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Now the San Francisco 49ers ARE ruling out Michael Vick

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mike-vick-49ers.jpgIt would seem that every dog lover in the Bay Area can breathe a deep sigh of relief. Just one day after San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Singletary said the squad wasn't ruling out bringing Michael Vick aboard, a team spokesman said the Niners have no interest in the embattled quarterback.

"The 49ers are not interested in Michael Vick," said a team spokesman Tuesday evening.

 

Team insiders have said for several weeks that 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan does not consider Vick a viable option for the team's future. McCloughan has not spoken publicly about Vick, and he does not plan to speak about any player under contract with another team. Vick remains under contract with the Atlanta Falcons.
All of this just means Vick could still be a Bear, should the organization want him. It also means the raging debate that began yesterday can continue. So have at it.

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I say bring in Vick! The 49ers and the loyal fans (like myself) need and deserve a chance back at Glory. I'm not asking the "dog lovers" to like Mickael as a person, but respect his ability on the field. Imagine what he could bring to our young stars on both offense and defense. His work-out ethics are unmatched and he certainly has a lot to prove for himself and to the football world. So dedication should not be a factor. People are giving A-Rod a chance, we gave Barry (Bonds) a chance, the Ravens stuck with Ray Lewis... I say if someone is going to give Vick a chance, why not let it be our 49ers.

This is crazy! The 49ers got a chance at a good player and they dont jump at the opportunity? The niners have been a garbage team ever since debartalo been gone. Pull the damn trigger and get Mike vick! At least see what he can bring to the table! Damn im tired of my team not investing in players like they used to.

This is crazy! The 49ers got a chance at a good player and they dont jump at the opportunity? The niners have been a garbage team ever since debartalo been gone. Pull the damn trigger and get Mike vick! At least see what he can bring to the table! Damn im tired of my team not investing in players like they used to.

I say wait and see if we get Sanchez in the draft first. vick might still be available

I think vick is a great player and why can't the niners give him a chance to prove what he got and in the future where he can get our glories team

I think that it would be a great idea to get Vick. The 49ers wasted three fIrst round picks three seasons in a row on QB that either didn't do anything or spend the whole season on the bench injured. So what is one more on a QB that is still able to play in his prime and isn't a rookie. We have the money be like nike and just do it! Also please tighten up the left side of the O -line and the secondary. And he served he's time so i don't think Vick shouldn't be held accountable for a crime that is already served.

I would never go to another game if we brought in Vick. I hope he never plays in the NFL again.

i don't see why we don't he's proven what he can do on the field we could end up like the cardinals in a super bowl

who wants vick anyway!! he was never even that good.and now hes out of shape......lets get sanchez!!!

What has happened is over and done. Nobody is better than Vick. We all have sinned and done things we wish we hadn't.... Our own gov tortures and murders millions of women and children in the name of "security" ha. War profiters are a million times worse and you are mad about dogs.

Dog lovers can love Vick. Vick loves dogs. He just fought them. I'm saying it's over and football players shouldn't be under strict conduct policy. It's stupid. What they do is their business.. If they break the law than it's time served. But Goodell and these suspensions are stupid to me...

To anyone who says he shouldn't play.... I hope you never need grace and mercy! Not to mention dog fighting is not a big deal. They are dogs... The ruin city parks and streets with urine, beg for food, bark, shed, attack people, etc. They aren't that big of a deal and there are millions of them. So much so they are a problem in many countries, running wild in packs. I am not that fond of lame ### dogs anyway. Many countries fight them for sport. BIG DEAL! Try loving your own wife or neighbor like you love your dog...

I think we should go get Vick . He still have the love for the game and can help our team.

i think we should grab vick we dnt know how sanchez is going to turn out we saw where alex smith got us we still havent had a good or even decent qb since steve young and say what u want about him off the field but on the field he is by far one of the most elusive and funnest players in the nfl to watch if we dont pick him up thats like sticking our hand in a hat hopin for a good quarterback or we can take vick sign him for year and if he doesnt perform let him go but the biggest risk is not taking one.

The Niners don't need Vick and the fans don't want him here. I'm glad he won't be coming to SF and hope nobody signs him. Anybody who did what he did to those dogs doesn't deserve a career in the NFL making the big bucks. In my opinion he should find some other line of work maybe helping kids or some other meaningful type of work instead of trying to get rich playing football.

what am i hearing, 49ers faithful should be ashamed right now, talking about anybody other than SHAUN HILL- WITH LIMITED TIME AS A STARTER, he have a winning record, a high passing rating, and everyone on the offense are clicking with him, he needs to be named the starter, or the results will be like this past season, waiting till mid-season to win again due to the ignorence of benching a winning quarterback till it's too late, now if we do get VICK, then have a showdown to see who's in shape & who's ready, but if not, go with the winner, as he lead us to the promise land & win our #6 superbowl

PLEASE give us Vick.I wanna rock a Vick niners jersey so bad.

