Well, there is finally some good news coming from Michael Vick's past. The Virginia Pilot is reporting that Vick is close to being debt-free stemming from his Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. The Eagles starting quarterback has repaid 75% of the $20 million he owed to his creditors. His attorneys believe that with his fall salary and endorsement deals, he will be debt-free "within months."
Vick's off-the-field history largely revolves around his dog fighting operation in Newport News, Va. It is often overlooked that he was recklessly spending money and owed a lot of people a lot of money when he was incarcerated in 2007.
As far as on-the-field goes, Vick, 33, is charged with leading the Eagles offense against the defending NFC East division champions. In ten games last season, Vick completed 204 of his 351 passes (58.1%) for 2,362 yards with 12 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Thanks to a myriad of injuries, Vick did not appear in either game against the Redskins last season. In 2011 he completed 42 of his 70 passes (60%) for 572 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions in two games against Washington. Vick has won his last three match-ups with the Redskins.
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