Michael Vick Released from Custody
Michael Vick is free to do as he pleases, albeit with three years of probation.
Having completed his 23-month sentence - the first 21 in a federal penitentiary on charges related to dogfighting - the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback was released from home confinement Monday.
But he's not free to return to the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell has said that before he'll consider lifting Vick's suspension he wants to meet with him to discuss the situation and try to determine whether he truly is remorseful.
The question is when the two will meet. Most NFL teams open training camp about Aug. 1.
"The review of his status is ongoing," league spokesman Greg Aiello said Monday afternoon, "and we're providing no other details at this time."
Vick's agent, Joel Segal, said Monday that he was not ready to address his client's plans concerning a meeting with the commissioner or to discuss which teams had expressed interest in Vick, who once was among the league's most dynamic talents. No teams have publicly admitted having an interest in signing him.
Vick, 29, was a three-time Pro Bowl pick and the only NFL quarterback to rush for at least 1,000 yards in a season.