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Unable to make trade, Falcons cut Vick

Updated: June 12, 2009, 7:46 PM ET
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ATLANTA -- Quarterback Michael Vick's time with the Atlanta Falcons is officially over.

Vick, who is serving the remainder of his prison sentence on dogfighting charges under house arrest in Virginia, was released by the team Friday.

Before Friday's announcement -- a move that clears Vick to sign with any NFL team -- general manager Thomas Dimitroff called the team's former franchise player.

Dimitroff said Vick, who has missed two seasons while serving a prison sentence for running ...

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