A quick lesson in recent Atlanta Falcons history: In 2007, Bobby Petrino did his best Baltimore Colts impression and snuck off in the middle of the night. To fill the void in his team (and his heart), Arthur Blank courted Bill Parcells to run his team. As it turns out, the Falcons were nothing more than leverage for Parcells in his negotiations with the team he really wanted to run—the Miami Dolphins. The Falcons and Dolphins meet on the field today in a winner-take-all grudge match that will determ...oh, who are we kidding? On the field, what happened with Parcells—or Petrino, for that matter—has absolutely nothing to do with this game. Most of the players who were scarred by the presence of Petrino have been shipped out to heal elsewhere. The ones who are still with th ...
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Article written by Tim Altork