Michael Vick RUMORS & NEWS

  • Source: Chris Johnson, Michael Vick leaving Jets

    Metro News "It appears that newly appointed general manager Mike Maccagnan won't be trigger shy about making moves for his New York Jets as two big-name veteran players are likely on their way out. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a league source tells Metro New York that the Jets appear set to let..." February 14

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Michael Vick said he has "a good, solid two years" left in his career. #nyj

  • Vick: Florida St.'s Winston 'future of the NFL'

    ESPN New York "Once considered one of the NFL's biggest stars, New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick says he thinks Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston could be the league's next big star. "I think he's the future of the NFL," Vick said of the Seminoles' Heisman Trophy winner, according to..." December 20

  • Report: Vick says playing for Skins would be a dream come true

    CSN Washington "At 34 years old, Jets quarterback Michael Vick believes he can still be a face of a franchise. His one-year, $5 million deal expires in the offseason, and the chance New York's front office feels the same way about Vick and his capabilities is unlikely, which could leave the Virginia native..." December 18

  • Michael Vick has nearly paid off $18 million in debt

    USA Today "When Michael Vick was released from jail after serving 548 days for involvement in a dogfighting ring, he owed creditors nearly $18 million dollars. Vick agreed to live on a restrictive budget and use two-thirds of every dollar he earned to pay off creditors and taxes. Six years after he made his..." December 17

  • Michael Vick, who's been benched, doesn't think Jets benched him

    Newark Star-Ledger "Michael Vick already signaled to our man Eliot Shorr-Parks, though a source, that he'd like to stay with the Jets next season. But that was a couple of weeks ago, before the Jets turned back to Geno Smith as their starting quarterback. So how does Vick feel about a return to One Jets Drive now..." December 04

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Rex Ryan is expected to stick with Michael Vick if he's healthy, per source. Was kicked in the calf last night. He downplayed injury. #nyj

  • Rex Ryan has no idea if Geno Smith or Michael Vick will start the Jets' next game

    Newark Star-Ledger "Not that either quarterback made a compelling case for the job, but Jets coach Rex Ryan said after Monday's 38-3 loss to the Bills that he isn't sure if Geno Smith or Michael Vick would start next Monday night at home against Miami. "We'll address that later," Ryan said. "I don't know yet...." November 25

  • Michael Vick wants to play at least two more years

    NFL.com "Impending free agent Michael Vick acknowledged last week that his New York Jets future is up in the air after two starts as Geno Smith's replacement. Whether or not Vick returns, it's clear the 34-year-old wants to continue his NFL career in 2015 and beyond. "I would love to play again, at..." November 20

  • Michael Vick won't say whether he wants to stay with Jets next season

    Newark Star-Ledger "With two turnover-free starts under his belt, Michael Vick is the Jets' quarterback for the foreseeable future—or at least for their next game, which isn't until Nov. 23 at the Bills. Barring either an injury or a Geno Smith-like implosion, Vick figures to be the Jets' starter for the final..." November 12

  • Michael Vick says he thinks Jets might have won more if he had started earlier. Does he have a point?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Two straight weeks now, Michael Vick has played well as the Jets’ starting quarterback. Two straight weeks of turnover-free performances – a streak Geno Smith enjoyed just once in 24 starts – makes it easy to wonder: What might have been for these Jets, if Vick started from Day 1? Vick..." November 10

  • Why not starting Michael Vick sooner is the Jets’ latest regret

    New York Post "They are the New York Regrets. Muttering to themselves whether a season, one precious year of their fleeting football lives, is wasted. Wondering what could have happened if Mike Vick got a fair crack at the quarterback job, or an earlier one. “I’m not looking back,” coach Rex Ryan said after..." November 03

  • Michael Vick throws so hard, he might have broken his TE's finger vs. Bills

    CBSSports.com "Jets quarterback Michael Vick admitted this week that he's not as athletic as he used to be when he was 24. Vick might not be be able to run as fast as he could 10 years ago, but he still has his fastball, just ask tight end Jeff Cumberland. Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson said on..." October 31

  • Vick excited for start, warned not to fumble

    ESPN New York "Along with a promotion, Michael Vick received a word of warning from New York Jets coach Rex Ryan: Don't fumble. The turnover-prone Vick, preparing for his first start in a year, fumbled four times -- losing two -- in relief of Geno Smith last week against the Buffalo Bills. Vick, calling..." October 30

  • Michael Vick replaces Geno Smith as Jets' starting QB for Sunday's game

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets are going with veteran Michael Vick as their starting quarterback for this Sunday’s game at Kansas City, coach Rex Ryan said Monday. Vick replaced second-year pro Geno Smith in last Sunday’s 43-23 loss to the Bills after Smith threw interceptions on three straight first-quarter..." October 28

  • Michael Vick guarantees Percy Harvin ‘won’t be a monster here’

