Former Packers QB Vince Young to Try Out for Browns

Jonathan Daniel

According to a report by Fox Houston, the Browns will work out former Packers quarterback Vince Young.

When the Packers released Vince Young at the conclusion of the 2013 preseason in favor of a quarterback who had never played in their system, it appeared certain that the NFL career of the former Texas Longhorn had reached the end of the line.

What many failed to consider is the desperation of the Cleveland Browns. With no established quarterback on their roster and the draft appearing murky at the position, Cleveland will give Young a tryout during this week's mini camp.

Young hasn't played a regular season snap in the NFL since 2011, but he's competed for jobs each of the last two seasons. In 2012, Young spent training camp and the preseason with the Buffalo Bills. A year later, Young arrived in Green Bay late in the offseason after Graham Harrell and B.J. Coleman each failed to secure the job of Aaron Rodgers' backup.

Young was offered a cushy ambassador position at Texas by new coaching regime earlier this April, so a successful workout likely pushes off those plans for another few months. However, while the Browns currently possess few viable options at quarterback, the team expects to acquire one or more in the upcoming draft. With the rookie(s) and Brian Hoyer on the roster, Young may still find himself on the outside looking in should he pass his audition.

Jason Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Hook'em Headlines. His work has previously appeared on Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.

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