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Vince Young hires agent, aims to return to football

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by joseephuss, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap30...-young-hires-agent-aims-to-return-to-football

    Vince Young hires agent, aims to return to football

    Vince Young hasn't given up on his dream of playing pro football.

    The former Texas star quarterback and first-round pick of the Titans has hired agent Leigh Steinberg to help him find a new home in the NFL:

    Vince Young has a desire to play more football. He signed on with sports agent Leigh Steinberg! Good luck VY!

    — Butch Alsandor (@ButchAlsandor) February 15, 2017
    Young hasn't taken a regular-season snap since playing with the Philadelphia "Dream Team" Eagles in 2011. At 33, he'll struggle to find suitors, but plenty around the league still remember the level of fascination he created coming out of college:

    Every time I see Vince Young's name I think back to that draft...We had a coach on our staff that compared him to Michael Jordan.
     
  2. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    This is what his 3rd or 4th comeback attempt? If the last 2-3 failed, what makes a 33 year old wackjob have more of a chance that an 27 year old wackjob?
     
  3. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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  4. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    Fisher really did him wrong.
     
  5. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    :facepalm:

    No wait let him go help them rectify this. :igglestrophy:
     
  6. sean10mm

    sean10mm Well-Known Member

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    Not really, they won more with the rotting corpse of Kerry Collins in 2008 than they ever did with Vince Young. The problem was VY was brutally stupid, which is not a correctable condition.
     
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  7. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    Vince had his issues, but from day 1, fisher was against him. Vince was a bud adams pick that fisher felt was forced upon him. Even without the backing and help of fisher, vince still had a very good rookie year and took the titans to the playoffs.
     
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  8. sean10mm

    sean10mm Well-Known Member

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    Jeff Fisher has been massively overrated as a coach for the better part of two decades, but Vince Young was in no sense a viable NFL QB. He was the classic guy who coasted on athletic ability, playing a style that isn't sustainable in the pros.

    If anybody could have rehabilitated him it was Andy Reid, who got Vick to massively improves as a passer in a short period of time, but he went nowhere.
     
  9. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    Did you mean Vince Old?
     
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  10. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    Vince Young?? He must be broke.
     
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  11. negativecreep

    negativecreep Well-Known Member

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    That was my first thought to.
     
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  12. negativecreep

    negativecreep Well-Known Member

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    Nailed it.
     
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  13. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    There's always Canadian football.
     
  14. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    Not always!
     
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  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Vince Young’s agent says there have been “discussions” with CFL team

    Posted by Zac Jackson on February 16, 2017, 8:14 PM EST

    A day after agent Leigh Steinberg announced that Vince Young has “a dream” of playing football again, Steinberg tweeted that he’s been in contact with a Canadian Football League team.

    Steinberg wrote that he has “opened discussions” with the Saskatchewan Roughriders about the possibility of Young playing in Saskatchewan.

    Read more: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...ys-there-have-been-discussions-with-cfl-team/
     

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