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Former Falcons QB Michael Vick Wants to Retire with the Organization He Started With

Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick says he is in talks with the Atlanta Falcons to sign a one-day contract and officially retire with his first NFL team, ESPN reports. “Hopefully soon,” Vick, 37, told CBS Atlanta about the potential of the ceremonial deal. The former Falcons quarterback had bounced around after his playing days and […]

Week Two NFL Preview: Eagles at Falcons

Complimentary of Eagles Gab editor Troy Ballard The Philadelphia Eagles are starting their 2011 NFL season with two straight road games, after the team’s week one win over the St. Louis Rams, and are now heading to Atlanta to throw down with the the Falcons. Philadelphia had a convincing win over the Rams, as the […]

Reeves Says Falcons Turned Their Back on Vick

Tim McManus of Phillysportsdaily reports former Falcons coach Dan Reeves, who drafted Michael Vick with the top overall pick in 2001, went back in time and talked about how disappointed he was upon hearing of his quarterback’s transgressions. He was one of many that had invested something valuable in Vick and got burned. Yet he […]

NFL Reviewing Falcons’ Salary Cap Status

In 2009, the last capped season under the 2006 collective bargaining agreement, the Atlanta Falcons took a $6.9 hit against their salary cap after releasing imprisoned quarterback Michael Vick. With Vick signing a six-year, $100 million contract (actually five-years, $80 million) and the Falcons being Vick’s largest creditor, Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com reports that the […]

Vick Haunts Former Team, Eagles Thrash Falcons 34-7

Usually when the Philadelphia Eagles are playing, the game sypnosis usually includes quarterback Donovan McNabb. But during Sunday’s game against the host Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome, the player of note was none other than former Falcons QB Michael Vick. You may remember him from his legal troubles involving dogfighting, or if you’re a […]

Coach Mike Smith Wishes Mike Vick Well on Signing w/ Eagles

The AJC has a quote from coach Mike Smith about Mike Vick signing with the Eagles: Falcons coach Mike Smith spoke about former quarterback Michael Vick’s signing with Philadelphia, but did not make players available after practice on Friday. “I wish Michael Vick well,” Smith said. “I’m very, very happy for Michael Vick and his […]

Former Falcons QB Vick Allowed to Play in 09; Suspended the First Four Games

It looks like former Falcons QB Michael Vick will be, able to play at some point this season, but before ROger Goodell makes it official, there will be some conditions he will have to meet. ESPN reports that the QB will be conditionally reinstated into the NFL early next week, but he will be suspended […]

Former Falcon Vick Released From Federal Custody

Former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick is out of jail, as he was released from federal custody on Monday after serving a 23-month sentence for pleading guilty on federal charges related to funding a dogfighting operation. The representatives for Vick are moving fast, as they are trying to meet NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in the next […]

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