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Raiders Reportedly Lose Interest In QB Vince Young

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Vince Young #10 of the Buffalo Bills makes a pass before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 17, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vince Young #10 of the Buffalo Bills makes a pass before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 17, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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OAKLAND (CBS Sports) – Vince Young’s comeback attempt seemed to be gaining momentum this spring following a pair of strong workouts with the Oakland Raiders and at University of Texas’ Pro Day.

It has hit a snag though, at least temporarily, as the Raiders apparently have lost interest in signing the former Longhorns’ All-American. The decision was reportedly made after Oakland selected former Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson with a fourth-round pick in last week’s NFL Draft, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

Young, who turns 30 in mid-May, has spent this semester in Austin and is on track to graduate from Texas later this month. During Young’s time in Austin, he has impressed Texas co-offensive coordinator Major Applewhite with his improved body control and timing. The two-time Rose Bowl MVP is looking to hone his mechanics in hopes of earning a shot with another team in training camp.

Young, the No. 3 pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, did not play in 2012 after his release from the Buffalo Bills last August.

READ MORE on Youg’s future from CBS Sports…

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