Vick Sentenced To 23 Months In Jail

Word has come down from Richmond, Virg.: Michael Vick has been sentenced to 23 months in prison. Prosecutors had recommended 12-18 months in jail, but Judge Henry Hudson went above that. Considerably.

ESPN's George Smith reports that Vick's also getting three years probation. Vick was in his prison jumpsuit, which should be fun to draw.

But yeah: Vick's getting 23 months, more than his co-defendants, and it's likely that won't have much time shaved off. (And he can't appeal.) That puts him back in the NFL (yeah, right) perhaps for the 2010 season. He'll be out of prison in October 2009. That's, uh, a pretty long time.