Vick's return to Atlanta is a must-see
But the intriguing Chargers-Patriots matchup offers a possible playoff preview
So much for what was privately considered a lost weekend in the NFL.
When the NFL mapped out its 2011 schedule under the cloud of a lockout, it had to plan for a late start for the season. In case a labor agreement wasn't reached in time, the 16-game schedule had provisions to be shortened to 14 by having two weeks in which there were no divisional games.
Fortunately, labor peace is scheduled for the next 10 years, and fans are being treated to a great schedule. Michael Vick's return ...
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