Michael Vick has not performed in an NFL recreation in additional than six years, however the former Pro Bowl quarterback is able to strap on the pads once more.
Vick has agreed to a deal to play a recreation within the Fan Controlled Football league, according to a report from Reuters. The former Atlanta Falcons star has not but been assigned to a crew, however the plan is for him to play in a recreation on May 28. That is the ultimate day of FCF’s common season.
Vick apparently took an curiosity in Fan Controlled Football after seeing the success Terrell Owens has had within the league this yr. Owens, who’s 48, signed with FCF earlier this yr and joined the same team as Johnny Manziel.
Once seen because the NFL’s most enjoyable playmaker, Vick’s profession was derailed after he admitted to being concerned with an unlawful dog-fighting ring. He pleaded responsible in 2007 and spent almost two years in jail.
Vick is probably not as quick as he as soon as was, however he proved with a 40-yard dash final yr that he nonetheless has loads of pace. Even on a 50-yard area in a 7-on-7 format, he needs to be thrilling to observe.