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Vince Young

Vince Young - #10 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 232 lbs.
Birthday 05/18/1983
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Texas
Years played 7
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 3rd pick by Titans

Ex-adviser: Young needed loan for $300,000 party

Posted Feb. 12, 2013 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The former financial adviser for Vince Young said that he arranged a high-interest, seven-figure loan for Young during the 2011 lockout.

QB Vince Young out of the game and out of money

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Vince Young finds himself without a team and with just a fraction of the money he received from a contract that guaranteed him $26 million.

Young released by Bills

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Shortly after Vince Young indicated on Twitter Monday that he had been released by the Bills, the team confirmed the news.

Report: Jackson restructures contract to complete Bills trade

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
According to NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi, QB Tarvaris Jackson agreed to restructure his contract to complete a trade to Buffalo.

Bills QB Young seeks protection from loan company

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
Vince Young filed a request seeking a protective court order to stop a company from collecting nearly $1.7 million on a loan.

Report: Young sues former agent, adviser

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 8:57 a.m. ET
Bills QB Vince Young has sued his former agent and financial advisor alleging fraud and other misconduct, The Houston Chronicle reported. 

Florence will play big role in Broncos' 'D'

Posted May 13, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Denver is counting on new CB Drayton Florence to play a big role in its defense, according to AFC Whispers.

Fantasy spin: Young signs with Bills

Posted May 12, 2012 @ 3:07 a.m. ET
Vince Young signed with the Bills and will compete for the No. 2 QB position, but what will happen if starter Ryan Fitzpatrick falters?

Bills sign QB Young

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
The Bills signed QB Vince Young to a one-year deal on Friday. He worked out for the team last week.

Eagles sign Edwards as backup QB

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed free-agent QB Trent Edwards as a backup to Michael Vick.

Cowboys covet free-agent-to-be Nicks

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have their eyes on Saints OG Carl Nicks, who's about to become a free agent, to upgrade their offensive line, according to our NFC Whispers.

Don't count out quarterback on Eagles' list

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
The Eagles almost assuredly will not be drafting a linebacker in Round One. Could they take a quarterback instead?

Vick, Maclin out for Thursday night's game

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick and WR Jeremy Maclin have been ruled out of Thursday night's game with the Seahawks, the team announced Wednesday.

Source: Eagles will turn to Young if Vick is out

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The status of Michael Vick is unknown for the Sunday-night game against the Giants, but if he cannot play the Eagles will turn to Vince Young.

Vince Young sued for assault at Dallas strip club

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Vince Young is being sued by a Dallas strip club manager he allegedly punched in the face last year.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 26, 2013
Young picked familiar ground in trying to revive his sinking NFL career. The quarterback used Tuesday's pro timing day workouts at the University of Texas to throw passes for scouts from dozens of teams.||||||| Seven years earlier, Young used the same venue to make his case as the top quarterback in the draft. On Tuesday, he was trying to convince someone that he's worthy of a roster spot. Young has been out of football since he was cut by the Buffalo Bills before last season. He came back to Texas, where's he enrolled in school to finish his degree and has been working out with hopes of getting another shot in the NFL.
Posted Jan. 25, 2013
Young admitted under oath he probably signed at least some of the documents for a $1.9 million loan he claims he shouldn't have to repay. "All I know is I probably could have signed some of them, and I feel like some of them are fishy," he testified in a videotaped deposition last month.||||||| Young, who has been out of football since he was cut by the Buffalo Bills before the start of the 2012 season, is fighting a $1.7 million judgment against him obtained by New York-based Pro Player Funding LLC last July. The former University of Texas star has said he wasn't involved in seeking the high-interest loan, funded during the NFL lockout in 2011, and never got the proceeds.
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The Buffalo Bills have cut Young.||||||| Young posted comments on his Twitter account indicating his time in Buffalo was over on Monday morning. "Respect Bills fans," Young wrote. "I want to thank the Bills organization for the opportunity and with the organization and my teammates good luck this season."
Posted Aug. 22, 2012
Young is seeking a protective court order to stop a company from collecting nearly $1.7 million on a loan the Buffalo quarterback says he has no knowledge of ever taking out.||||||| In papers filed in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Monday, Young says he has never dealt with the loan company, Pro Player Funding. He adds, he doesn't recall agreeing to or signing documents to take out a $1.877 million loan in May 2011.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
Vince Young has the inside track to win the Buffalo Bills' backup quarterback job. Bills coach Chan Gailey made the announcement Monday after the team returned to practice following a two-day break. He says, Young performed well enough in the first two preseason games to warrant more work with the second-team offense leading into Buffalo's preseason home game against Pittsburgh on Saturday.||||||| Since signing with Buffalo in May, Young has been competing with returning backup Tyler Thigpen for the No. 2 job. The loser is expected to be cut, because the third-string job is going to receiver/wildcat specialist Brad Smith. Young went 8-for-14 for a team-leading 123 yards passing in a 36-14 loss at Minnesota on Friday. Gailey also says rookie Cordy Glenn will be the team's starting left tackle.

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