THIS IS STUPID. VICK IS OUR TICKET TO THE PLAYOFF. SINGLETARY ND THE GM NEEDS TO OPEN THEIR EYES AND SEE THE OPPERTUNITY THAT THEY HAVE IN FRONT OF THEM. SINGLETARY STOP BEING STUBBERN AND PICK VICK UP BECAUSE U KNOW THAT I KNOW AND EVERY FAN KNOWS THAT VICK WILL FIT PERFACTLY IN TO THE OFFENSE THAT YOU WANT. THIS WILL TAKE SOME LOAD OFF GORES AND BRUCES BACK. IF YOU (SINGLETARY) AND THE GM (MCCLOUGHAN) LET THIS OPPERTUNITY PASS YOU WILL REGRET THIS AND THIS WILL HAUNT YOU THIS COMING U P SEASON AND YOU'LL SEE THAT VICK IS GOING TO IMPROVE EVERY ONE THAT HES STILL A STAR QB AND HE WILL TAKE HIS TEAM (WHICH OTHER TEAM PICK HIM UP) TO A PERFECT SEASON AND WILL WIN IT ALL. SINGLETARY AND MCCLOUGHAN NEED TO TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY AND THINK ABOUT THIS BECAUSE THIS TEAM NEEDS A RUNNING QB AND VICK IS THE LOTTO TICKET. SMITH IS DONE AND WITH THE O-LINE THAT THIS TEAM HAS HILL WILL GET INJURED J. GARCIA IS TO OLD AND SANCHEZ WILL END UP AS THE NEXT ALEX SMITH. I WOULD PUT MY MONEY ON VICK AND SIGN HIM TO A ONE TO TWO YEAR CONTRACT AND SEE THE SHOW THATS GOING TO SUPRIZE THE WHOLE NFL NATION AND THE WORLD THAT THE 49ERS IS GOING TO BRING THE WORLD TITLE BACK HOME WITH VICK AS THE MVP. I HOPE YOU READ THIS SINGLETARY I HOPR YOU REALLY THINK ABOUT THIS. WHOS WITH ME

ok for those of you who think vick is a good QB. you have got to be kidding me. i mean are you serious? i hope to god you are joking. and im glad they stated they have no interest in him. he is not a QB he is a RB in a QB body. he is extremely inaccurate. he bolts at the first sign of the pocket breaking down. much like a YOUNG steve young(the young steve young really wasnt that good either). so no to me getting vick would be a horrible choice. and im glad they took a stand on it. let the bears have him, they obviously love having horrible QB's so let them take him. ha
and to the guy who said the niners wasted 3 first round picks in a row on QB's. do you really follow the niners at all? cause im not sure you do. cause the first round pick two years ago was a MLB and was the league leader in tackles his rookie season. so the 07 pick was not wasted. the 09 pick was kentwan balmer who is a DL and wasnt really given much of an opportunity to show what he can do. so the verdict is out on that one. so next time you wanna say something...do us all a favor and dont.
dont get sanchez please for the love of god dont get sanchez. we dont need another young QB who had one good year. we have shaun hill, thats enough. we dont need an extremely talented QB to win games. shaun hill has proven that he can win games. he has been the only winning QB since Garcia left. if you want the niners to pick up a free agent bring back garcia. the guy can still play and has more heart than anyone i have seen play in a while. but what we need more than anything are high caliber receivers and a beefed up D-line and new safeties cause the safeties are garbage.

It would have been fun to see Vick in San Francisco. It would be fun to see Ron Mexico wish he was back in prison after being run out of town.

Tahoe Rabbit How do the Niners not need him? They havent had a 300 yard passing game in almost three years. I know Michael Vick was not the greatest qb when he was playing but he's certainly a hell of a lot better than what we got currently. You would most likely be able to get him for a pretty low salary and let him redeem himself. His crime was dispicable and he deserved the prison sentence he got but the current prison system's goal is to rehibilitate inmates. Let the man have a chance to prove he has changed as a human being.

Are you kidding me? Do you want America to hate your franchise so you can be "like the Cardinals in the Super Bowl"? He never did anything with the Falcons. For him to get the Niners to the Super Bowl it require him to have talent. That guy is washed up He's been in the league for 7 years (didn't even play every one of them) and look what he did for the Falcons. Nothing. One NFC championship game and they lost. They are better of with Matt Ryan and the Niners are better off taking someone from the drat. As a Chiefs fan, I've been through some lows lately, but if Michael Vick came to Kansas City, it couldn't get any lower.

we need vick. what done and the past make a better man in the future so i said pick up vick and most of the niner fans are ganster and thugz anyways so W.T.F. we have a change take it.

http://www.allornothingtattoo.com/index.php?sub=greatpitball check out this huge movie premiere in VEGAS coming up - in the film we suggest that Michael Vick DOES deserve a second chance - we are probably the only pit bull rescue in the world that would suggest that, as I have one of his former dogs sitting next to me as I type this.

