Vick leaves federal penitentiary for Va.

Updated: May 21, 2009, 7:07 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

HAMPTON, Va. -- Michael Vick is out of prison and headed home, penniless and reviled for running a vicious dogfighting ring, but hopeful for a second chance at his once-charmed life as a star NFL quarterback.

The suspended quarterback served 19 months in prison on the dogfighting conviction that capped one of the most astonishing falls in sports history -- one that stole his wealth and popularity.

"Football is on the back burner for now," said agent Joel Segal, who negotiated Vick's ...

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