Michael Vick Eagles Jersey Prompts Ticket Race
Since Michael Vick signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, fans have been snapping up tickets to the Eagles' season opener against the Atlanta Falcons, Michael Vick's old team. Meanwhile, The Michael Vick Eagles jersey is already on sale on the NFL's shopping site.
Even as ticket sales soar, Eagles season-ticket holders are selling theirs in outrage over Michael Vick's signing.
Football fans are definitely divided on the issue: while Michael Vick has served his prison term and fulfilled his debt to society, people aren't ready to forgive him for the whole dogfighting scandal. On the other hand, Cleveland Browns receiver Donte' Stallworth only got 30 days in jail and a one-year suspension for DUI manslaughter.
My old flatmate is a huge Eagles fan- I can't wait to get his reaction on this.
By 9 a.m., the number of available tickets for the Falcons-Eagles game had dropped to 2,663. By comparison, StubHub showed more than 4,000 tickets available for the New Orleans Saints game the following week.
On the other hand, there's also an updtaed version of the Michael Vick dog chew toy, reflecting the new jersey.
Check out eh Scan below, which is monitoring fans' reactions.