Michael Vick was, for a time, the biggest sports star in the country. The Atlanta Falcons’ quarterback was the hottest commodity in the NFL and a cultural icon of the hip-hop genre. But all that fame came crashing around him in 2007 when he pled guilty to felony dog-fighting charges. After spending nearly two years in prison, Vick returned to football and society far removed from the man he once was.
We talk to Joe Yannarella of Bleacher Report about his new documentary “VICK,” which details the rise and fall of Atlanta’s most polarizing star.