    New York Post "When you make a trade like this, when you bring a gamebreaker and heartbreaker, a playmaker and troublemaker, into your organization, the only way it has a chance to succeed is if you tell him and you show him he is innocent until proven guilty. How ironic it is now that Michael Vick, summoned..." October 23

  • Rex salutes Vick: Unprepared talk took 'guts'

    ESPN New York "Instead of scolding backup quarterback Michael Vick for his eyebrow-raising admission that he slacked off last week in practice, the New York Jets applauded his honesty and courage. Coach Rex Ryan, whose team is on a four-game losing streak, said Thursday he challenged his players to "take a..." October 10

  • Vick: I took scout team for granted

    ESPN New York "New York Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick admitted that he should’ve taken his scout team snaps more seriously before Sunday's game in San Diego, which might have made him ill-prepared to face the Chargers. Vick was ineffective after entering the game in the second half in relief of..." October 09

  • Unprepared Vick: It won’t happen again

    New York Post "Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick saw his first extended playing time in Sunday’s 31-0 loss to the Chargers, and he was not real happy with the results. Vick, who completed 8-of-19 passes for 47 yards in relief of Geno Smith, said Wednesday he may have been unprepared. “Maybe I didn’t..." October 09

  • Michael Vick replaces Geno Smith

    ESPN New York "After a disastrous first half, the New York Jets finally made a change at quarterback, benching starter Geno Smith in favor of Michael Vick to start the second half against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium. Smith entered the game on the hot seat after two straight poor..." October 06

  • Jets QB Geno Smith may be running out of time as Michael Vick looms in background

    New York Daily News "When the crazies in green and white had been reduced to a whisper and filed out of MetLife Stadium on Monday night, the question in the back of just about all of their minds reflected the cold, harsh reality of life in the NFL: Is time running out for Geno Smith? For all the strides Rex Ryan &..." September 23

  • Michael Vick: Roger Goodell 'doing a great job'

    CBSSports.com "Looking for someone to defend NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell? We've got your man: Jets backup quarterback and one-time banished superstar Michael Vick. Vick, who was given an indefinite suspension by Goodell in 2007, came to the commish's side when asked about Goodell's recent PR issues,..." September 19

  • Jets' Michael Vick feels like a starter but won't rock the boat

    New York Daily News "Eventually, Michael Vick hopes to return to being a starting quarterback. For now, though, he’s adjusting to a life as the Jets backup. “In my heart and in my mind I’m still a starter,” Vick said on WFAN Tuesday. “Yeah I’m comfortable in this role. Do I always want to be in this role? No...." September 11

  • Jets’ Michael Vick to reach out to Ray Rice

    New York Post "As a veteran of raging controversy himself, Michael Vick wanted Ray Rice to know Wednesday he has an experienced shoulder to lean on. Vick didn’t condone Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious on the video that got the Ravens running back released and suspended this week, but Vick says Rice..." September 11

  • Michael Vick's weekly Mike Francesa appearance is now up in the air, Jets QB says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Just two days ago, Jets QB Michael Vick was set to appear on Mike Francesa's WFAN drive-time show every Tuesday -- at least that's what Francesa said. Then, on Wednesday, suddenly that arrangement was up in the air and Vick reportedly told the media he was done speaking to them all..." September 04

  • Vick's greatest victory: Standing up for Cooper

    ESPN New York "Michael Vick was talking about his greatest achievement as an NFL quarterback, and it had nothing to do with the time he beat Brett Favre in a playoff game at Lambeau Field. This was about saving a rookie coach's team and a wide receiver's career in the early hours of training camp, and it was all..." August 28

  • Rex still won’t say it, but Geno will be the starter

    New York Post "The Jets’ first team took 21 snaps in 11-on-11 drills at Tuesday’s practice. Geno Smith was the quarterback for 19 of them. Smith will start Saturday night’s preseason game against the Bengals, just as he started last week’s game against the Colts. Over the last four practices, Smith has..." August 13

  • Michael Vick urges Ray Rice to “make amends”

    Pro Football Talk "Michael Vick was treated much more harshly — both by the legal system and by the NFL — for his involvement in dog fighting than Ray Rice was for assaulting his wife. But Vick and Rice are both football stars whose off-field actions have landed them in trouble, and so Vick feels that he may be able..." August 12

  • Vick not interested in racing Johnson but will take on McCoy again

    CBSSports.com "A year ago, when Michael Vick was still with the Eagles, he beat the fleet-footed LeSean McCoy in the 40-yard dash. Pretty impressive for the then 33-year-old. Earlier this month, Jets running back Chris Johnson said that he'd take Vick, now Johnson's teammate in New York, in a race. Over the..." July 28

  • Vick declares he 'revolutionized the game'

    Sporting News "Michael Vick isn't humble about his impact on professional football. Quite the opposite, in fact. The Jets quarterback may be the backup to Geno Smith, but Vick said Friday that he paved the way for players like Smith, Robert Griffin III and Colin Kaepernick. "I was the guy who started it..." June 21

