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Anyone who has read any of my writing over the years knows that I was never a believer in Vince Young at the next level. Sure, he was an amazing talent in college, but I just never saw his game translating to the NFL. After being cut from his third NFL team, I think I can safely continue to call him a bust without receiving the same “knee-jerk” accusations I’ve gotten the past five years or so.
First off, I could see if Buffalo had cut him for a decent backup that no one expected to be on the market, but Tarvaris Jackson was so bad last year that I scratched my head as to why he was still in the league. To be cut in favor of giving up an asset for Jackson? That one has to hurt. But even before that, there were plenty of signs that the guy just didn’t have the maturity or the overall skills to be a starting quarterback in this league.
If you look at his tumultuous departure from the Tennessee Titans as an example, I’m shocked any other team out there gave him a chance. A Ryan leaf-l...
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Quarterback Vince Young went on Twitter and thanked the Buffalo Bills organization for his short time there, looks like he’s been cut and rightfully so. He’s been looking really bad this preseason.
“I want to thank the Bills organization for the opportunity and wish the organization and my teammates good luck this season”.
— Vince Young (@VinceYoung) August 27, 2012
(August 16, 2012 – Source: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images North America)
It took a little longer for the trade to acquire Tarvaris Jackson to be complete, but now that it’s official, the Bills made a move many expected – they released Vince Young.
Young first tweeted the news himself:
“I want to thank the Bills organization for the opportunity and wish the organization and my...
After acquiring Tavaris Jackson on Sunday, the Buffalo Bills decided to release Vince Young.
Young was signed by the Bills in the offseason after backing up Michael Vick with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2011. He had the edge to win the No. 2 job until his recent struggle in a 38-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday. Young threw two interceptions, one coming on his first pass...
With the first round of roster cuts looming for all NFL teams later this afternoon, the Buffalo Bills appear to be adding a player to their roster. Several outlets are reporting this evening that the Bills will acquire Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson. Does this move spell the end of Vince Young in Buffalo? The Bills currently have three quarterbacks on their roster as Young...
Vince Young time’s up with the Buffalo Bills. The QB announced this morning on Twitter that he had been cut – ironically with a tweet that sounds eerily similar to Terrell Owens tweet from Sunday. “I want to thank the Bills organization for the opportunity and wish the organization and my teammates good luck this [...]
ESPN’s Adam Schefter doesn’t believe it’s going to be easy for quarterback Vince Young to get another gig in the NFL after being released by the Bills today.
“Not very good. … It’s gonna be difficult for him to find work,” said Schefter via Evan Silva.
Young has rapidly regressed as an NFL quarterback and I really believe there’s a good chance that his career is...
The Seahawks found themselves with a cluster of quarterbacks entering the final week of preseason, and decided to free up some space by trading Tarvaris Jackson to the Bills.
The Bills will give Jackson a shot to back up Ryan Fitzpatrick after finding Vince Young’s play unsatisfactory. Jackson had $4 million left on his contract, but was able to restructure the deal with the...
Vince Young (QB)--released by Buffalo.
Young was the most high profile veteran released on Monday as clubs began roster cuts. The Bills released Young after they picked up QB Tavaris Jackson who was released by Seattle.
Mike Wallace (WR)--expected to report to camp on Tuesday.
Late reports Monday indicate Wallace will finally report to Steelers training camp on Tuesday and...
Every season, NFL coaches and management staffs are tasked with cutting a set number of players at certain deadlines. Take a look of several household names who got the pink slip this season and are currently looking for work.Buffalo QB Vince Young: Young's release doesn't come as a surprise when you consider the acquisition of Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Tavaris Jackson...
After trading an undisclosed draft pick to the Seattle Seahawks this weekend for Tarvaris Jackson, the Buffalo Bills decided to cut former first round pick Vince Young. Young’s disappointing pre-season allowed the Bills to cut him from the roster. While the team initially thought Young would be their back up quarterback, it looks as though Jackson will now be the number two...
SEATTLE-After a phenomenal preseason run, the Seahawks have stepped up and named Russell Wilson as their starting quarterback for the immediate future.
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