Have you heard? He’s negotiating with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, who recently slapped the former NFL quarterback on their negotiation list. That gives the CFL team exclusive negotiating rights with Young, a former university phenom who turns 34 in May, hasn’t played football since 2011 and retired in 2014 with a bad interception-to-touchdown ratio (51-to-46) after being cut by the Cleveland Browns.
Can Young still play?
Could he adapt quickly to the Canadian game?
Do he and his new super-agent, Leigh Steinberg, understand he won’t be making more than $300,000 Canadian dollars per year?
It’s a titillating story and it’s getting suitable play in mainstream and social media.
But it makes no sense for a team that’s looking for a quarterback for the future.