Vince Young's short-lived return to the NFL - 05/12/14

"Nice knowing you, Vince?"  That's basically what the Cleveland Browns said to Vince Young today.  Just twelve days after signing the former Titans quarterback to a one-year contract, the Browns released him.

While many, if not all, Browns fans were pumped to see their team draft Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft, Young had to be dreading it.  The writing was suddenly on the wall.

According to reports, Young didn't look as good as Tyler Thigpen during their free agent tryout nearly two weeks ago.  Yet both QBs were signed.

With the drafting of Manziel, the QB room in Cleveland suddenly got more crowded.

In essence, the arrival of "Johnny Football" in Cleveland likely signals the end of Vince Young's career in the NFL.

What a waste.

 

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