Mike Vick on Atlanta homecoming

Mike Vick spent six seasons in Atlanta, as a member of the Falcons. He was highly successful and adored by fans and ownership until an illegal dogfighting ring caused his fall from grace.

On Sunday, he returns to the Georgia Dome for the first time as the starting quarterback for the opposition. Nerves? Nope. Excitement? Definitely.

Here’s what Vick had to say about one of the biggest games of the year (our full story/take will be in Metro’s print edition Thursday):

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