Originally written on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 11/19/14

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles rushes upfield against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 6, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Here’s an interesting nugget of information. The Atlanta Falcons cap numbers in 2012 included $3 million in cap room credit  from Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mike Vick’s settling of debt with the team.Vick owed the Falcons money from a signing bonus received in 2007. The credit ends a salary cap grievance by the Falcons against Vick. Atlanta was his biggest creditor in the financial ruin that beset him in the week of dog fighting charges. Vick owed the team $7.5 million after defaulting on his 2005 contract. Atlanta received the credit from the league in March, but the inclusion of the credit from Vick was only recently reported . Want more Philly Sports Muse You can find me on Twitter at @sports_muse and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/phillysportmuse.
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