Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/2/13

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 11: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles gestures to fans after a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field on October 11, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Michael Vick is getting older, but that doesn’t man he’s slowing down. Vick is a little over a month away from his 33rd birthday, but on Thursday he proved that there is still got a good deal of youth left in his legs. After plenty of badgering from teammate LeSean McCoy, Vick raced the Pro Bowl running back after the Eagles’ practice on Thursday — and he won. But Vick didn’t just beat McCoy in a 40-yard sprint, he smoked him by five yards, according to Pro Football Talk. McCoy, who ran a 4.5 40-yard dash at the 2009 NFL combine, had apparently been ragging on Vick for weeks, even calling him an “old man” at times. The veteran quarterback had been brushing aside all the noise for a few weeks until he finally decided to show up his much younger — 24-year old — teammate. Eagles punter Anderson Colt recapped the excitement with one very quick and direct tweet about the race. Vick just beat Shady in a 40 yard race. @MikeVick— Colt Anderson (@AndersonColt) May 02, 2013 Vick had a little more fun with the situation on Twitter, doing a little gloating about his win and even using #SpeedKills to emphasize his victory. So today at the field 1 of my teammates called me old & bagged to race me in the 40yd dash. Anybody want to guess which player? #BirdGang— Mike Vick (@MikeVick) May 02, 2013 Beat him by a few yards too lol #SpeedKILLS— Mike Vick (@MikeVick) May 02, 2013 The most impressive piece of this entire situation is less about beating McCoy and may be the fact that at 32, Vick can still run  sub-4.5 40. So much for slowing down with age. Have a question for Luke Hughes? Send it to him via Twitter at @LukeFHughes or send it here.
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Ray Lewis gave Bills pregame pep talk

Report: Marshawn Lynch out a few weeks to recover

Peyton Manning to miss at least two more weeks

Notre Dame DT: Committee 'spit in our faces' with ranking

LaRon Landry suspended indefinitely by NFL

Don’t blame Mike Pettine for benching Johnny Manziel. Blame Johnny.


Danny Ainge: Celtics’ Marcus Smart has shown ‘propensity to get injured’

Ravens claim Jimmy Clausen off waivers, send Joe Flacco to IR

Report: Signs point to Chip Kelly, Eagles parting ways after season

Johnny Bench(ed): Manziel demoted to third string

ACC schools find themselves in major financial trouble


Michigan State lists two starting QBs on depth chart

10 storylines for Week 13 of the college football season

LISTEN: Browns fan cries on radio while ripping Johnny Manziel

Texas A&M QB Kyle Allen says he was injured vs. Alabama

Report: Maple Leafs are no longer the NHL’s most valuable franchise

Ranking the 10 best games of 2015 college football rivalry week

Did a Chipotle employee convince Danny Ainge to trade for Isaiah Thomas?

Bud Black joins Angels organization as special assistant to GM

Ben Simmons, Henry Ellenson excelled in freshman vs. freshman battle

Maximizing the Bucks

Holly Holm asked Beyonce who she was

Florida, Florida State kick off college football rivalry week

Which goalies are pulling ahead for the Vezina Trophy?

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

10 storylines for Week 13 of the college football season

Ranking the 10 best games of 2015 college football rivalry week

Examining the Mavericks' hot start

Johnny Bench(ed): Manziel demoted to third string

Mike Trout, four years in

Tom Brady on ‘Rex Ryan!’ line call: It’s ‘in the playbook’

Five NFL teams trending downward

Not so fast, USC: Eagles Chip Kelly buys Philly-area home

The five best hockey fights from Week 7

Bart Starr doesn’t remember Green Bay Packers career

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker