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Michael Vick rumored to retire after not being picked up in 2016

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Posted at 4:55 PM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-31 04:01:44-05
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: Former Atlanta Falcons player Michael Vick walks on the field prior to the game against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome on January 1, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Michael Vick in the Georgia Dome during it’s final regular season game. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Michael Vick’s time in the NFL may be over. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Vick said “I think this is it.” Vick last played in 2015 for the Pittsburgh Steelers, playing in five games. Prior to the Steelers, Vick had a short stint with the New York Jets in 2014.

A Newport News native, Vick went on to play at Virginia Tech, leaving for the NFL in his sophomore year in 2001.

During his NFL career, Vick has played for the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Among his notable feats, Vick is a 4-time Pro Bowl player, and the 2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year.

Stay with News 3 as more details on Vick’s decision are released.