Vince Young released by Packers

Updated: September 1, 2013, 8:34 AM ET
By Rob Demovsky | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Vince Young will not be the Green Bay Packers' backup quarterback. The former first-round pick, who was signed on Aug. 5, was released on Saturday.

Young confirmed the news on his Twitter account.

Thanks to the @packers for the opportunity great organization great team wonderful fans good luck this season.

— Vince Young (@VinceYoung) August 31, 2013

It marked the second straight season that Young, the third overall pick of the Tennessee ...

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