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Packers release Vince Young

Quarterback Vince Young. Photo: Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Packers release Vince Young

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Aug 31, 2013

The Green Bay Packers have released a quarterback hoped to be the No. 2 starter behind Aaron Rodgers.

According to Vince Young's Twitter account:

GM Ted Thompson brought Young in on a non-guaranteed contract to try out this summer.

He battled Graham Harrell, who was cut, and B.J. Coleman for the spot.

Click here for more reports of Packers cuts throughout the final cutdown day.

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A lifelong sports fanatic whose grandfather appeared on a weekly show in the early years of 620WTMJ, Jay was well-groomed for a career with Journal Broadcast Group and WTMJ.