Although Young's stint with the Packers widely was viewed as his last, best chance to resume his career, general manager Ted Thompson now has provided him with a handy excuse for not making the roster.
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Teams had until 6 p.m. ET on Saturday to reduce their rosters to a maximum of 53 players. Who was cut?
"Frankly, it wasn't fair to Vince," Thompson explained during his Sunday news conference. "We threw a lot at Vince. A lot on his plate. He was a good teammate. The fault is probably mine. Should have brought him in sooner. The fault is mine."
"We should really do this on Tuesday," Thompson said of Sunday's personnel review.
Don't be surprised if Coleman has company behind Rodgers in the next few days.