Commissioner Roger Goodell made Vick come on bended knee to apply for reinstatement.
"They're otherwise engaged; they're making money; they're enjoying the rays of late summer," Vick wrote.
He closely followed the Vick case for Sports Illustrated in 2008 and ended up writing a book about the case.
The key is to lower expectations, and Vick was only raising them.
When the Philadelphia Eagles signed Vick as a backup quarterback in August 2009, I was shocked.
At this time, our troubles (in Rochester) were not known to any one except Mrs. Vick and our own family.
The inventor is not known, but the escapement was used on de Vick's clock.
I have been in the habit of looking upon Vick as a white dog; to-day she appears disastrously dark—dirty brunette.
Do as I tell you, dear Vick, and I will vouch for a favorable termination.
Mr Vick, who had been dozing comfortably at his wheel, clambered down into the muddy road and departed as bidden.