As long as Michael Vick comes back I'll be happy, any team he goes to, I will be a fan of that team.

Just imagine what vick could do in a wildcat style offense. He's so athletic that we could put him in the slot or line him up behind center with gore in the backfield. Why not give it a shot?

PLEASE, PLEASE,PLEASE BRING MIKE 2 THE NINERS....
IT WOULD B INCREDIBLE, COACH MIKE SINGELTARY WILL HAVE MIKE UNDER HIS WING LIKE A SON, AND WE WILL WIN, ALOT!!!!
WHILE YOUR @ IT SIGN PACMAN 2 THE LEAGUE MIN. COACH WILL HAVE IT CLICKIN LIKE CLOCK WORK...
TRUE 49ER FAN!!!
2GEEZ!!!

Skizmondo....I agree 100% with what you said...I was reading all these comments thinking exactly what you said then i read your comment and said finally someone who knows what they are talking about....VICK SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!

HE WHO IS WITHOUT SIN, CAST THE FIRST STONE...

FOR ALL YOU VICK HATERS, GO BE A RAIDER FAN. BRING VICK IN CAUSE HIS NEW DADDY SINGLETARY WILL HAVE A CHOKE CHAIN ON HIM READY TO PULL BACK ON IT TO TEACH VICK A LESSON. I LOVE MY GERMAN SHEPARD AS MUCH AS THE NEXT GUY, BUT YOU ANIMAL EXTREMIST NEED TO LET IT GO. YOU MAKE MISTAKES TOO.


BRING VICK TO MY NINERS NEEDING THE LAST PIECE FOR GLORY... WE DONT NEED ANOTHER A. SMITH BY GETTING SANCHEZ. I DONT HAVE 3 YEARS TO WASTE NEITHER DO SINGLETARY

BRING ON VICK


never have trust in college quarterbacks

WE HAVE ALL MADE MISTAKES IN OUR LIFE THAT WE REGRET.THE POINT OF MISTAKES IS TO LEARN FROM THEM.I SAY WE ALL DESERVE ANOTHER CHANCE TO REDEEM OURSELVES.HE HAS THE TALENT AND THE ABILITY TO BE AN OUTSTANDING ATHLETE,AND HE WILL BRING A HOLE NOTHER ASPECT OF PLAY TO ANY TEAM THAT GETS HIM.SO WHY NOT THE NINERS.SINGLETARY WILL NOT TOLERATE ANY BS FROM HIM.GIVE HIM A SHOT BUT MAKE HIM EARN HIS SPOT ON THE TEAM.RESPECT IS NOT GIVEN BUT EARNED.SINGLETARY WILL MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION IN THE END.BESIDES HE SHOULD BE A RUNNINGBACK OR RECEIVER NOT QB.HE MIGHT JUST TURN INTO ANOTHER VINCE YOUNG

Seriously give freakin Shaun Hill a chance...
Look how he did in his first ever game...
Then gave Osullivan a chance and he screwed it up...
Then went back to Hill and he finsihed the second half of the season 5-3...
He has bein steady throught the last two seasons.... WHen he gets a chance....
He could do some great things with people he is bonding with

NO VICK,NO SANCHEZ THERE IS ONE TRUE QB SHAUN HILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WAKE UP FAITHFUL LET THE BEARS HAVE HIM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You know we SF fans need to really sit back and think a moment. What's more important, our standing on hurt feelings about dogs mistreated, or winning a championship. Im tired of going to games and no production. Listen you "FRISCONIANS", we have something special brewing in the"COACH AND TEAM", I don't know about the organization. And we're a couple of puzzle pieces away. Any way you slice the dam cake, Mike Vick is a BEAST. And we need him. Lets Go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It is amazing how individuals perceive themselves especially when they look at themselves with perfection. No different than any of us, Michael Vick made some mistakes and no different from any of us he will make some more in his lifetime. The facts of the matter is that he has paid his debt for his trangressions. Who thinks they had the right to deny him an opportunity to HAVE A LIFE? Things that have taken place in the past should be laid to rest in the past. I don't condone harsh and cruel punishment to animals by any means, however I don't condone harsh and cruel punishment to humans either. It is an interesting thought of what Vick could possibly bring to the 49ers. He would make them an exciting team to watch. But what I think is more interesting is that some NFL franchise will give Vick another chance and I've got a funny suspiscion what ever teams does, won't regret it.

mike would the best thing for the forty niners since steve young stop hatin on vick he is the best overall player in the league

I feel Vick might just be the man to turn the once proud 49er nation back into the play-off bound team we as faithful fans both want and deserve.

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