O’Leary: Young begins what he knows will be difficult journey

The two-a-day session was near its end and a thick, 25-degree celsius sun was doing its best to crisp skin, wearing heavy on the football players that had been running around under it for the last five hours. Vince Young sat at the sideline near an end zone at Historic Dodgertown, stretching out his six-foot-five frame. Kevin Glenn, Young’s newest and likely soon-to-be...
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Quarterback Vince Young completes first workout with Roughriders

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Vince Young completed his first workout with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Tuesday, with head coach Chris Jones giving the former NFL quarterback a passing grade. "I thought he did a real nice job," Jones said following the club’s first day of mini-camp. "For the first time being on a CFL field, and we threw a lot at him … I thought Vince had a...
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Vince Young releases hype video ahead of CFL debut

Vince Young has not played competitive football in three years or appeared in an NFL regular season game since 2011, but the 34-year-old is clearly expecting big things from himself in the Canadian Football League.Why else would his new hype video have the tagline “Legends Never Die?” Check it out: If ever anyone was in need of a good redemption story, it’s Young. The former...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young ‘so excited’ after signing with CFL team

Vince Young is set to continue his football playing career north of the border, and the former Texas Longhorns star is ecstatic about it.Young, who has agreed to a one-year contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders that includes a team option for a second season, told Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle that he is thrilled to be able to get back to playing.“I still definitely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Vince Young Reportedly Agrees To Join CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders

Vince Young’s journey back to the NFL reportedly will go through Canada. According to TSN’s Gary Lawless, the former NFL Rookie of the Year will try to revive his career in the Canadian Football League with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Tennessee Titans selected Young with the No. 3 pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. He was named to two Pro Bowls during his five seasons with the...
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Young expected to sign with CFL’s Roughriders

Former Tennessee Titans quarterback and "Madden ’08" coverboy Vince Young is headed to Saskatchewan. TSN’s Gary Lawless reports that Young’s agent is finalizing a deal with the CFL’s Saskatchewn Roughriders for the 33-year-old. Young last played in an NFL season with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2011, which he dubbed a Dream Team after the Eagles signed Nnamdi Asomugha in...
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March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Time to modernize the NFL Scouting Combine

If you hadn't heard, it's time for the NFL Scouting Combine, sponsored by the fond memories from Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas. Oh. Okay, Joe. Turns out that you're not wrong there.The Underwear Olympics, as they are derisively called at times, have gone on in varied forms for forty years. The relevance of some combine drills has been debated almost as long as the...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Vince Young attempting to trademark ‘Make Vince Great Again’

Vince Young’s recent announcement he was attempting a comeback not surprisingly was met with some confusion. The fact alone the former quarterback last played a snap in the NFL in 2011 — not to mention he’s nearing 34 years of age — makes the development a curious one.Regardless how things play out with Young’s arguably ill-fated comeback attempt, it appears he’s at least...
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February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Vince Young could face suspension if he makes NFL comeback

Vince Young signed with an agent this week and wants to continue his professional football career, but it seems unlikely that an NFL team would sign him. And even if one did, Young could be facing disciplinary action from the league.Young was arrested a little over a year ago for driving while intoxicated. He pleaded no contest to the charges last month and was sentenced to 18 months...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Vince Young signs with agent, still interested in playing football

Vince Young has signed with an agent as he still has an interest in continuing his playing career.Superagent Leigh Steinberg tweeted on Wednesday afternoon that he has signed VY as a new client: It’s unclear in what league(s) Young could play, but an NFL comeback seems highly unlikely.Young is 33 and has not thrown a pass in the NFL since 2011. He was signed by teams for training...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

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