The former Texas standout made the announcement via his Twitter feed on Monday morning.
"I want to thank the Bills organization for the opportunity and wish the organization and my teammates good luck this season."— Vince Young (@VinceYoung) August 27, 2012
It’s hard to say this news comes as a surprise, as the writing was on the wall once the Bills traded with the Seattle Seahawks for Tarvaris Jackson.
Considering Tyler Thigpen and V.Y. were battling for that position, there was just room for one on the roster after the deal for Jackson went down.
It’s quite sad that the 2006 Offensive Rookie of the Year’s career has gone so sour since his days with the Tennessee Titans.
In 2011, the Philadelphia Eagles acquired the former No. 3 overall draft pick on a one-year contract. He saw action in six games behind Michael Vick, going 66-of-114 for 866 yards, four touchdowns and nine interceptions. He only ran 18 times for 79 yards.
The last respectable season that Young had was in 2009, when he replaced Kerry Collins after a 0-6 start for the Titans. V.Y. led the team to five straight wins and victories in eight of his 10 starts that season.
However, the QB followed that season up with a tumultuous 2010 and was subsequently released that summer.
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