It's All About Ookie TodayS


OK, so the dust has settled from the big Michael Vick indictment. Let's go through the highlights for you.

The full indictment from The Smoking Gun is riveting stuff. Here's our favorite two parts.

• "In March 2003, PEACE, after consulting with Vick about the female pit bull's condition, executed the losing dog by wetting the dog down with water and electrocuting the animal."
• "In April 2007, PEACE, PHILLIPS and VICK executed approximately eight dogs that did not perform well in 'testing' sessions by various methods, including hanging, drowning and slamming at least one dog's body to the ground."

Charming! As you'd probably suspect, PETA's not handling this well, though it's hard to imagine how any reasonable human would. Vick might be in some serious legal trouble, but, as for now, the NFL has no plans to suspend him. Which seems, uh, odd, considering Roger Goodell just, apropos of nothing, suspended our sister from the NFL.

But yeah: Start picking up Joey Harrington for your fantasy teams, or, better yet, don't.

As of right now, you CAN buy a jersey from the official NFL team shop with the name "Ookie" on it. But not for long.

Vick Indictment [The Smoking Gun]
Actual Legal Analysis Of Michael Vick [Rumors And Rants]
PETA Statement On Michael Vick [PETA]