When the Philadelphia Eagles signed quarterback Michael Vick to a two-year contract in August, the one game that stuck out was Dec. 6ûa Week 13 matchup at the Georgia Dome against the Atlanta Falcons, his former team. At first, it seemed this trip would consist of a hostile environment as Vick returned to play on the same field where he began his career before facing dog fighting charges. Many expected a stadium full of boos from fans who felt betrayed and abandoned. Turns out, this was far from the case. There were mixed emotions on Sunday that consisted of cheers and boos as Vick made his way out of the tunnel for the first time. Eagles head coach Andy Reid even designated him as one of the captains for the game and let him lead the team on the field out of the tunnel. When he made his ...
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