Philadelphia Media Refuses To Roll Over For Vick

Today, the day after Michael Vick’s bizarre return as starting Eagles quarterback, the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS featured a large photo of Vick with the headline, “TOP DOG: In a Shocking Turnabout, Reid Names Vick Starter.

Michael Vick Top Dog Philadelphia Daily News Headline

(Inset: Aug. 14, 2009 - Day after Vick signed with Eagles)

Obviously Vick’s past mistreatment of dogs has zero to do with his current football fortune, so was the Daily News headline inappropriate?

If the NFL was only about football, yes. Read more…