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.

Originally Published: August 15, 2007
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

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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