Young's aim: Evolve from thrower to passer
Forget the Madden jinx. Or the sophomore jinx. As good as Vince Young was last year, teammates and coaches say he could be better this year, writes Len Pasquarelli.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- On the day that "Madden NFL 08" was rolled out in a nationwide marketing blitz, the cover subject for the latest incarnation of the wildly popular video game was questioned Tuesday about his skill level.
Replied Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young, with nary a hint of braggadocio: "Come check me out."
Young was talking, of course, about his ability as a gamer. Had the query concerned his prowess as a baller, however, the response from the 2006 offensive rookie ...
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Training camp reports
Jeffri Chadiha, John Clayton, Matt Mosley, Len Pasquarelli and Mike Sando are traveling the country to bring you the latest news and information from all 32 training camps. For more camp coverage, click here.
Thursday, July 26
Pasquarelli: Steelers' camp physical
Saturday, July 28
Clayton: Vikings placing faith in Jackson
Sunday, July 29
Pasquarelli: Saints' Bush eager for Act II
Monday, July 30 Pasquarelli: Bucs' Gruden likes what Garcia offers
Sunday, Aug. 5
Pasquarelli: McGahee at home in Baltimore
Monday, Aug. 6
Mosley: There's a new sheriff in Dallas
Tuesday, Aug. 7
Chadiha: Spikes savors his opportunity in Philly
Thursday, Aug. 9
Clayton: Whisenhunt whipping Cards into shape
Saturday, Aug. 11
Clayton: San Francisco brimming with confidence
Tuesday, Aug. 14
Pasquarelli: Bengals' Johnson a true workhorse
Thursday, Aug. 16
Chadiha: Even-keeled Losman ready to lead Bills
Friday, Aug. 17
Mosley: Texans' Williams sets bar high in Year 2