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NFL Free Agency 2012: Vince Young Signs With Buffalo Bills

Ex-Longhorn Vince Young signs a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills.

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 01:  Quarterback Vince Young #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles eludes a tackle by Chris Clemons #91 of the Seattle Seahawks on December 1, 2011 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
SEATTLE - DECEMBER 01: Quarterback Vince Young #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles eludes a tackle by Chris Clemons #91 of the Seattle Seahawks on December 1, 2011 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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Former Texas Longhorns standout Vince Young is now a member of the Buffalo Bills after signing a one-year deal that could be worth up to $3 million, as Adam Schefter of ESPN has reported.

Young's base salary will be $2 million, but he could earn up to another $1 million in playing time bonus. The move is particularly interesting because the Bills, a franchise that has danced around in futility for a while now, has two of the top three picks of the 2006 NFL Draft, the one in which the Houston Texans passed on the hometown product young, for the more imposing Williams.

Young went 1-2 as a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles last season, but was primarily the backup quarterback for the often injured Michael Vick.

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