Ex-NFL quarterback Vince Young waived by CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders
Vince Young’s comeback has hit a major hurdle after the former NFL quarterback was waived by CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Young had torn his hamstring earlier this month and had missed out on the Roughriders’ preseason game against Winnipeg
Leigh Steinberg, Young’s agent, announced the release on Twitter.
— Leigh Steinberg (@leighsteinberg) June 17, 2017
Young was expected to miss four to six weeks with the injury. The Roughriders open their season June 22.
Young, 34, signed a two-year contract with a second-year option with the Roughriders in March.
He was drafted as the third overall pick of the NFL draft in 2006 by the Tennessee Titans, winning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year that season.