Vick Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty

A co-defendant in the Michael Vick dogfighting case is pleading guilty.

Tony Taylor entered the plea to federal dogfighting conspiracy charges today in Virginia and agreed to fully cooperate with the government's prosecution of the Atlanta Falcons star and two other men.

Vick and two other co-defendants pleaded not-guilty last week to similar charges.

Taylor will be sentenced in December. He says he wasn't promised
any specific sentence in return for his cooperation with the

The charges carry a maximum punishment of five years in prison, and fines of up to 250-thousand dollars.

Vick has been banned from Atlanta Falcons' training camp while
the N-F-L investigates.