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Sentence puts Vick's NFL career in jeopardy

If he serves all 23 months of his prison sentence, Michael Vick's NFL career is in serious jeopardy, John Clayton writes.

Originally Published: December 10, 2007
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Michael Vick was sentenced to 23 months in prison Monday for his involvement in a dogfighting operation. The lengthy sentence puts Vick's career in jeopardy. If he receives time off for good behavior, Vick could serve 85 percent of his sentence (about 19 1/2 months), resulting in a May 2009 release.

What would serving the full sentence mean to Vick's career?

It could end his NFL career. Because he has already served a month in jail (he reported to a Virginia facility ...

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