The courage of Michael Vick

Michael Vick still plays in the NFL? Need I say more?

Shouts from the Abyss

Poor Michael Vick. This poor little victim of circumstance has been put through the school of hard knocks and then some.

Finally, he is getting the kind of positive recognition and accolades he deserves.

Vick’s teammates on the Philadelphia Eagles recently voted, as a team, to give the beleaguered quarterback the Ed Block “Courage” Award.

By all means, let us celebrate the “courage” of Michael Vick. Is it the “courage” to face that what you did was wrong and that you’ve repented? Not exactly. It’s more like the “courage” to say, “Hey, come on now. It’s in the past. Can’t we move on? Let’s leave the past behind.” Right on, Vick!

If there is one thing the NFL does well it is promoting the type of values we can all appreciate and enjoy.

The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation on its web site says it “is dedicated to improving the lives of…

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