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Falcons placing hopes on talented QB

If Michael Vick starts all 16 games, the Falcons could be a surprise playoff team.

Updated: August 3, 2004, 9:59 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com Insider
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Best Case
Michael Vick stays healthy and starts all 16 games. If that happens, the Falcons could be a surprise playoff team.

Michael Vick
Vick
Don't believe it? Just flash back to last Aug. 16, in the first half of a preseason contest against the Baltimore Ravens. That's the day when Vick went down with a broken ankle, and the Falcons' season essentially ended.

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