Let me preface this by declaring that I am NOT pulling against Michael Vick during his post-prison career, which has the potential to be one of the greatest comeback stories in professional sports history (although not at this rate).
OK, that disclaimer out of the way, this is kind of funny.
Vick’s tendency to take so many hits and keep getting injured, particularly in this NFL exhibition season, has reached mocking level. He hurt the thumb on his throwing hand in Philadelphia’s first preseason game. He had ribs crushed Monday against New England. All X-rays, MRIs and CT scans have been negative, but the guy has spent more time in examination rooms than taking snaps in games. (Two-game stats: 4 for 7, 11 yards, 0 touchdowns, 1 sack, 2 injuries.)
So that prompted Robert Littal from the website, BlackSportsOnline, to post a game: “Mike Vick Injury Bingo.” The game’s winning squares include generic injuries like, “Concussion” and “Rib injury,” but it adds others like, “Eagle Fan Hits Him With Battery,” and, of course, “Dog Bite.”
Take a look.
(The judges probably will let you get away with “Broken Finger” for the sprained thumb, so we’re off to a good start on this bingo card.)
By Jeff Schultz
Some recent typings (no charge)