The 2011 Favorite Spartan Athlete Bracket moves on with Morten Andersen v. Jason Richardson
(Morten Andersen celebrates his game-winner. Photo by Andy Lyons, Allsport) With 2:07 left in the fourth quarter, the Minnesota Vikings were leading the Atlanta Falcons 27-20 in the NFC...
"The Atlanta Falcons are a great Cinderella story because there was serious damage caused by the one-two, sucker-punch thrown by Michael Vick and Bobby Petrino that landed flush on the fans' face, " said former Saints and Falcons kicker Morten Andersen, who says he'll announce his retirement Monday. "There was some serious apathy.
"But the organization has changed the environment and has changed the way the team is perceived in the community. Of course, winning helps. It is a much more watch-able product."