New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick
Nov 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick (1) is sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams (94) during the first half at Ford Field. Reuters/Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Vick to Pittsburgh Steelers Veteran quarterback Michael Vick has found a new home signing a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers where he will serve as a back-up QB to star signal-caller Ben Roethlisberger. The team made the official announcement on Tuesday although terms of the deal were not revealed.

The 35-year-old Vick played last season with the New York Jets and previously suited up for the Atlanta Falcons from 2001 to 2006 and the Philadelphia Eagles from 2009 to 2013. During his prime, he was known as one of the best dual quarterbacks in the league but is seen more in recent years as one of the positive locker room leaders.

"He's a very experienced guy at what he does at this point in his career," Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "And obviously the mobility is still unique even at 35."

The Steelers signed Vick to replace back-up QB Bruce Gradkowski, who was placed on the Reserve/Injured List on Tuesday. Gradkowski hurt his left hand in the team’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers last Sunday and will need surgery.

In 10 games for the Jets last season, Vick had 604 passing yards on 64 of 121 completions with 3 touchdowns and 2 interceptions plus 153 rushing yards on 26 attempts.

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