Falcons trying to recoup $16M from Vick

ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio reports that the Falcons have are seeking to have Michael Vick return about $16 million in bonus money due to him pleading guilty to federal dogfighting charges. A previous report by ESPN had that figure reported at $20 million. University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Stephen Burbank will oversee a hearing that is scheduled for tomorrow. The NFL Players Association will argue against the Falcons...

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Virginia trial date set for Vick

Today, Michael Vick was arraigned in Surry County on two felony charges and a trial date of November 27 was set. Vick is set to be sentenced on December 10 involving his guilty plea to federal conspiracy...

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Vick indicted again

Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was indicted once more, this time by a grand jury in Surry County on Tuesday. He and his three co-defendants, all of whom plead guilty to federal conspiracy charges on running dogfighting operations, have now been indicted on two state charges of killing a dog and engaging in and promoting dogfighting. They will be arraigned on October 3. The AJC reports that these two additional felony charges can...

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Vick suspended indefinitely

The NFL has levied an indefinite suspension against Michael Vick within hours of the summary of facts being released in his guilty plea on Friday. Vick will officially enter this plea agreement on Monday. In the summary of facts, Vick admits guilt to most of the facts listed in the initial indictment. Including bankrolling the property in Smithfield and also the purses won or lost at ensuing dogfights, although it does indicate that...

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Vick pleads guilty

Michael Vick has decided to plead guilty to federal conspiracy charges. On August 27, Vick will enter his guilty plea, after initially pleading not guilty back on July 26. On August 27, Vick is expected to sign a statement of facts similar to those signed by codefendants Quanis Phillips and Purnell Peace this past Friday. At a later date, Vick will be sentenced. Phillips and Peace will be sentenced on November 30. According to federal...

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