NFL News: Michael Vick believes Cam Newton can’t beat him in 40 yards

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Michael Vick is currently a free agent in the NFL. But he can’t keep himself quiet just like his status in the league.

It is worth noting that he still do not have a team despite being ranked first among quarterbacks in career rushing yards.

Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer.com has recently caught up with the former NFL quarterback in an annual HoopTee Celebrity Golf Classic. While Jones is interviewing Vick, a reporter asked whether Cam can beat him in the 40, the player replied, “Cam can’t beat me in the 40.”

He added that Newton’s speed is “decent, good, and fast enough.” Michael has a point in saying this since he ran a 4.33-second 40-yard dash during his time as a pro. Meanwhile, Cam’s number is not that far-off with his time at 4.59 seconds.

Vick recently played for Pittsburgh Steelers last season. He did not quite have a memorable season with the Steelers. This is because he was mostly inactive due to recurring injuries he suffered in the past years. Some started to surmise whether the quarterback’s playing career may be coming to an end because of this.

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However, he refutes those retirement speculations by announcing that he would still play for one more year in the NFL.

The former Steelers quarterback continues to stay hopeful that there is a team that would get his services one day.

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“I’m going to continue to stay optimistic about my 2016 season and try to enjoy it,” Vick said. He is actually contented into going to any of the 32 teams in the NFL. But he stated his desire to still play for a contender.

“If anything, you’ve just got to be willing to make a contribution, and in the NFL, that’s what it’s all about”, Michael added.

The former quarterback in the NFL had some good years while playing for the league. He was named the 2010 NFL comeback player of the year while playing for Philadelphia Eagles. In 2011, Vick led the Eagles to the NFC East Championship in the NFL playoffs.

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