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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: Dec 2, 2008
Posted on: July 29, 2011 10:08 am
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

I can only imagine this means no Brett Lorenzo Favre going to Philly now...  I mean how many headache QB's could one team handle?



Since: Oct 6, 2010
Posted on: July 29, 2011 10:08 am
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

vince young justs needs to mature and play like he did in texas. I dont think its a good place for him at all. If he wants to prove himself go to Oakland or even Detriot with Stafford's injury problems.



Since: Nov 10, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 10:03 am
 

Report: Vince Young takes 1-year deal with Eagles

I just said this a couple of days ago, perfect scenario for him to go to.


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