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Vick's No Longer Working in Construction

Jun 30, 2009 – 9:01 PM
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Michael VickMichael Vick's construction job didn't last for long.

Needing a job to meet his house arrest requirements and with the NFL currently blocked as an option, Vick had started working construction last month in Hampton, Va. But he's left that job to start working for the local Boys and Girls Club. Although it's not exactly clear what he'll be doing with the Boys and Girls Club, they said he'll be working on health and fitness with the kids.

The move is a smart one for Vick in two ways. For one, it's simply an easier job than working construction, but more importantly it's one that could help meet NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's requirements of showing that he has changed for the better since his conviction. Working with and helping kids is a good way to do that.

Now let's just hope he's better at it than Peyton Manning:




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