  • Vick gets $4 million for one year in New York

    Pro Football Talk "When assessing whether Mike Vick has a chance at becoming the starting quarterback for the Jets, the financial investment becomes relevant. The more the team pays a guy, the more likely he plays. For Vick, it was widely reported that he’ll get $5 million this year from the Jets. The magnitude..." March 30

  • Vick would welcome DeSean Jackson to Jets

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to talking about players under contract with other teams, coaches and General Managers must tread lightly. Players have a lot more leeway. New Jets quarterback Mike Vick exercised some of that leeway during his Friday night conference call with reporters, addressing the..." March 22

  • New York Jets Sign QB Michael Vick

    NFL.com "Michael Vick is a Jet. Vick, 33, an unrestricted free agent, signed with us this afternoon and joins the competition at quarterback for the 2014 season. "It means a lot to have the chance to come in and play for a great organization that had a lot of success last year and being on the brink of..." March 22

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jets host Michael Vick Friday & worth noting they are among teams who have inquired about DeSean Jackson via trade. Vick & DeSean are close

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Michael Vick is visiting the New York Jets this weekend, league source confirms

  • Vick could be moving toward a decision

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, it appeared that free-agent quarterback Mike Vick would wait — possibly until after the draft — to pick his next team. This week, there are early indications that Vick could be moving toward making a decision. Several teams have signed veteran quarterbacks over the last two weeks,..." March 19

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    NFL: AroundTheLeague @NFL_ATL

    Per @KimJonesSports, talks between Jets and Vick have hit a "roadblock" because Vick wants a starting job. Could revisit in the future.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars are interested in Michael Vick

    NFL.com "It's becoming increasingly apparent Michael Vick will have no shortage of suitors on the open market. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the Jacksonville Jaguars are among the teams interested in the veteran quarterback, according to a source informed of the Jags'..." March 08

  • Peterson lobbies for Vikings to sign QB Vick

    ESPN.com "As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to head out into the free agent market to find a veteran quarterback, their franchise player has some ideas about what they should do next. Running back Adrian Peterson is interested in the team bringing Michael Vick to Minnesota to be the next starting..." March 07

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Mike Vick will not be back with the Eagles in any capacity in 2014. They are moving in a different direction with the backup role

  • Michael Vick market strong; Raiders likely best spot for QB to start

    CBSSports.com "Michael Vick is one of the more attractive names available in a shallow free-agent market at quarterback and should have multiple options. A recent report linked him to the Jets, but league sources believe Jets GM John Idzik would not be inclined to spend in the range it would likely take to land..." February 25

  • Michael Vick enters free agency as a fascinating NFL case study

    NFL.com "Michael Vick spent part of Super Bowl week making the media rounds, essentially becoming a pitchman for a product that might've increased in value through relative dormancy. Vick, who turns 34 in June, remains one of the NFL's most compelling figures, a precursor to the dual-threat quarterbacks..." February 09

  • Vick wants to start but should stay with Eagles

    CSN Philly "He’s a confident guy. You wouldn’t expect him to say anything else. When the season ended, Michael Vick was asked the obvious question. He replied with the obvious answer. If some people are uncertain about Vick’s future as a starting quarterback in the NFL, he isn’t among them. Vick said he..." February 05

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Two teams likely to have some level of interest in Eagles free-agent-to-be QB Michael Vick: Buccaneers and Jets.

  • Michael Vick: I'll 'absolutely' be a Week 1 starter

    NFL.com "Michael Vick doesn't know where he'll end up next season. Whereever he lands, he doesn't expect to be a backup. Around The League caught up with the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback on Wednesday at the Super Bowl Media Center, where he was visiting the NFL.com/Live set at Radio Row. Vick..." January 30

  • Michael Vick likely moving on from Philadelphia Eagles

    NFL.com "Micheal Vick is open to returning to the Eagles as a backup, but he sounded Monday like he's prepared to move on from Philadelphia in search of his own starting job. Now that coach Chip Kelly is building around Nick Foles, Vick is eager to test his value as the most attractive quarterback on..." January 07

  • Michael Vick wants to be a starting quarterback

    Sporting News "Michael Vick’s pulled hamstring put him on the bench and with Nick Foles playing lights-out, Vick hasn’t seen the field since. That’s not how he wants his career to end, though. He has been nothing but supportive of Foles and has been a great teammate and leader for the Philadelphia Eagles. And..." January 02

  • Vick wants to start but open to Eagles return

    CSN Philly "At some point this month or maybe even early next month, the Eagles’ 2013 season will come to an end, and quite possibly so will Michael Vick’s five-year stay in Philadelphia. Nick Foles has established himself as the Eagles’ starting quarterback. And Vick, who is not under contract beyond..." January 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Michael Vick could be a stop-gap starter for 2 or 3 teams. Open to returning to #Eagles as backup because he loves Philly, close with Foles

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Michael Vick said that he's 100 percent healthy. Said he isn't disappointed. pic.twitter.com/pvFDw7qH6d

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