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Heading into the NFL Draft, there was a considerable amount of speculation about the Detroit Lions’ wide receiver situation.  Things had been bleak, but a few days before the draft Nate Burleson pronounced himself almost fit for service, having largely healed from a broken leg and Ryan Broyles was making steady strides toward a return from a torn ACL.   But, Burleson is 31 years of age and had to take a pay cut on the two years remaining on his current contract to stay with the Lions.  Broyles was not under such pressure, but the ACL injury is his second in three years.  Many believed that those factors and a lack of quality depth which was displayed after Burleson went down would cause the Lions to expend an upper round pick on a wide receiver... Read more

Detroit Lions’ Schwartz, Mayhew still looking for the pony

Detroit Lions DE Ronnell Lewis tweeted an apology to fans for his part in an incident in Norman, OK last month.  Lewis used Twitter to apologize to “everyone” and by that I presume he means fans, coaches, management and his teammates.  He claims to have learned from his adventure and seems to commit to the idea that it won’t happen again.  Good enough. With his Tweets,...

Titus Young’s father says his son has a brain disorder

According to the Detroit News, Titus Young’s father said he saw his son on Friday and he seemed to be doing well.  Later in the day he went to his car to get something and drove off. “We knew that something had happened to him or he was locked up again,” Richard Young said. “His mind is not capable enough to go out and deal with society because of this situation.” Later...

Nike unveils Calvin Johnson’s CJ81 Elite TD cleats (Photo)

Nike has unveiled Calvin Johnson’s new CJ81 Elite TD cleats.   Need NFL Tickets?

Titus Young bests Cliff Harris in arrest competition

Former Jets cornerback Cliff Harris had the record - arrested 3 times in a span of 9 days. We thought that would be pretty tough to beat, but it only took a matter of days. Troubled former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young has gone from WTF status to "this guy really needs some help" status. He was arrested for a third time in less than a week, 5 days to be exact. ...

Calvin Johnson Inspired CJ81 Nike Cleats Look Electric

  Before every football season one of the main highlights always involves the unveiling of  new cleats Nike, has been carefully designing in the off-season. This year the company has decided to become fully inspired by the great play of arguably the best receiver in the league Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions. The new pair of grass burners not only feature a flashy design, but...

Young's latest brush with law could have been deadly

Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young's third arrest in less than a week could have resulted in his life. It was Bill Palttos' home in San Clemente, Calif., that Young allegedly broke into late Friday night. Palttos, who has a military background, sleeps with a rifle under his bed. He told Los Angeles television station KTLA that he heard footsteps on the hardwood floor...

Roster depth: Detroit Lions

Depth is important. Whether we like it or not, injuries happen — and when they do somebody needs to step up, because NFL opponents offer no quarter and every game is important. In this four-part series, we’ll take a look at each team in the NFC North team, noting where they could be strong with [...]The post Roster depth: Detroit Lions by Russ Thomas appeared first on WCSN -...

Titus Young arrested for third time in a week, fought with police

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was arrested for the third time in less than a week, this time for fighting with police after allegedly being caught breaking into a home. According to Josh Katzenstein of The Detroit News, Young was arrested around 11:30 p.m. Friday night for allegedly breaking into a home in San Clemente, Calif. Young allegedly fled the house on foot...

Titus Young’s father says son has brain disorder

Titus Young’s father shed some light on what is going on mentally with his son that led to the troubled former Detroit Lions wide receiver being arrested three times in less than a week. Young’s father, Richard, told The Detroit News that his son has a brain disorder and that the young man has not been taking his prescription medication. Richard Young told The News that his...

Titus Young arrested for third time in a week

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was arrested twice in one day last weekend. He followed that performance up by getting arrested for the third time in less than a week Saturday, this time for allegedly entering a home and getting into an altercation with deputies, according to Young was arrested early Saturday morning after police responded to a 911 burglary...

Titus Young’s father: ‘I don’t see my son. . .’ Says Titus has a brain disorder

When most of us first heard about fomer Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Titus Young’s initial arrest over a week ago, we collectively chuckled at this knucklehead being incredibly foolish. Then he was arrested shortly after being arrested, for trying to steal his car back from where it was impounded. Not as many, but still a good bulk of us were shaking our heads while letting out...

Report: Titus Young Arrested Third Time This Week, Charged With Burglary, Assaulting Police Officer, Resisting Arrest

Back when Titus Young was drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions, the former Boise State wide receiver was likely envisioning himself breaking team or league records for his play on the field. Now his actions off the field have become far more notable. Young was arrested for the third time in less than a week late on Friday night, according to The...

Titus Young’s Father: My Son Has A Brain Disorder, He Needs Help

For weeks we’ve waited for Titus Young’s father Richard to speak on his sons behavior, and for weeks all we got was silence.  Titus Young has been arrested three times in the past week, and each incident displays more strange behavior than the next. Richard Young told the Detroit News that Titus is suffering from a brain disorder caused by his brain being compressed into the...

KTLA video news report on third Titus Young arrest in less than one week

Full news report on former Detroit Lions and Boise State wide receiver Titus Young's third arrest in less than a week's time.
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