41 Facts About Michael Vick

1. Michael Vick threw, I want to say, like, an 80-yard pass to me, and we scored on the first play of the game.

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2. Michael Vick canceled participation in another football camp to be held at the College of William and Mary and was replaced by Washington Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell.

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3. In 2012, Michael Vick launched a sports clothing line called V7 to be sold exclusively at Modell's.

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4. Michael Vick was not required to pay creditors during his first season with the Eagles.

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5. Michael Vick was given up to $472 a month in car-related expenses.

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6. Michael Vick was allowed annual living expenses of $300,000 under the plan.

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7. Michael Vick testified that he intended to live a better life after prison.

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8. Under the plan, Michael Vick was to sell three of his six homes.

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9. Michael Vick had hired Wong, a business manager in Omaha, Nebraska, in the fall of 2007 on the recommendation of Falcons teammate Demorrio Williams.

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10. On July 7, 2008, Michael Vick sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in US Bankruptcy Court in Newport News after failing to "work out consensual resolutions with each of his creditors", according to court papers.

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11. Michael Vick was transported to Virginia in November 2008 to face the state charges.

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12. Michael Vick was assigned to United States Penitentiary, Leavenworth, a federal prison facility in Leavenworth, Kansas, to serve his sentence.

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13. Michael Vick admitted to providing most of the financing for the operation, and to participating directly in several dog fights in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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14. On June 12, 2017, Michael Vick retired as an Atlanta Falcon.

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15. In 2016, Michael Vick announced he would play one more season in the NFL.

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16. Michael Vick suffered a hamstring injury in a win against the Arizona Cardinals, being replaced by Landry Jones, which led to him missing six games, and by then Roethlisberger was healthy enough to play.

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17. Michael Vick became the first quarterback in franchise history to wear the number.

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18. Michael Vick signed a one-year $5 million contract with the New York Jets on March 21, 2014, the same day the Jets released Mark Sanchez.

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19. On February 11, 2013, the Eagles and Michael Vick agreed on a one-year restructured contract worth up to $10 million.

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20. Michael Vick was injured in that game, which the Eagles lost, and was replaced by Foles.

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21. Michael Vick came into week one of the 2012 season as the starter, despite a solid showing from rookie Nick Foles in the preseason.

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22. Michael Vick completed 24 of his 39 passes for 335 yards and three touchdowns.

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23. Michael Vick made his fourth Pro Bowl after the season and was named the Eagles' starting quarterback.

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24. Michael Vick suffered a rib cartilage injury in a week 4 game against the Redskins, and was replaced by Kolb.

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25. Michael Vick was allowed to participate in all team practices and meetings as well as the Eagles' last two preseason games.

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26. Michael Vick signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on August 13, 2009.

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27. In August 2007, hours after Michael Vick pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Bad Newz Kennels dog fighting investigation, the NFL suspended him indefinitely without pay for violating its player conduct policy.

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28. In 2006, Michael Vick became the first quarterback to ever rush for over 1,000 yards in a single season.

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29. Michael Vick made his third Pro Bowl after the 2005 season, during which he passed for 2,412 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for 597 rushing yards and six more touchdowns.

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30. Michael Vick suffered a fractured right fibula during a preseason game before the 2003 season against the Baltimore Ravens.

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31. Michael Vick was named to his first Pro Bowl after the season.

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32. Michael Vick set a then-NFL record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a single game with 173 against the Minnesota Vikings on December 1, broken by Colin Kaepernick in 2013.

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33. Michael Vick made 15 starts in 2002, missing one game against the New York Giants on October 13 with a sprained shoulder.

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34. Michael Vick made his NFL debut against the San Francisco 49ers on September 9, 2001 and saw limited action.

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35. Michael Vick was taken in the 30th round of the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft by the Colorado Rockies, despite not playing baseball since the 8th grade.

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36. Michael Vick was selected first in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons, becoming the first African-American quarterback to be taken with the top pick.

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37. Michael Vick put the game away with a 55-yard run with 1:34 left.

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38. Michael Vick led the NCAA in passing efficiency in 1999, a record for a freshman and the third-highest all-time mark.

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39. As he grew up, Michael Vick, went by the nickname "Ookie", and learned about football from Aaron Brooks, a second cousin who was four years older.

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40. In a 2001 interview, Michael Vick told the Newport News Daily Press that when he was 10 or 11, "I would go fishing even if the fish weren't biting, just to get away from the violence and stress of daily life in the projects.

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41. In his final two seasons in the NFL, Michael Vick played for the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers for one year each, primarily as a backup.

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