Vick in Virginia to face state charges; deal would yield no jail time

Updated: November 21, 2008, 6:32 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

RICHMOND, Va. -- Former NFL star Michael Vick is back in Virginia to plead guilty to state dogfighting charges, a move he hopes will expedite his return to society and, eventually, pro football.

The former Atlanta Falcons quarterback is being held in protective custody at the Riverside Regional Jail, superintendent Darnley Hodge said Friday.

Vick arrived Thursday afternoon from the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kan., where he's serving a 23-month sentence for a dogfighting conspiracy ...

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