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Is Michael Vick still playing football? 

Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick
Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick

Earlier this year, in May, reports claimed that Michael Vick was expected to join the startup league Fan Controlled Football. It also sparked rumors that the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback may return to the NFL.

However, Vick quickly squished any potential rumors of his return to football. On Twitter, the four-time Pro Bowler insisted that his cleats will 'remain hung up'.

I hung ‘em up in 2015 never to return again. Had an amazing time and accomplished so much. I say that to say, they’re going to stay hung up and I will not be coming out of retirement. (1/2) https://t.co/gKShE54z3a

Where is Michael Vick playing football?

Michael Vick in action for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Michael Vick in action for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Michael Vick is not playing football as of 2022. Vick's last football game in the NFL was back in October 2016 for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Atlanta Falcons. He racked up 55 yards but with no touchdowns in a 25-13 win over the Falcons.


When did Michael Vick retire?

In 2016, Vick claimed that he would continue to play football for another year. However, after failing to land a team in the league, the quarterback announced his retirement on February 3, 2017.

During his 13 years in the NFL, Vick was associated with the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets.

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Michael Vick's NFL stats

Vick was selected first overall by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2001 NFL Draft. He transformed the role of a quarterback with his dual-threats, racking up passing and rushing yards.

After eight years with the Falcons, he signed for the Eagles in 2009. Vick then spent a year with each of the Jets and Steelers.

Over the course of his career, Vick threw for 22,464 yards and 133 touchdowns. Vick's 6,109 career rushing yards are at the top of the NFL record charts for most rushing yards as a quarterback.

Since Vick is not part of the NFL this year, there is no way that you can pick him for your fantasy team. However, here are some other top quarterbacks that you can draft for your team for 2022:

  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Josh Allen
  • Aaron Rodgers
  • Dak Prescott
  • Tom Brady

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Edited by Hans Themistode
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