Mike McCarthy might find it impossible to pass on Vince Young's talent when it comes time for the Green Bay Packers coach to pick his No. 2 quarterback even given Young's limited knowledge of the offense.
Working from a limited play list against the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night Young took a big step toward beating out Graham Harrell for the No. 2 quarterback job in the Packers'17-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field.
Whatever his shortcomings as a pure passer the 30-year old Young demonstrated the athleticism that can turn a bad play into a good one and probably made himself the front-runner to back up Aaron Rodgers. In his two series Young ran for 39 yards and put up a touchdown and 130.7 passer rating.
"The dimension of running that's something we really wanted to see (from Young)" McCarthy said after the game. "I think you're just seeing Vince getting more and more comfortable with what we're asking of him particularly for as much as man-to-man (defense) as we ...