A season lost: Falcons flop after Vick's injury
ATLANTA -- Things looked so promising for the Atlanta Falcons:
The energetic owner. The sold-out stadium. The new uniforms. The coach closing in on 200 wins. And, of course, the most exciting player in the NFL.
Then Michael Vick got hurt -- and it all fell apart.
The Falcons (1-6) took a six-game losing streak and the worst record in the league into their off week, a stunning collapse even by the standards of the up-one-year, down-the-next NFL.
After all, Atlanta reached ...
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