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Reports: Ex-Texas quarterback Vince Young out 4-6 weeks with a torn hamstring

Posted June 12th, 2017


The first stop on Vince Young’s comeback tour will be the injury report.

According to multiple online reports, Saskatchewan Roughriders coach Chris Jones announced on Monday that Young had torn his hamstring. Young was injured during a practice on June 6, and the veteran quarterback is expected to miss between 4-6 weeks.

Young, 34, signed with Saskatchewan in March, and his two-year deal reportedly included no up-front money. The foray into the Canadian Football League was an attempt for the Longhorn legend to resurrect a career that stalled with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2011. In six NFL seasons — two of which earned him an invitation to the Pro Bowl — Young threw for 46 touchdowns and 51 interceptions.

Young is one of five quarterbacks on the Roughriders’ roster. Saskatchewan opens its 2017 season on June 22.

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