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FILE - This Oct. 7, 2012 file photo shows Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) looking to pass in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Despite speculation that Vick's starting job was in jeopardy, he's still the No. 1 quarterback for the Eagles. He'll face his old team on Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons (6-0). (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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FILE - This Oct. 7, 2012 file photo shows Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) looking to pass in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Despite speculation that Vick's starting job was in jeopardy, he's still the No. 1 quarterback for the Eagles. He'll face his old team on Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons (6-0). (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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