Michael Vick really likes burgundy and gold.  (Wesley Hitt / Getty Images)

It’s uncertain what the future holds for Michael Vick with the New York Jets when his one-year contract expires after the season.

He was benched in favor of Geno Smith after starting three games and the front office might use a top-10 draft pick on a quarterback. But Vick, 34, believes he can still be a starter anywhere, with one team in particular occupying a soft spot in his heart: the Washington Redskins.

“That’s home,” Vick, who is from the Tidewater area of Virginia, told reporters, with Newsday’s Kimberley A. Martin saying that he was “beaming like a child” as he spoke. “That’s home for me. Don’t get me excited. Don’t get me excited.”

Too late, it seems. The possibility of a reunion with wide receiver DeSean Jackson, a former teammate in Philadelphia, is especially intriguing and he admitted that he spoke with Jackson about coming to the Jets last spring.

“Being honest, yeah, we talked about it once I signed,” Vick said, “and of course, DeSean is my little brother. I’m not saying he wanted to follow me, but he also knows what type of player I am and I know how to get him the ball.

“I know his speed, I know his acceleration path, I know when he’s coming out of his breaks. There’s nobody that knows DeSean Jackson better than me. I think he knows that, and we were just trying to position ourselves to be together again, but it didn’t work out.”

And if it doesn’t work out for Vick in Washington, he is confident that he can play somewhere else.

“I’m open to playing for anybody that wants to win,” Vick said. “But obviously, going back home, I mean, that’ll be a dream come true. But I would hate to get my hopes up for something that wouldn’t happen. So I can’t even think about it right now.”