The Big Picture: Vick could learn from Iverson's lessons

Allen Iverson has overcome his troubled past and set the guideline for his NFL twin, Michael Vick, writes J.A. Adande

Originally Published: November 30, 2007
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

It's not too hard to imagine -- with a twist here and a break there -- a world in which Allen Iverson is sitting in jail and Michael Vick is dazzling the sporting world with his athletic gifts.

You could cut and paste parts of their bios, and it wouldn't change a thing. Grew up in a single-mother home in the Tidewater area of Virginia. Blessed with speed better suited for the Formula One circuit. First overall selection in the draft.

The biggest split in their life arcs is the ...

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