11:31 PM - August 31, 2007 by hdaniel1
DarkZero has the scoop.
"The chop comes from Vick facing federal charges stemming from his involvement in dogfighting operations. EA reveal that the player will be removed from the Madden NFL 08 in the next mandatory roster update thus making him an unplayable character during online matches. Vick will be replaced by Joey Harrington."