Vince Young To Attempt NFL Comeback?

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young has hired veteran agent Leigh Steinberg, who earlier today tweeted that Young has a “dream of playing more football.”Vince Young (Vertical)

As Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk notes, the word “dream” seems to be the operative word in Steinberg’s tweet, especially given that Young hasn’t attempted an NFL pass since the 2011 season. That’s not meant to sound callous, but instead represents just how difficult it will be for the now 33-year-old Young to return to the NFL

Young, a former third overall selection, signed with the Eagles in 2011 after five seasons in Tennessee, and managed to complete 63 passes for Philadelphia during his one season with the club. Over the next three years, Young had short-lived offseason stints on the Bills, Packers, and Browns rosters, but never made it to the regular season with any team.

After formally announcing his retirement nearly three years ago, Young attempted to attend the NFL’s veteran combine in 2015, but was rejected. Earlier this year, the nascent Spring League invited Young and other former NFL players to join its emerging ranks, as Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported at the time.

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9 comments on “Vince Young To Attempt NFL Comeback?

  1. Random Thoughts...

    “Young hasn’t attempted an NFL pass since the 2011 season.”

    “signed with the Eagles in 2012…and managed to complete 63 passes for Philadelphia during his one season with the club.”

    Hasn’t attempted an NFL pass since 2011 but completed 63 for Philly in 2012, interesting!?!?!

  2. Beantown

    U read it wrong cuz it said he attempted 63 passes in 2011 with the eagles

  3. Armaday

    It says “signed with the Eagles in 2011.”
    Put your reading glasses on Random!

    • Random Thoughts...

      Correct aamatho18 the article was mistyped, originally it stated that VY signed with Eagles in 2012…

  4. Polish Hammer

    This stiff is just like us readers, we all have that dream and just like us we’ll never get another shot in the NFL. If he truly had that dream he’d have worked his way into shape and been playing in Canada the past few years proving himself.

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