The Atlanta Falcons could fire Michael Vick, who owns a house that has been the subject of a probe into illegal dogfighting, and face few, if any, negative legal consequences, according to three labor and employment lawyers.

Whether the Falcons would cut ties with their star quarterback is unclear. While the dogfighting investigation has caused bad publicity, Vick has denied wrongdoing and has not been charged with a crime.

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