Michael Vick plans to retire.
According to a report by a Reuters reportThe 41-year-old said Sunday, however, that he will remain at the sidelines.
Vick said, “I hung 'em all up in 2015 never again.” tweeted Sunday. “Had an amazing experience and accomplished so many things. To put it another way, I'm going to keep them hung over and I won’t be coming out from retirement.”
Fan Controlled Football is a league of eight teams that plays seven regular season games and its playoffs at one indoor, 50-yard Atlanta field. Gameplay is seven on seven with fans being allowed to call plays.
Vick was the star of the Atlanta Falcons After being selected No. He was drafted No. 1 in 2001. After pleading guilty, his career was stopped. He was reinstated to the NFL by the Philadelphia Eagles After nearly two years of imprisonment, he was released in 2009 as a starter quarterback for the Eagles. He was the Eagles' starting quarterback in 2010 and was named Comeback Player of The Year. Vick was a Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback for four years. New York Jets In 2014, Pittsburgh Steelers In 2015, before officially retiring in 2017.
Vick would have been the third player to join Fan Controlled Football after Terrell Owens and Johnny Manziel, who both enjoyed stints in second-year leagues. Vick was not assigned to a team.