Thursday, Dec. 09, 2010

Michael Vick

The name Michael Vick will forever be associated with dog fighting, but it seems his gruesome crimes won't be the last word. Having served 18 months in prison, in 2009 the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback was reinstated to the NFL — from which he'd been suspended two years earlier — and joined the Philadelphia Eagles. Though his return to the field got us talking about a comeback last year, it's his performance in 2010 that has everyone talking about a most valuable player designation. Vick racked up remarkable stats in his spectacular Nov. 15 game, demonstrating that his legacy might yet be measured in touchdowns and yards, rather than going entirely to the dogs.