Emotions still run deep over Vick in ATL

Updated: May 21, 2009, 5:44 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

If NFL Sundays in Atlanta were a rave party during the Michael Vick era, consider them a waltz now. Oh, the No. 7 jerseys are still everywhere in Atlanta and at Falcons games, but the buzz has quieted to a whisper.

Yes, the Falcons have a promising, young team, led by the 2008 Offensive Rookie of the Year, Matt Ryan. The fans have accepted Ryan and the Falcons' surprising success. But it's not the same. It may never be.

As Vick is released to home confinement, a lot ...

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