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Michael Vick puts the kibosh on Marcus' tweeting


01:31 PM ET 11.07 | Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick stated on Wednesday that his brother Marcus will no longer be a distraction via social media. During the team's disappointing loss on Monday night to the New Orleans Saints, Marcus took to Twitter and expressed his frustration with the Eagles' offensive line and their inability to protect his brother. After sending out a string of explicitly worded tweets (including one which requested the Eagles trade Michael), Marcus gained a great deal of unwanted attention as his statements made their way across the network through retweets. During Michael's postgame media availability, reporters questioned whether he was aware of Marcus' statements, which he stated he was not. On Wednesday, Michael informed Ian Rapoport of that he had spoken to Marcus about the incident and promised that nothing like that will ever happen again.

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November 7, 2012  01:59 PM ET

Sometimes the truth hurts.

November 7, 2012  02:02 PM ET

I bet they blame Vick for his brothers tweets as well as every missed tackle and blocking assignment...Oh yea and lets not forget about the drops and fumbles. Vick has not played well so there is no argument there. But if anyone thinks that he IS THE ONLY problem and some other QB could come in there and fix it behind that offensive line, you are outta your mind. He could have been sacked more if not for his elusiveness. Foles would be a sitting duck

November 7, 2012  02:02 PM ET

After all his troubles, Vick's brother still acts like an idiot.

November 7, 2012  02:34 PM ET

the CON-vicks--- a family of Felons... I remember when marcus got kicked out of football--- What a mentor...

November 7, 2012  03:16 PM ET

Check out Marcus' legal history: he's got a rap sheet as long as his arm.

November 7, 2012  04:53 PM ET

Guess the front line is going to let a few more get by now.

November 7, 2012  05:04 PM ET

Vick is going to lead Philly right to the top of the draft. Maybe the Eagles should try and find out if a better QB is available, like Rex Grossman or Kevin Kolb.

November 7, 2012  05:37 PM ET

Imagine how much it sucks to be Vick though.... He has to apologize for everything.

Andy Reid's HORRIBLE offense after getting creamed 4 quarters.... His dumb **** brother's twitter account.... Must suck.

November 7, 2012  05:37 PM ET

After all his troubles, Vick's brother still acts like an idiot.

It's just twitter.

November 7, 2012  06:35 PM ET

Vick's having a ruff time.

November 7, 2012  07:15 PM ET

It's just twitter.

... Where acting like an idiot is an accepted practice.

November 7, 2012  07:19 PM ET

... Where acting like an idiot is an accepted practice.

For just a moment Otis I thought you meant Philly.

November 7, 2012  10:56 PM ET

Guess the front line is going to let a few more get by now.

Its a turnstile!!!

November 8, 2012  01:54 AM ET

Vick's having a ruff time.

A pun so bad, it's actually good.

November 8, 2012  02:24 AM ET

Its a turnstile!!!

Got a nickname for them The Pylons ....

Arizona already has that nickname

oh well

November 8, 2012  05:24 AM ET

the CON-vick talked to him about killing dogs too, not much help...

November 8, 2012  12:14 PM ET

Just another example of a front office thinking they can win with a weak O Line. Doesn't matter who the QB is. How did Weeden work out for them?

November 8, 2012  12:49 PM ET

LOL 2 - 7 maybe they should get another QB

November 8, 2012  01:52 PM ET

Good news for Vick and Co. They get to play the Redskins next. They make any quarterback look good.


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