Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/1/13
While Vince Young's performance in the preseason played a big role in him getting released, general manager Ted Thompson said Sunday there's someone else who also deserves some of the blame. Himself. In the preseason, Young completed only 26 of 49 passes (53.1 percent) with one touchdown, no interceptions and three sacks (71.6 rating) in four preseason appearances. The Packers may enter their regular-season opener at San Francisco next Sunday with unproven B.J. Coleman as the backup to star quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Asked if he was prepared to open the season with the two quarterbacks he has on the roster, Thompson said, ''That's where we are right now, sure.'' Even though Young had piqued Thompson's interest earlier this spring, the Packers didn't sign him until Aug. 6. By then, seven of the eight installations of the Packers' offensive playbook had been completed. Thompson said earlier in camp that he should have signed Young earlier. But on Sunday, Thompson took it a ste...
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