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Titus Young

Titus Young - WR

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 174 lbs.
Birthday 08/21/1989
Birthplace Los Angeles, CA
College Boise State
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 2nd round, 12th pick by Lions

Schwartz won't say if Calvin Johnson broke three fingers

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz would not confirm if WR Calvin Johnson suffered three broken fingers.

Rams place Titus Young on waivers

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Titus Young's stay with the Rams was brief. The wide receiver has been placed on waivers after only a few days in St. Louis.

Rams claim former Lions WR Young

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Rams claimed WR Titus Young off waivers from the Lions on Tuesday, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora first reported.

Lions release WR Young

Posted Feb. 04, 2013 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
The Lions cut WR Titus Young on Monday, the team’s website reported.

Hits keep coming for Lions' WR depth

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
The Lions have used second-round picks on WRs in back-to-back drafts, but could the position again be an offseason need?

Lions place WR Young on I.R.

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Lions placed WR Titus Young on injured reserve and signed S Tyrell Johnson and WR Kris Durham.

Lions lose WR Broyles to torn ACL

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Lions WR Ryan Broyles tore the ACL in his right knee in Sunday’s loss to the Colts and will undergo surgery, head coach Jim Schwartz announced.

Has Lions' Young exhausted club's patience?

Posted Dec. 01, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Lions WR Titus Young returned to practice in Week 13, but whether he can repair his relationship with the club remains to be seen. 

Lions WR Young sent home from facility; inactive for Week 12

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz announced Monday that WR Titus Young will be inactive for the Week 12 game against the Texans.

Week Nine fantasy tips: WRs

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
In Week Nine's fantasy WR tips, Titus Young is coming on strong, Stevie Johnson could make some noise and Eric Decker is on a roll.

Value of Lions' Young, Broyles on the rise

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
A pair of Lions wide receivers are recommended pickups this week, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening in PFW's Fantasy Ticker. 

Burleson breaks leg, out for season

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1 a.m. ET
Lions WR Nate Burleson broke his right leg in the third quarter of Monday night's game in Chicago and will miss the rest of the season.

Lions WR Young can keep defenses honest

Posted July 08, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Lions WR Titus Young's play late in offseason workouts drew praise — a good sign, considering the promise he showed as a rookie.

Lions WR Young practices, releases statement

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
Lions WR Titus Young, who reportedly returned to practice Tuesday, released a statement regarding his absence from last week’s OTAs. 

Young absent from Lions' OTAs following fight

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
Lions WR Titus Young was absent from Monday’s offseason team activities following a fight with a teammate.

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Posted Feb. 15, 2013
Young's stay with the Rams was brief. The wide receiver has been placed on waivers after only a few days in St. Louis.||||||| Coach Jeff Fisher said Friday the Rams picked up Young before they had much time to do any background checks. He said Young was "not the best option" for the Rams. Young was banished three times by the Lions last year because of his behavior, including once for punching teammate Louis Delmas. He recently lashed out at the team on Twitter.
Posted Feb. 04, 2013
The Detroit Lions have released wide receiver Titus Young. The team made the announcement Monday. It wasn't much of a surprise. "If y'all going to cut me let me go," Young posted on his Twitter account last month. "I'm tired of the threats."||||||| An email seeking comment was sent to Young on Monday. Young was banished from the team in November for what Jim Schwarz called unacceptable behavior and was later put on injured reserve. Young was also told to stay away from the team during its last offseason for punching teammate Louis Delmas when the safety wasn't looking. Detroit drafted Young out of Boise State in 2011, and he had 48 receptions for 607 yards and six touchdowns as a rookie.
Posted Dec. 04, 2012
The Detroit Lions put wide receiver Titus Young on injured reserve Tuesday.||||||| Young has been inactive for the last two games after what coach Jim Schwartz called "unacceptable"' behavior in a game against Green Bay last month so there could be ulterior motives behind this move.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
The Detroit Lions have left receiver Titus Young inactive for Sunday's game against Indianapolis.||||||| Detroit haven't put Young in the lineup Sunday against Indianapolis after allowing him to practice. He was sent away from the team for more than a week because of his behavior against Green Bay on Nov. 18, and was deactivated for the team's last game against Houston on Thanksgiving.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012
Young has returned to the team.||||||| Young practiced Wednesday for the first time since the Lions told him to stay away. He was deactivated for Detroit's 34-31 overtime loss to Houston last week because coach Jim Schwartz said his behavior was "unacceptable" during the previous setback to Green Bay. The second-year pro, a second-round draft pick, from Boise State has 33 catches for 383 yards and four touchdowns this season. He had 48 receptions for 607 yards and 6 TDs last year.

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