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Michael Vick Once Sued Former Falcons Teammate Demorrio Williams For $2 Million: News To Me

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"My bad, Mike." "Yeah, whatever."

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This one got lost in the shuffle.

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You might remember this part: last January, Michael Vick sued Mary Wong, a Nebraska financial advisor, for snookering him into investing $2 million in real estate that didn't exist. Vick gave her power of attorney over his money -- unaware that she was under sanction by the New York Stock Exchange at the time. Two mil is a lot of money, though the matter only earns one paragraph in the swelling ballad that is the Financial Troubles section of Vick's Wikipedia.

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But did you know Demorrio Williams, Vick's Atlanta Falcons teammate from 2004 to 200jail, was named as a co-defendant in Vick's lawsuit of Wong? Williams co-owned one of Wong's companies, along with twin NFL safeties Josh Bullocks and Daniel Bullocks.

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Vick and Williams were no longer teammates at the time of the lawsuit. Williams originally referred Vick to Wong, after having known her from his days at the University of Nebraska. Williams was more of a wrong-place-wrong-time defendant, and in fact was likely just as misled by Wong as Vick was, than someone Vick believed was actually out to hurt him. 

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Still, it's insane to think that Vick's off-field life has been so eventful that suing a teammate is the kind of thing that goes under the radar.

ht @smartfootball.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.