Michael Vick Backs Out of Oprah Appearance

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Philadelphia Eagles quaterback

Michael Vick

has decided to bow out of his guest appearance on

The Oprah Winfrey Show

.  The controversial football star, who went to prison for his involvement in an illegal dog-fighting ring, while playing for the Atlanta Falcons, released a statement to the 

Philly Sports Daily.com


After careful consideration, I will need to postpone the taping of the Oprah Winfreyinterview scheduled for February 22. I admire and respect Oprah and hope to be able to participate in an interview in the future.

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