Vick no longer top of mind in Atlanta

Michael Vick, who will be sentenced Monday for his role in a dogfighting ring, soon will be in the rearview mirror for Falcons fans and players, Len Pasquarelli writes.

Originally Published: December 9, 2007
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- As miserable as the Falcons have been for most of their four-decade existence, some Atlanta fans still honor the past more than they embrace the present.

Several hours before a Thanksgiving game against Indianapolis, four fans queued up at a train station were dressed in regulation Falcons game jerseys. The names across the back of the shirts: Brian Finneran, Peerless Price, Patrick Kerney and Michael Vick, none of whom is on the Falcons' current roster.

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