Somalia Takes Issue with Michael Vick’s Ed Block Courage Award

Posted: 24th December 2009 by Jared Sherman in NFL
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By voting for Michael Vick to win the team's Ed Block courage award, the Eagles as a team have let us all down. To honor a man who is trying to regain his once lofty standing in the NFL because he was in jail for killing dogs is a slap in the face to any player, front office executive, or fan who has truly endured a life-altering struggle. And to add insult to injury, this is what Vick had to say about receiving the award: "I've had to overcome a lot, probably more than one single individual can handle or can bear. You take a look at what I've been through, you ask certain people to walk in my shoes, they probably couldn't do it. Probably 95 percent of the people in this worldùbecause nobody had to endure what I've been through, situations I've been put in, situations I've placed myself ...

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