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Mike Vick seems to have emerged from the sunken place, if only slightly. The former cornrowed quarterback sparked some controversy after suggesting Colin Kaepernick’s hair is keeping him from getting an NFL gig, but Vick has since walked back that outlandish comment.

TMZ Sports writes:

Vick’s been under fire since he made controversial comments about Kap on FS1’s “Speak for Yourself” earlier this week … and the ex-NFL star says his original message was taken out of context.

“Obviously, we all know his afro has nothing to do with him being signed, and I wasn’t trying to relay that message. It was just more so about helping him at the end of the day,” Vick told the “Dan Patrick Show” on Thursday.

Vick says he’s always been a Kaepernick supporter and is “truly sorry for what I said.”

Vick admitted that he’s not a general manager so his comments were, in his words, “taken out of context” but did garner one hell of a clapback from Kaep.

Hopefully, Vick and Kaepernick can put this behind them and even further, maybe the NFL will stop giving bums like Johnny Manziel a chance while Kaepernick waits on a call.

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