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The Linc - The anti L.J. Smith

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Vick Speaks at a Church in D.C. -
Inside of a church in Southwest, with a line of police standing against the back wall and rows of television cameras pointing toward his eyes, Michael Vick clutched the sides of a pulpit Tuesday and took another step toward his redemption.

Gonzo: Don't call the fun police | Philadelphia Inquirer | 09/30/2009
When did having a distinctive personality become such an unpardonable sin? When did it become a symbol of what's wrong with these kids today? When I was growing up, athletes rolled out all sorts of unique, self-promoting touchdown celebrations (Desmond Howard and Ickey Woods come to mind), and no one ever called the fun police to have them carted off. But poor DeSean Jackson already has been tried and convicted by those who automatically bristle whenever a player dares to be different.

Eagles by the Numbers: Celek, the anti LJ
Celek has three performances of more than 100 yards in his last 10 games. That’s more games over 100 yards in his last 10 games than Eagles tight ends had in the previous 309 games dating back to the 1990 playoffs. He already has more career 100-yard games than two-time Pro Bowl tight end Chris Cooley (two). Jeremy Shockey recorded his third career 100-yard game in his 41st start, Jason Witten in his 54th start. Celek did it in his 13th.

Eagles' Justice penalty-free | Philly | 09/30/2009
Three offensive linemen -- Winston Justice, Max Jean-Gilles, and Jamaal Jackson are penalty-free through three weeks. That's particularly impressive for Justice, who is in his first season as a starter at the right tackle position.

Vick story outplays Favre - JSOnline
Undoubtedly the two biggest stories in the National Football League off-season were the return of Michael Vick and Brett Favre. According to Nielsen Media Research, the Vick story was bigger across the nation.

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