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Vick Offers 'Deepest Apologies,' Vows Redemption

Michael Vick made a public apology Monday after formally entering a guilty plea to a dogfighting conspiracy charge.

Vick says he takes full responsibility for his actions, which included killing pit bulls that didn't perform well.

He apologized to the NFL and to his team, the Atlanta Falcons, and said he would redeem himself.

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Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and on NPR.org.