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NFL: Vince Young released by Browns

QB Vince Young was dropped by the Cleveland Browns 11 days after signing with them.
QB Vince Young was dropped by the Cleveland Browns 11 days after signing with them. JAMIE SQUIRER / Getty Images

The Browns released veteran quarterback Vince Young a few days after drafting Johnny Manziel.

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam announced the move with Young on Monday during a speech at a Pro Football Hall of Fame luncheon.

The team signed Young and quarterback Tyler Thigpen on May 1. Young was thrilled to be getting a chance to revive his career, but will now have to try to do it elsewhere.

Young hasn't played in an NFL regular-season NFL game since 2011, when he started three games for the Eagles.

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