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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

Lions' Schwartz says Suh was 'an improved player'

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Lions coach Jim Schwartz addressed the status of OT Jeff Backus, DT Ndamukong Suh and the Lions' late first-round draft pick.

Lions rookie Young carving out key role

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Lions rookie WR Titus Young is gaining QB Matthew Stafford's confidence, according to NFC Whispers.

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to watch in Sunday's game against the Lions.

Lions sign entire draft class, including Fairley

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Lions signed all of their 2011 draft picks on Thursday, including their top pick, first-round DT Nick Fairley.

Reports: Lions will cut WR Johnson

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Lions will release WR Bryant Johnson, according to multiple reports. Johnson was due to make $3.2 million in 2011.

Lions could part ways with Williams, Johnson

Posted May 07, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Second-round WR Titus Young has become the instant odds-on favorite to win the slot WR spot, adding even more speed and explosiveness to the Lions' offense.


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.