Michael Vick to play QB in fledgling pro flag football league

Michael Vick has signed on to play quarterback in a fledgling flag football league that will begin testing out concepts and formats beginning next month, reports ESPN’s Darren Rovell.The American Flag Football League is the creation of financier Jeff Lewis, who envisions having former NFL and college football players, among others, participating in what he is hoping will be eight...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Vick talks Jets’ QB situation

Mike Vick isn’t coming back to save the New York Jets. Rather, Vick is as confused as anyone about the quarterback situation in New York after the team chose to ignore the position in the draft. This leaves the Jets with Christian Hackenberg, Bryce Petty and others. For Vick, the situation seems like a mess, though he’d advise the front office to continue the youth movement:...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick: Joe Mixon can be an ‘example’ for kids

Michael Vick knows what it’s like to be a lightning rod for controversy, and he’s weighing in on an NFL rookie who will go through the same thing.Vick spoke Monday about Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Joe Mixon, who made it to the NFL three years after punching a woman in the face. Vick thinks Mixon can be example for kids watching the sport.“Kids can use this as an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

When it's complicated: Loving Michael Vick

It’s overtime in Minnesota. It’s 2nd-and-8 on Minnesota’s 46-yard line, and Michael Vick takes the snap from under center. There is a play-action to running back T.J. Duckett, who is filling in for the injured-in-the-second-quarter Warrick Dunn. The play action fools no Vikings defenders. Vick is looking right as he completes his five-step drop. As soon as his foot is planted...
Via Yardbarker
February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Vick believes he deserves spot in Hall of Fame

Michael Vick has officially decided to retire from football. Next stop: Canton?Probably not, but Vick seems to believe he deserves a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. While leaving a retirement party he hosted in Houston Saturday night, Vick was asked by TMZ if he believes he should be enshrined.“I think the people will decide on that,” Vick said.When pressed further, Vick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Vick reveals moment he knew it was time to retire

Making the decision to retire from the NFL can sprout from many different circumstances, and oftentimes it takes a series of events to unfold before a veteran is ready to make that call. In the case of Michael Vick, who announced his retirement Friday ahead of Super Bowl LI, one pivotal moment solidified his resolve.That moment occurred when the Minnesota Vikings didn’t reach out...
Via Sportsnaut
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Vick announces he’s officially retired from NFL

Not that this was a huge question on everyone’s mind heading into Super Bowl LI, but Michael Vick told ESPN’s Josina Anderson he’s officially retired from the NFL. Selected with the first overall pick of the 2001 NFL Draft out of Virginia Tech, Vick enthralled us in his first years out of college like nobody else during that time period. A player who could run like the wind...
Via Sportsnaut
February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Vick pens heartfelt letter, says he’ll always be a Falcon ‘in my heart’

It’d be hard to blame Michael Vick if he bore a little resentment—or at least envy—toward the Atlanta Falcons. He was their hero, their messiah, their savior, and then all of a sudden he wasn’t. When Vick was indicted on dogfighting charges, the Falcons ran away, and when he went to prison they drafted Matt Ryan and moved on.Now the Falcons are in the Super Bowl, where Vick...
Via The Comeback
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Vick hosting official retirement party in Houston

Michael Vick went through the entire 2016 season without being signed by an NFL team, and it appears the 36-year-old has come to the realization that there was a reason for that.A representative for Headliner Market Group told TMZ that Vick is cohosting his official retirement party in Houston — along with rapper Gucci Mane — during Super Bowl week. The party will be held at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Falcons fans give Michael Vick standing ovation at halftime

Falcons fans have had it pretty good when it comes to quarterbacks since the turn of the century. They’ve had Matt Ryan under center since 2008, and Michael Vick just before that, who led them to plenty of playoff appearances. At times, with his mobility/legs and strong arm, Vick was indefensible, which is a rarity in the NFL. Falcons fans made sure to show him plenty of love...
Via The Sports Daily
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

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