The Philadelphia Eagles' sponsors are standing by their team. That doesn't mean anyone is ready to put extra money in Michael Vick's pockets.
The Eagles had prepared for a backlash after signing the convicted dogfighting ringleader last week. But while Vick is disgraced in the court of public opinion -- the one that drives lucrative endorsement deals -- his addition has not jeopardized the team's corporate support.
None of the more than four dozen Eagles sponsors had pulled out as of Wednesday, said Marlyse Fant, Eagles vice president of sales and service.
The Eagles heard from about 15 to 20 sponsors on Friday, a day after Vick signed, but most simply wished they had been given advance notice to pass on to their customers.