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Chris Chambers: Vick wants to play three more years

Michael Vick isn't ready to hang up the cleats just yet.

The longtime quarterback is one of a handful of professional athletes working out at "The Chamber," a Florida-based fitness complex owned by former Dolphins receiver Chris Chambers.

"He didn't know if he wanted to play football again," Chambers told The Miami Herald this week. "There was a lot of political stuff with him and Geno Smith with the Jets last year. Last two weeks, he has done phenomenal. There are several teams that want him. He wanted to be on a winning team. He wants to play three years. Eventually, he wants to start again."

The 34-year-old Vick was a shadow of himself in New York last season, completing just 52.9 percent of his throws over three starts. Hired to play the role of a veteran backup, Vick annoyed Jets fans by admitting that he "wasn't prepared" to replace Smith in a 31-0 loss to the Chargers in Week 5.

In December, though, Vick told reporters that he still had a "solid two years" left in the NFL. He's no longer starting material, but we wouldn't be surprised to see a team come calling. When milquetoast arms like Matt Schaub, Christian Ponder and Blaine Gabbert are still employed, Vick has a shot.

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