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Michael Vick tells Colin Kaepernick to get a haircut

Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: get a haircut.

Controversial QB remains unsigned as training camps set to open next week

Michael Vick told the still-unsigned Colin Kaepernick, pictured, that he needs a haircut if he intends to land a job with an NFL team. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/The Associated Press)

Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut.

During an appearance Monday on Fox Sports 1's "Speak for Yourself," Vick said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback needs to shed his Afro and cornrows for a "clean-cut" style in order to get a job.

The former Falcons and Eagles quarterback said he was speaking from personal experience. Vick was suspended for two seasons beginning in 2007 after pleading guilty to charges in a dog fighting investigation.

Kaepernick parted ways with the 49ers in March and hasn't been signed by another team. His decision to kneel during the national anthem last season to protest police shootings of black people became a topic of national conversation.

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