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Petition Started to Keep Ex-Eagle Vick Away From Jets Camp

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    Jets quarterback Michael Vick, pictured here with the Philadelphia Eagles

    A petition seeking to ban quarterback Michael Vick from Jets' training camp at SUNY Cortland this summer because of his dogfighting-related crimes had over 2,600 signatures as of late Monday night.

    The petition on change.org includes a photo of an abused dog and calls Vick "a monster and a disgrace." It's addressed to SUNY Cortland president Erik J. Bitterbaum, saying "if we welcome Vick onto our campus, we are complicit in his crimes."

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    Vick, who recently signed with the Jets after five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, served nearly two years in federal prison for pleading guilty in 2007 to being part of a dogfighting ring.

    The Jets have trained at SUNY Cortland four of the last five summers, but haven't announced whether they will return this year.