PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with free agent quarterback Michael Vick on Tuesday with an eye toward giving the former Pro Bowler a look as a backup behind Ben Roethlisberger.
The Steelers are in serious need of depth with second-stringer Bruce Gradkowski dealing with an injured finger on his left hand and No. 3 Landry Jones still getting up to speed in his third season.
The 35-year-old Vick spent 2014 with the New York Jets, throwing for two touchdowns against the Steelers in an upset win on Nov. 9.
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Roethlisberger said Vick would be welcomed in the locker room with open arms and that Vick's past legal issues would not be a problem.
Also on Tuesday, the Steelers signed center Doug Legursky and put wide receiver David Nelson on injured reserve.
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