Alfonso Soriano donned a Deion Sanders Falcons jersey after Sunday's 4-2 win over the Pirates, part of Dale Sveum's idea to celebrate the start of the NFL season by having the Cubs wear uniforms of their favorite teams on the flight to Houston. Soriano didn't have football growing up in the Dominican Republic, so he didn't really have a rooting interest. But he said he chose "Prime Time" because he respected Sanders for being able to play professional baseball and football at the same time.
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