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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick reacts to this team's victory as he leaves the field after an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Philadelphia. After missing two seasons serving a federal sentence for dogfighting, then spending most of the previous year as a seldom-used backup in Philadelphia, Vick was back at his best in 2010 and was selected as The Associated Press 2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick reacts to this team's victory as he leaves the field after an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Philadelphia. After missing two seasons serving a federal sentence for dogfighting, then spending most of the previous year as a seldom-used backup in Philadelphia, Vick was back at his best in 2010 and was selected as The Associated Press 2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

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