Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick threw for 547 yards and eight touchdowns in Tuesday’s American Flag Football League Launch Game in San Jose, Calif.
Along with former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson, Vick led Team Vick to a 64-41 win over Terrell Owens and Team Owens.
After racking up nine receptions for 210 yards and four touchdowns for Team Vick during Tuesday’s game, fullback Evan Rodriguez was named the Launch Game MVP.
Rodriguez, 28, played tight end for the Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2012-14.
“Tonight’s game was a massive success and displayed how exhilarating and competitive flag football can be when played by the best athletes in the world,” AFFL founder Jeff Lewis said. “Every player was very dedicated to this brand of football out on the Avaya Stadium field. They had that competitive spirit it takes to be a pro athlete – Michael and Evan’s performances were outstanding.”
The AFFL announced it will hold its first official season in 2018.
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