When he came into the league, Vick was supposed to be a transformative figure. He was going to change how the quarterback position was played. But that just didn’t happen. The best quarterbacks are still the guys who sit in the pocket and can dissect defenses with their arms and minds.
Vick was different and exciting, and no one can deny that he had some good years, including four Pro Bowl appearances. Even if you take away all of his issues off the field, his performance on the field does not qualify him as the legendary or mythical figure he’s sometimes made out to be.