Bills made the right move not going after Vick

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick once again is in trouble after a shooting outside a club where he was holding a birthday party.

With how the person was that got shot the Buffalo Bills are lucky they didn’t trade for Vick.

According to Pro Football Talk, the person that got shot was Quanis Phillips who was one of his partners with Bad Newz Kennels.

The thing is that according to the official order containing the terms of his probation is that Vick was not to associate with Phillips at all.

Vick apparently thought that there was only a six month ban on associating with convicted felons.

With Phillips being the person that was shot the FBI should start poking around, which will most likely result in Vick being sent back to jail.

That would of meant the Bills would have been without a quarterback for 2010 and would have to go with whoever is the backup.

In the end, the Bills finally look to be moving in the right direction.

Loud and clear

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It was revealed today that former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy before he died last year.

Already, the message of how dangerous football can be even at the lower levels is ringing loud and clear to current National Football League players.

According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, via Pro Football Talk,  Andrew Whitworth, who played with Henry all four years, said, “It’s kind of fearful. It’s shocking that a guy you played with and didn’t really play with that long could be diagnosed (with it).”

This is not a revelation to me as in my senior year of high school I suffered about 100 minor concussions, which are just getting purple spots before your eyes and dizzy for a moment.

Also, at the high school level many schools don’t inform kids on the dangers of concussions and the different types of them so there are many instances where a player will play after one.

In the end, CTE is an epidemic that affects all levels of football and must be addressed immediately.