It's now publicly known that Vince Young wants his job back as starting QB of the Tennessee Titans. Thanks for telling us, Capt. Obvious. It didn't take a referral to your psychiatrist to figure that one out. But he's not the only one wanting the job: Kerry Collins made it known to the Titans that he wouldn't re-sign with the team unless he was assured of being the starter again next year. He's now signed up with Tennessee again, so I guess we have our answer there. (Of course I'm sure Chris Simms would've loved a fair shake at the job too).
Don't get me wrong, Vince is an amazing talent. He single-handedly took the Titans to brink of the playoffs in his rookie season and into the playoffs in his second. But the guy has a documented attitude problem. He thinks he can do what he wants (first paragraph), he pouts, and he's not the sharpest knife in the drawer (he scored a 16 on the Wonderlic test). The guy has succeeded at all levels of football and thinks the NFL and the Titans (even the University of Texas) owe him something for it.
From what I've seen, there's no way Young should be starting with his current attitude. At least not yet. He may turn out to be a championship-winning QB for the Titans (or someone else), and kudos to him if he does. But winning the Super Bowl takes a team effort from a team that has complete faith in each other, especially in their team leaders, like the QB. Vince won't be that guy on that team until he stops acting like a child. I think another couple years or two behind an ultimately successful QB with his own list of past problems (Kerry Collins) can only do him good.
Hopefully Young will come out of his time on the bench as a more humble athlete ready to do whatever it takes (not whatever he wants) to win.