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Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

Posted on: March 8, 2011 1:45 pm
Edited on: March 8, 2011 2:10 pm
Posted by Will Brinson

Things they are a'changin' in Nashville. There's a new head coach (Mike Munchak is in after the ousting of Jeff Fisher), a new coaching staff (Munchak's filling out his guys obviously) and, at some point, a new quarterback coming to town.

Unless Vince Young stays, which seems quite improbable. Well, to everyone except Vince Young anyway.

"I would love to stay in Nashville. I would love to stay in Tennessee," Young told Chaney Entertainment per Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. "If it doesn't happen, wherever God blesses me to be at I'll give 100 percent."

It's probably not going to happen. I think. But this is Bud Adams we're talking about, and he's got a coach running his team that doesn't necessarily have the pull that Fisher had while in charge.

Which means if you see Vince buttering up Munchak, there's always a chance hanging out there that he could end up returning. So, um, uh-oh.

"I'm a big fan of Munchak," Young said. "I always call him Big Hall of Famer in the hallways and things like that. I have a lot of respect for him and he has a lot of respect for me so it's great. He deserves it ... like coach Fisher said ... he’s definitely the guy for the job."

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The only problems is Munchak has to be wondering whether Young's the guy for the other job. Based on the way things have gone for Young in Tennessee, it's almost impossible to think he believes that. However, it's generally believed that Adams still envisions Young as the guy who won a Rose Bowl, and not the mediocre NFL quarterback he's been for his career.

Then again, it's also worth noting that if the Titans want to trade Young (and he wants to be seen as tradeable and/or signable), he also has to say the right things publicly right now.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 2:38 am

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

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Since: Mar 9, 2011
Posted on: March 9, 2011 2:01 pm

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'


Since: Jan 9, 2008
Posted on: March 9, 2011 1:33 am

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

Vince went to the Pro Bowl his first season in the NFL.

Since: Nov 28, 2008
Posted on: March 9, 2011 12:28 am

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

Palmer was never anything and never was going to turn into anything... I said to everyone the day he was drafted......... Carson and Vince hmmmm they would make the perfect backups anywhere

Since: Mar 8, 2011
Posted on: March 8, 2011 7:30 pm

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

You must be from Houston or not know anything about football period, cause if you did you would now that Matt has not been injured in 2 seasons and lead in offense 2 years ago and top 5 this past  year and went to the Pro Bowl. Your boy VY on the other hand has been hurt both seasons, and has not been to the Pro Bowl. So yall can keep his butt up there we dont want him in Houston.

Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: March 8, 2011 6:43 pm

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

He should just go to Houston.  Just accept a backup role and say he wants to learn from Schaub and just work really hard.  If he does that, he'll get his shot sooner rather than later because Schaub usually gets injured or chokes away games.

Since: Aug 16, 2009
Posted on: March 8, 2011 5:32 pm

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

   People sometimes forget that an NFL QB has to decipher and understand hidden schemes, find the mismatch, and deliver the ball accurately to the right receiver - all in the face of the ferocious pass rush.
   VY wants it to be the simple game again, like college was. He doesn't have the football smarts to be a successful NFL QB.

Since: Aug 25, 2009
Posted on: March 8, 2011 4:47 pm

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

Sure he can stay in Nashville.

There must be a McDonalds or a KFC hiring.

Come on guys.   This head case took the Wonderlic twice and even if you added the scores, he's still officialy mentally challenged.

Since: Jul 24, 2009
Posted on: March 8, 2011 4:07 pm

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

   Yeah, CJ, Britt and Griffin are the ONLY Titans that back him - well maybe Scaife too. Two of these guys came from Texas like VY did.
Elite??? No No NO, not elite. VY didn't "win" those games, he QB'd a team that won athose games. Like Collins did, remember??? Collins was at the helm when the Titans had that long undeafeted run a couple of years ago.
   VY lacks real confidance, and whenever his QB play is in question or criticized, he gets defensive. In college and high school, the doors were open to him. It was a simple game, a simple game plan. However when he came to the pros, he again had success for the first year -untill NFL DCs began to figure him out. The schemes and disguises were too much for Young to understand. Then came more defensiveness, more toxic behavior that began to show that he blamed the OC, or Fisher, or the fans. He went away and pouted, and when Fisher did not pamper him, he became enveloped in resentment and self pity. He never was one for study because he didn't understand what he was studying. He was never for the team - only for himself - though he gave lip service and appeared to say the right things. " I'm the leader of this team, I'm gonna be the first black QB to win the Super Bowl" "I'm an elite QB"...blah blah blah
   So, I think he will not succeed in the NFL. He lacks confidence because he knows he struggles with the mental understanding of the NFL game. He's a pouter, a quitter, and feels an entitlement in his self pity. His legs will carry him some, but teams need only disguise the defenses to confuse and frustrate him. 
   Good luck Vince Young......and good riddence.

Since: Aug 27, 2006
Posted on: March 8, 2011 3:23 pm

Vince Young: 'I would love to stay in Nashville'

I think if you look at his production and the team's success with and without him, it's hard to argue he is not elite.

Don't confused polarizing or troubled with talented. Whatever your opinion of Young is, that team is much better with him than without him, he has a tremendous arm, the support of his teammates (CJ, Britt & Griffin are all on record as such), and made the most of the very limited opportunities to throw the ball last year to be a top 10 rated passer at the time he was injured. 

To compare him to a perennial loser like Palmer (and I rooted for the Bengals last season) is ridiculous. 

The Titans won't get value for him and its a dumb idea to go full rebuild. By the time a drafted QB is ready to play, CJ and all their skill position guys except Britt will be over the hill. Munchak would be well advised to bury the hatchet with Young for at least another year, draft a QB and see what happens next season.  

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