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Happy Star Wars Day: Michael Vick Is Lando Calrissian

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In case you didn't know, many people celebrate today, May 4th, as "Star Wars Day." May 4th = May the force be with you...

So in celebration, NFL.com matched up NFL players with Star Wars characters. For Michael Vick, they chose Lando Calrissian and it actually makes sense!

Calrissian was a smooth operator. A charming, debonair military genius, and part businessman. But Calrissian was prone to bad mistakes. The first being wagering the Millenium Falcon and the more egregious was selling out his great friend Han Solo. So Calrissian starts off cool, you hate him but then he finds a way to redeem himself by rescuing Han from Jabba and destroying the second Death Star. Vick has made some bad choices in his life after being the toast of the NFL, but he is currently authoring his redemption story.

My personal favorite Star Wars/NFL comparison is after the jump, but in the comments feel free to share some other Eagles/Star Wars comparison. And lets try to do so without making the most obvious, hack comparison ever....

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