Vince Young, Green Bay Packers Strike 1-Year Contract

Source: Dan Hanzus /’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Young signed a one-year contract with the Packersfollowing a successful workout with the team. ESPN’s Ed Werder was the first to report of the imminent signing.

Rapoport reported that the Packers have a quarterback meeting Monday night and Young plans to attend.

The signal-caller makes his NFL return after a one-year hiatus. He was cut by the Buffalo Bills last summer after he somehow managed to lose the backup quarterback job to Tyler Thigpen. Young has had additional stops with thePhiladelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans.

Young’s arrival can help the Packers in both the short and long term. Green Bay opens the season with games against the San Francisco 49ers andWashington Redskins, two teams with mobile quarterbacks who Young can emulate in practice.

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