Vince Young's comeback has hit a major hurdle after the former NFL quarterback was waived by the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Young tore a hamstring earlier this month and had missed out on the Roughriders' preseason game against Winnipeg.
Leigh Steinberg, Young's agent, announced the release Saturday on Twitter.
— Leigh Steinberg (@leighsteinberg) June 17, 2017
Young was expected to miss four to six weeks with the injury. The Roughriders open their season June 22.
Young, 34, signed a two-year contract with a second-year option with the Roughriders in March.
He was drafted No. 3 overall in the 2006 NFL draft by the Tennessee Titans, winning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year that season.