We have an unlikely ally in this movement against phony numbers in Michael Wilbon. Asked on PTI if the Eagles made a risky move, Wilbon vented.
“No [it’s not risky]. I don’t even see it as being true,” Wilbon said. “I’m taking a shot at my brethren, an industry I’ve been apart of for 30 years. Sportswriting, which reports these numbers breathlessly and they’re not true! Michael Vick is not going to get $100 million and we ought to stop saying it. He’s not going to get close to that. The $40 million guaranteed, he’s not getting that either!”
We love the smell of ESPN-on-ESPN crime in the afternoon.
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