Steelers QB Mike Vick rolls out in front of the Panthers' Mario Addison, right, in the first half of Thursday's preseason loss to Carolina.
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Steelers QB Mike Vick rolls out in front of the Panthers' Mario Addison, right, in the first half of Thursday's preseason loss to Carolina.

Steelers complete dismal preseason with 23-6 loss to Carolina

Mike Vick started at quarterback and completed three of five passes for 24 yards before Landry Jones took over late in the first half.

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