Michael Vick did the hard time, and now is swimming in success after once thought as done. Vick has earned AP Comeback Player of the Year honor. Most thought upon his return that playing quarterback at the game’s highest level would not be possible, but yet he led the Philadelphia Eagles to an NFC East title and playoff berth.
Michael Vick took a most unusual path to The Associated Press 2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award he received Saturday night.
In the 12-year history of the honor, no player has returned from jail to earn it.
“The most fun I’ve ever had playing football,” Vick said. “The guys. The organization I play for now. Coaches. Players. Just the way I live my life now. It’s just been great.