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Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

Posted on: July 29, 2011 9:51 am
Edited on: July 29, 2011 10:13 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Vince Young was released by the Titans on Thursday, prompting much Twitter screaming from us. What? We were excited. (And we forgot to wash our hands after lunch so our Caps Lock key was stuck.)

So was Andy Reid apparently, because according to a report Friday from Albert Breer of the NFL Network, he didn't take long to reportedly sign Young to a one-year deal with Philly.

The likelihood of Young signing with the Eagles was first reported Thursday by CBSSports.com's own Clark Judge.

The Eagles have yet to confirm that they've signed Young, but according to our Eagles Rapid Reporter Kevin Noonan, starting quarterback Michael Vick has.

"I'm looking forward to having him in here and I'm looking forward to working with him," Vick said.

But there was some confusion as to whether or not Young would have to clear waivers, but the NFL cleared the situation up on Friday, pointing out that players with four or more years of service like Young and former Cowboys wideout Roy Williams did not need to clear waivers before negotiating with teams.

Young -- and anyone else -- still can't sign until 6:00 p.m. ET on Friday, but it now appears that he's free to negotiate a deal as the Eagles backup.

Not that it really would have mattered -- no one was going to claim Young and burn more than $4 million in roster bonus money for someone that really only appears to be coveted as a backup by one or two teams.

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Comments

Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 2:56 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

The good news is that when Vick goes down (and he will go down at some point during the 2011 season) the Eagles will have another scrambling quarterback to go along with their pathetic offensive line.  The bad news is I expect Young to be a cancer to his team. 



Since: Sep 5, 2008
Posted on: July 29, 2011 2:50 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

Good luck (not really), your one good game in college got you to TN, the "pressure" from the fans when you couldn't produce got you to quit on your team and eventually cut from the team.  Now you wind up in Philly behind a QB that has only played 16 games in a season ONCE in his CAREER.  I bring that up because when Vick gets hurt (and he will)and you go in, and you fail (and you will) you'll scramble like eggs before they hit the pan.  You thought the fans in TN were tough, the Philly fans will boo you if the team WINS but you play bad.  again good luck (not realy).



Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 2:21 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  SE YA BIRDS, I GOING TO PITTSBURGH.. 



Since: Jul 21, 2008
Posted on: July 29, 2011 1:54 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

If Vick does get banged up and VY does get to play ....

He had better play some damn good football. The sports fans in Philly ... let's just say that they are a PASSIONATE crowd. If the fans in Tennessee booing hurt VY's feelers, the fans in Philly will eat him alive!



Since: Feb 26, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 1:48 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

skel - maybe you didn't see this VY move coming BUT about 1/2 of Philly did - this has been discussed in Philly since before the lockout began - as soon as the possibility of Kolb being traded started , this topic started debate on all Philly TV & radio sportsshows



Since: Jan 1, 2008
Posted on: July 29, 2011 1:39 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

Watch Any and Marty work wonder's with Young...just as they did with Feeley, McNabb, Kold and Vick. A great backup that has proven he can win games (albeit with a solid running attack) in the NFL.



Since: Mar 4, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 1:25 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

Pats vs. Eagles championship game with vick coming off an injury to take the team to the promise land last 5 regular season games. I can see it now as i look in my glass football!


Delusional. Vince Young is a huge downgrade.  



Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: July 29, 2011 1:17 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

I want "Young" on my team, but it is such a crapshoot - what if he starts to feel bad and shuts down?  This is a tough call...



Since: Nov 8, 2009
Posted on: July 29, 2011 12:49 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

So Smart!!!! Vick will get banged up, and they now have the poor mans vick(Young) to step in and still run the type of offence that philly runs. Young style is so close to vicks, if vick goes down the drop off isnt that bad compared to the kolb style of play when he backs up vick. Young will start 3-5 games due to vick getting banged up and will win all 3 or 3 of 5. Kolb won 1 of 4 or 5 i forget. which lost them home field all playoffs last season. Pats vs. Eagles championship game with vick coming off an injury to take the team to the promise land last 5 regular season games. I can see it now as i look in my glass football! LOL

 




Since: Aug 21, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 12:42 pm
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

Somone on here saying vick has  a "checkered past" haha . He's an ex CON. What  an idiot. The eagles SUCK.


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