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Michael Vick says he won’t be unretiring to play in Fan Controlled Football league

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Michael Vick won’t retire after all. The former NFL star quarterback, best known for his work with the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles, was expected to join startup league Fan Controlled Football. according to Reutersbut on Sunday, the 41-year-old tweeted that he would remain in retirement.

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“I hung them up in 2015 never to come back” Vika announced this on Twitter. “Had a great time and achieved so much. I say this to say that they will continue to hang out and I will not come out of retirement.”

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Although Vic won’t be joining him, personal friend and Pro Football Hall of Famer wide receiver Terrell Owens signed with the league earlier this year. Johnny Manzil is another notable former NFL player involved in Fan Controlled Football, a shortened version of 7-on-7 style football that takes place on a 50-yard field and allows fans to call the game.

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Vic did not participate in any organized football during the five years he participated in the flag football league. Vic last played in the NFL in 2015, when he played in five games and started three as an understudy for Ben Roethlisberger with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

In his prime, Vick was one of the top-scoring quarterbacks of the 2000s and is considered by many to be one of the greatest double-threat quarterbacks in league history. Selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the No. 1 pick in the 2001 NFL Draft, Vick’s rare athleticism made him a dangerous running threat to power-hand play, leading him to win three Pro Bowls with the Falcons while leading his team in two rounds of the playoffs. , the name NFC South, and an appearance in the NFC Championship game. After his career was cut short by serving a prison sentence for dog fighting, Vic returned to the NFL with the Eagles, won the league’s Player of the Year and played in his last Pro Bowl in 2010.

Since the end of his football career, Vic has played in experimental and up-and-coming leagues as a player and coach. Vick played in the American Flag Football League and later worked as a consultant for the Atlanta Legends of the short-lived American Football Alliance.




Source: www.cbssports.com

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