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Michael Vick

Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980) is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Atlanta Falcons for six seasons before serving time in prison for his involvement in an illegal dog fighting ring. Vick played college football at Virginia Tech, where as a freshman he placed third in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He left after his sophomore year to enter the NFL and was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2001 NFL Draft. He became the first African-American quarterback to be selected first overall in an NFL Draft. In six seasons with the Falcons, he gained wide popularity for his performance on the field, and led the Falcons to the playoffs twice. Vick ranks first among quarterbacks in career rushing yards. In April 2007, Vick was implicated in an illegal interstate dog fighting ring that had operated over five years. In August 2007, he pleaded guilty to federal felony charges and served 21 months in prison, followed by two months in home confinement.

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Mike Vick -- I Love Pittsburgh ... But I'll Play For Anyone!

Mike Vick
I Love Pittsburgh ... But I'll Play For Anyone!

Mike Vick says he's training his ass off to return to the NFL ... with his rep telling TMZ Sports the QB would love to stay in Pittsburgh, but he's open to playing for any team in the… READ MORE >

Marcus Vick -- Arrested For Assault

Marcus Vick
Arrested For Assault

Michael Vick's younger brother and former NFL QB Marcus Vick was arrested in Virginia for assault Sunday night.  Vick -- also a standout QB at Virginia Tech back in the day -- was booked in… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Michael Vick -- Campaigning for Animal Rights Bill ... 'Unlikely Advocate'

Michael Vick
Campaigning for Animal Rights Bill ... 'Unlikely Advocate'

Mike Vick is crusading to protect animals in Pennsylvania -- campaigning to pass a bill that would allow cops to rescue pets from hot cars -- and saying, "I know I'm an unlikely advocate." READ MORE >

- 266 days ago
Mike Vick -- I'm Flying Out My Family ... For 1st Steelers Start

Mike Vick
I'm Flying Out My Family ... For 1st Steelers Start

Big night for Michael Vick ... starting his first game as the Steelers QB ... and he's so pumped, Mike's flying his family to Pittsburgh so they can be there to support him. A rep for Vick tells… READ MORE >

- 334 days ago
Snoop -- STOP DOGGIN' MIKE VICK ... 'He Did His Time, Get Over It'

Snoop
STOP DOGGIN' MICHAEL VICK 'He Did His Time, Get Over It'

People need to back the hell off of Mike Vick -- and stop giving him hell for his dogfighting past -- so says his good friend Snoop Dogg ... who says, "What y’all gonna do hold it over his… READ MORE >

- 335 days ago
Mike Vick -- SIGNS WITH STEELERS ... 1 Year Deal

Mike Vick
SIGNS WITH STEELERS ... 1 Year Deal

Mike Vick is a Pittsburgh Steeler ... inking a 1-year deal with the team moments ago ... TMZ Sports has learned.  As we previously reported, Vick flew to Pittsburgh this morning for a workout… READ MORE >

- 371 days ago
Michael Vick -- Hopes to Sign with Steelers By 'End of Day'

Michael Vick
Hopes to Sign with Steelers By 'End of Day'

Things are moving pretty quickly between Michael Vick and the Pittsburgh Steelers ... with sources close to Vick telling TMZ Sports the QB hopes both sides can reach a deal by "the end of the… READ MORE >

- 371 days ago
Mike Vick -- Sorry, That Pimped Out Hummer Ain't Mine

Mike Vick
Sorry, That Pimped Out Hummer Ain't Mine

Bad news pimps ... that tricked out blue and yellow Hummer with the baby blue SUEDE interior didn't really belong to Mike Vick ... so says Mike Vick.   The 2001 Hummer H1 -- which looks like… READ MORE >

- 372 days ago
LeSean McCoy -- SHAKES MIKE VICK ... With Killer Crossover

LeSean McCoy
SHAKES MIKE VICK ... With Killer Crossover

Now, Mike Vick knows how all those defenders felt ...  The NFL quarterback got crossed over HARD at his celebrity basketball game in Virginia this week ... and was left swingin' at air ...… READ MORE >

- 434 days ago
Mike Vick Police Report -- QB Allegedly Threatens Ex-Business Partner ... Vick Calls B.S.

Mike Vick Police Report
QB Allegedly Threatens Ex-Business Partner ... Vick Calls B.S.

Mike Vick's ex-business partner claims he's been on the receiving end of some nasty threats from the QB ever since their hairbrush company hit the skids .. and now he's filed a police report… READ MORE >

- 479 days ago

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