QB Young has agreed to a one year, $2m contract with the Buffalo Bills.
Young can earn another $1 million in incentives, sources said. He is expected to join the team Monday. Young worked out for the Bills at the beginning of the month. Despite the signing of Vince Young, Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has nothing to worry about.
Young, in a statement released Friday afternoon, thanked general manager Buddy Nix and coach Chan Gailey.
“I am looking forward to playing with the guys and helping where I am needed,” Young said. “I have always respected the Bills organization and I am looking forward to being a part of the team.”
Young spent last season with the Philadelphia Eagles. He struggled in six games, throwing for 866 yards, four touchdowns, and nine interceptions. Young also had a career low 60.8 passer rating in 2011.
“We think adding Vince to our roster will create more competition for the backup quarterback position,” Nix said in a statement. “He brings with him some unique physical abilities that most are aware of and that will make the competition interesting. It’s all about improving our team.”
Written By – Jack Knighton- AFC East Writer
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