Michael Vick isn’t coming out of retirement after all. The former star NFL quarterback — best known for his tenures with the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles — was expected to join the startup league Fan Controlled Football, according to a report by Reuters, but the 41 year old tweeted Sunday that he’ll be staying retired.
“I hung ’em up in 2015 never to return again,” Vick said on Twitter. “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.”
Though Vick won’t be joining him, personal friend and Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens signed with the league earlier this year. Johnny Manziel is another notable former NFL player participating in Fan Controlled Football, a condensed 7-on-7 style version of football that takes place on