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Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

Posted on: July 14, 2011 9:12 am
Edited on: July 14, 2011 12:32 pm
 
VickPosted by Josh Katzowitz

Another week, yet another endorsement for the formerly-toxic Eagles QB Michael Vick.

First, it was little-known Unequal Technologies, which makes protective gear that goes under his jersey and which signed him to a two-year contract at the beginning of the year. A few months after that, he got a deal with Core Synergy, a silicone wrist band.

Then, the big fish: Nike, which had dropped him in the face of dogfighting charges (and the subsequent conviction and jail time) re-signed him to a new endorsement deal.

And now, perhaps the richest endorsement of all: a three-year, $1.55 million deal with MusclePharm. That’s the word from NFL.com’s Jason LaCanfora.

Vick's Q Rating
The deal isn’t done yet, but apparently it’s close.

Assuming Vick’s representation closes the deal, he’ll apparently be eligible for Pro Bowl and postseason bonuses, and Vick would have social media responsibility with the company.

After 19 months in prison, Vick had one pretty good season last year, and now, he’s got four endorsement deals. What happens next season if he, say, wins the MVP or leads the Eagles to the Super Bowl? Could he ever be as big in the advertising world as he was before he went to jail?

At this point, it’d be a pretty good bet.

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Since: Oct 25, 2007
Posted on: July 15, 2011 7:44 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

everyone else needs to move on


You move on if you want to, but don't tell me what I need to do.  I, for one, don't consider your boy to be forgiven.  He's a violent, convicted felon who tortured and killed innocent dogs and he did so just for kicks.  And that was only ONE of many problems he's had since being in the NFL.  He is also a convicted felon.

Yeap .. you move on .. but you don't decide if I move on!  Cool



Since: Aug 31, 2008
Posted on: July 15, 2011 7:04 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

vick is the man that is all



Since: Oct 29, 2006
Posted on: July 15, 2011 7:02 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

I'm the first to admit, he served his time, it's done so he and everyone else needs to move on.....I wish him all the luck in his endeavors...but I would not give him an endorsement deal for my product. :-)



Since: Jul 27, 2009
Posted on: July 15, 2011 6:13 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

no he hasn't. but he will in the end.



Since: Jul 27, 2009
Posted on: July 15, 2011 6:11 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

that's true because all philly fans are shitty people.



Since: Jul 15, 2011
Posted on: July 15, 2011 6:07 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

@clinthoffman.......see my post below responding to Indy-Philly....Have dogs done anything productive for society?  YES.....google "service dogs" and "hero" "dogs"...are they more important than humans?  No.  But they didn't earn the nickname "man's best friend" by accident.   



Since: Apr 24, 2011
Posted on: July 15, 2011 5:15 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

My below comment was a response to



Since: Apr 24, 2011
Posted on: July 15, 2011 5:14 pm
 

Report: Vick strikes rich endorsement deal

Humans > Dogs

Have dogs created synthetic life? Have dogs found any cures for diseases? Have dogs done anything productive for society? No. Drop it. He served his time now let him be. He paid for his crimes and made the best of that experience. Go ahead, root against him, but he keeps on winning and there is nothing you can do to prevent it. Smile



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