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Report: Eagles Agree With QB Young

Posted Jul 28, 2011

When discussing the acquisition of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Wednesday afternoon, Eagles general manager Howie Roseman hinted that the team was far from done adding to the roster. After midnight, it appears another chip has fallen ...

According to NFL Network's Albert Breer, the Eagles have agreed to a one-year contract with quarfterback Vince Young, formerly of the Tennessee Titans. Young, the No. 3 pick in the 2006 draft, was reportedly released by the Titans on Thursday.

In five seasons with the Titans, Young completed 57.9 percent of his passes and threw for 42 touchdowns and 42 interceptions while rushing for 1,380 yards. He was also 30-17 during that span.

Young, a two-time Pro Bowler and former Rookie of the Year, likely becomes the frontrunner to be the Eagles' primary backup to Michael Vick, though he will face a crash course in the Eagles' west-coast offense. Earlier on Wednesday, after the Kevin Kolb trade was announced, head coach Andy Reid said that prior knowledge of the west coast offense was not a prerequisite for a potential quarterback signee. Young will jockey for position with second-year man Mike Kafka.

Vick, meanwhile, has a prior relationship with Young.

"That's my man," Vick said Wednesday when asked about the rumored addition of the fellow top-three draft pick.

Young is now slated to be reunited with his 2010 teammate Jason Babin, who also reportedly agreed to terms with the Eagles on Thursday morning.

UPDATE: Adam Schefter of ESPN is cooling the talk of a done deal with Young for the moment.

"Young is still on waivers and can not talk to teams until he clears waivers," Schefter tweeted.

There is no official word from the Eagles either confirming or denying the report.

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