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Marcus Vick sentenced to jail time for contempt of court


While his brother, Michael, spent most of the year in the headlines for his poor play and the struggles of the Philadelphia Eagles, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Marcus Vick has been in the headlines for his exploits off the field.

Those exploits have now led to jail time.

According to the Associated Press, Vick has been sentenced to five days for contempt of court after failing to provide adequate documentation of his financial situation prior to a court-imposed deadline.

Vick caused a stir earlier this year for comments made on his twitter account. Vick begged the Eagles to trade his brother and criticized their offensive line while the elder Vick was playing against the New Orleans Saints on Monday night. Michael was forced to respond to the comments after the game and wasn’t pleased with his brother’s actions.

The jail sentence is just the latest in Vick’s continued off-field troubles. Judge Brett Geisler issued the arrest warrant for Vick in a case regarding a $40,000 promissory note. Vick’s agent told the AP he hoped Vick will be able to provide the additional documentation or a reason why he was unable to do so.


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38 Responses to “Marcus Vick sentenced to jail time for contempt of court”
  1. jeremywflores says: Jan 10, 2013 1:43 AM

    He’s trying to one-up his brother. NICE TRY!

  2. kingbeason52 says: Jan 10, 2013 1:52 AM

    Classy looking guy..

  3. jimbo75025 says: Jan 10, 2013 2:49 AM

    Marcus Vick has/needs an agent?

  4. leroysbutler says: Jan 10, 2013 2:50 AM

    Mama Vick must be proud of her boys.

  5. maddenisfordorks says: Jan 10, 2013 2:54 AM

    Pray for the Vick family.

    They know not what they do.

  6. whatchutalkinabouthillis says: Jan 10, 2013 2:57 AM

    I heard that he only was on the field for one snap, as a receiver. He ran the wrong route and caused an interception. So ended the illustrious NFL career of Marcus Vick.

  7. ajpineda86 says: Jan 10, 2013 3:27 AM

    This dude still has an agent? Lol

  8. hovenaut says: Jan 10, 2013 3:29 AM

    I’m guessing he didn’t leave those documents under the Rogaine.

    And that’s a snazzy ‘shirt’ you got there Marcus. Truly acccentuates the tats.

  9. fdugrad says: Jan 10, 2013 4:47 AM

    ” Vick’s AGENT ?” Marcus Vick has REPRESENTATION ?! That agent must be lonelier than ” The Maytag Man.”

  10. andyreidsbossoms says: Jan 10, 2013 5:02 AM


  11. haterswelcomed says: Jan 10, 2013 5:47 AM


  12. fancyleague says: Jan 10, 2013 5:53 AM

    Why does Marcus Vick have an agent?

  13. cooklynn17 says: Jan 10, 2013 5:54 AM

    I wonder why he didn’t tweet that news to his 3 twitter followers?

  14. cash804 says: Jan 10, 2013 5:55 AM

    Dream Team!!!

  15. helloanybodyhome says: Jan 10, 2013 5:59 AM

    Vick’s agent told the AP he hoped Vick will be able to provide the additional documentation or a reason why he was unable to do so.

    This dud needs an agent…really?

  16. troysmithsghost says: Jan 10, 2013 6:22 AM

    Who didn’t see this coming?

  17. tonyricemajorharris says: Jan 10, 2013 6:25 AM

    Waste of talent. Too bad kid

  18. metalhead65 says: Jan 10, 2013 6:40 AM

    this ass clown should not even be referred to as a former player. he only got a shot because of his brother and was in the league enough to get a cup of coffee. although I must admit it is fun seeing him regarded as a former dulfin.

  19. seanb20124 says: Jan 10, 2013 6:56 AM

    This kid has an agent?

  20. ejm845 says: Jan 10, 2013 7:11 AM

    When mike gets his 3million $ roster bonus in a couple weeks he can help him out

  21. ravenheath21 says: Jan 10, 2013 7:21 AM

    How could they even call him a former dolphin? He was only activated for one game and only took one snap for no gain. I’m a former Oriole cause i caught a foul ball in the stands. why is the media following this loser. Papparazzi doesnt follow the extras.

  22. csilojohnson says: Jan 10, 2013 7:26 AM

    Must run in the family

  23. tv426 says: Jan 10, 2013 7:35 AM

    I’m incredibly shocked by this news!!!

  24. ccjcsr says: Jan 10, 2013 7:54 AM


  25. choknugget says: Jan 10, 2013 8:07 AM

    “Vick’s agent told the AP he hoped Vick will be able to provide the additional documentation or a reason why he was unable to do so.”

    Dude has an agent? Guess we all need one.

  26. marshawnlynchlookslikepredator says: Jan 10, 2013 8:13 AM

    Hahahahaha… Wow.

  27. vegaskid21 says: Jan 10, 2013 8:15 AM

    I have a feeling Marcus kinda deserves to be sent away for a while.

  28. dexterismyhero says: Jan 10, 2013 8:15 AM

    Former Miami QB. How many completions for his career?


  29. tharoostah says: Jan 10, 2013 8:34 AM

    “The jail sentence is just the latest in Vick’s continued off-field troubles.”

    How can you call them off the field troubles when he is never on the field?

  30. cometkazie says: Jan 10, 2013 8:36 AM

    Lack of values must be a family trait.

  31. reesesteel23 says: Jan 10, 2013 9:37 AM

    This dude just cant stay the hell out of trouble.

    BTW…Sounds like everyone in here has a white picket fence, tight-night, clean slated family…lol

  32. seabronco says: Jan 10, 2013 9:41 AM

    And by agent they mean public defender

  33. eatitfanboy says: Jan 10, 2013 9:41 AM

    Maybe he just doesn’t have any finances to document.

  34. deenice810 says: Jan 10, 2013 9:42 AM

    What does this clown do for a living and why does he have an agent?

  35. laserw says: Jan 10, 2013 12:15 PM

    Yo, Marcus. Perhaps you should club some kittens in order to have more street cred in jail. Contempt of court – that is pretty lame.

  36. fordmandalay says: Jan 10, 2013 2:03 PM

    As the song goes; “It’s a hard life for a talentless low-life loudmouth who makes his living as a parasite off his brother’s success”.

  37. tahjay says: Jan 10, 2013 2:34 PM

    So he’s about to spend the same amount of time imprisoned as he did being the Dolphin’s QB.

  38. fancyleague says: Jan 10, 2013 6:51 PM

    Marcus and Michael are giving each “agent?” comment a thumbs down.

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