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Vick and Nike a team again ?

Posted on: July 7, 2011 2:26 pm
 
NEW YORK -- Nike re-signed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to an endorsement deal Friday, nearly four years after dropping him amid his legal troubles.


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Nike, which signed Vick as a rookie in 2001, terminated his contract in August 2007 after he filed a plea agreement admitting his involvement in a dogfighting ring. Vick spent 21 months in prison.

CNBC first reported the deal. Terms were not released.

Wow !!! How many of you are surprised at this development ?  Here's the deal, Nike has never in there history of dropping an athlete for conduct unbecoming a sponsor , Back tracked and do a 360 on their stance. Has Vick earned this ? Has he still got a marketable personna ? Have you and the general population forgiven him ? Interesting stuff, Lets play it out and get some feedback on this.


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Since: Sep 8, 2011
Posted on: September 8, 2011 5:59 pm
 

Vick and Nike a team again ?

i think vick deserve all that he is recieving right now!



Since: Oct 16, 2010
Posted on: July 15, 2011 4:43 pm
 

Vick and Nike a team again ?

Thank you Bud !  Good comments.



Since: Mar 21, 2010
Posted on: July 8, 2011 4:46 pm
 

Vick and Nike a team again ?

Wow !!! How many of you are surprised at this development ?
44diesels I am not surprised by this one bit.

Here's the deal, Nike has never in there history of dropping an athlete for conduct unbecoming a sponsor , Back tracked and do a 360 on their stance.
Then again how many misbehaving clients have they had who were able to become hot commodities once again. Make no mistake about it with his on the field performance last season for the Philadelphia Eagles Michael Vick did indeed become a hot commodity to advertisers.

Has Vick earned this ?
Tough call.

Has he still got a marketable personna ?
Nike seems to think so, and I am sure that there will be a few more endorsement deals coming his way before all is said and done. As the saying goes 'money talks and b.s. walks'.

Have you and the general population forgiven him ?
Make no mistake about it, what he did was completely despicable and heinous. With that said I can forgive him as long as he is sincere in his apologies and does not ever do it again.


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