic...



Since: Jul 24, 2009
Posted on: March 31, 2011 3:07 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

sorry spelling: PETA



Since: Jul 24, 2009
Posted on: March 31, 2011 3:06 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

   Wow, everybody is jumping on PETA. Don't forget, it was the pressure of PITA that helped get Michael Vick arrested and sentenced.
    If not for PITA, Vick would have gotten off with a slap on his wrists for all the anguish and suffering he caused the dogs that were under his care.
    I say; Way to go, PITA.



Since: Dec 27, 2008
Posted on: March 31, 2011 2:49 pm
 

PETA wants Vick out of Madden cover tourney

PETA like the teabaggers are nothing but a bunch of republicant retards.


mnix47mn
Since: Aug 4, 2008
Posted on: March 31, 2011 2:24 pm
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