Two Remaining Vick Co-Defendants Enter Guilty Pleas

Michael Vick's two remaining co-defendants pleaded guilty today in federal court in Richmond to the dogfighting charges against them.

Purnell Peace and Quanis Phillips joined fellow co-defendant Tony Taylor, who pleaded guilty last month.

Vick's attorneys have been negotiating a potential plea deal with prosecutors in which the Atlanta Falcons quarterback likely would spend about a year in jail.

Prosecutors asked Vick's lawyers for an answer today, but sources have said that deadline might be flexible. If no plea deal is completed, prosecutors probably would seek a new indictment with additional charges against Vick by the end of the month.

By Mark Maske |  August 17, 2007; 10:24 AM ET  | Category:  Falcons , League
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Mark

If you have not read it take a look at Paul Woody's article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Friday 8/17. I think Paul speaks for a lot of Richmonders. Here is the link--

http://www.timesdispatch.com/cva/ric/news.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2007-08-17-0143.html

Posted by: phoco | August 17, 2007 9:46 PM

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