Steelers Training Camp: Tuesday afternoon notebook

 

By Mike Bires LATROBE — If you believe in several media reports, Michael Vick will soon sign with an NFL team. One report says as many as five teams are interested in Vick. There are even some reports suggesting the Steelers may be interested in the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick. On Tuesday, coach Mike Tomlin offered up a classic denial non-denial.

Steelers not interested in Michael Vick

 

Just before noon Friday, someone called the “Stan, Guy and Chris” show” on ESPN 1250 Radio Pittsburgh and claimed to be a cab driver who had just taken Michael Vick to Steelers’ headquarters on the South Side of Pittsburgh. The anonymous caller added fuel to rumors started Monday week after NFL analyst Chris Mortensen said on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” that the Steelers would be a perfect fit for Vick. The cab driver’s phone call prompted reporters at camp to ask several Steelers about the possibility of Vick playing with the Steelers now that he’s served a 23-month prison sentence for his role in an illegal dog-fighting operation. While a few Steelers said they wouldn’t mind seeing Vick in Pittsburgh ­­_ “We’d welcome him with open arms,”