The New York Jets have released Mark Sanchez and have signed controversial veteran Mike Vick.

Vick, known for his duel threat skill set, spent the last five years in Philadephia. The former Pro Bowler has battled injuries throughout his entire eleven year career, playing a full 16 games only once, back in 2006.

Vick also spent two years, from 2007-2008 out of the league as he served a prison term for his involvement in a brutal dog fighting ring.

The deal is reportedly worth one year and $5 million.

As for Sanchez, he was the fifth overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft, and helped the Jets reach the AFC Championship game in each of his first two seasons. Sanchez is expected to be signed elsewhere as a back-up option.