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Speaking of bringing in a quarterback who doesn't know the system, we have Vince Young.
Now before you take to the comment section and tell me that I'm an idiot, hear me out please.
I'm not saying bring in Vince Young to compete for the starting job (at least not yet) and I'm not saying we should get into a bidding war for him.
What I'm saying is that if he's cheap (like league minimum cheap) why not bring him in?
Sure you could point to his lack of mental toughness and clashes with Jeff Fisher, but I don't think that should disqualify Vince Young, after all that isn't much different from many players around the league.
What Vince Young needs is a fresh start in a new city (you can put a check mark next to D.C. if you like).
He also needs a strong, offensive minded head coach (check again).
Vince Young and Jeff Fisher failed together (and they did it together) because as a defensive minded coach there was nothing for Vince Young to buy into. Bring Vince to D.C. show him the trophy case (yes I know the last one we won is now 20 years old) and show him Shanahan's rings and there is a good chance he might buy in.
Make him a project quarterback and if he works out the Skins have a mobile quarterback with a big arm (cough, John Elway, cough) and if he doesn't well we got him cheap, cut him loose and no harm no foul.
It's low risk will a lot of upside. Think of it as if you're betting on a 30-1 shoot at the track. You put down a little and if it wins you win big, if it looses you're out a couple of bucks.
And as far as being a locker room cancer, outside of the end of last season there were never any complaints from players about Young's locker room presence (even when he was benched the first time).
And besides that, he's the third string quarterback, no one is going to listen to his grumbling, if there is any grumbling at all.