The former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback hasn't gotten a lot of attention this offseason, which isn't a total surprise. Vick, who turned 35 in June, had a disappointing stint with the New York Jets last season. Schefter explained why the Steelers are suddenly interested:
"Here's one reason Michael Vick is headed to Pittsburgh: Bruce Gradkowski dislocated his left finger and is having surgery today, per source."
With Gradkowski expected to miss some time, Vick could be the backup to Steelers franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Pittsburgh also has 2013 draft pick Landry Jones under contract.
Vick last played for the Eagles in 2013. The veteran beat out Nick Foles in a quarterback competition and started the first five games of Philadelphia's 2013 season before suffering a hamstring injury. Vick's tenure with the Eagles was up and down but he gave the fans some good memories during the 2010 season.