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Plaxico Burress credits Michael Vick

Updated: December 15, 2011, 8:30 PM ET
Associated Press

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Plaxico Burress remembers watching the football sail over his head and then looking wide-eyed at the guy who flung it.

Burress was playing free safety in high school in Virginia at the time, long before he would become one of the NFL's best wide receivers. The quarterback, Burress realized years later, was "a little dude" named Michael Vick.

"I was like, 'Who in the hell is that?'" Burress recalled with a slight smile Thursday. "You didn't expect for a ...

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