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One day after releasing problem receiver Titus Young, the Detroit Lions look set to dump expensive salary from their experienced roster as well.
According to USA Today, 11-year defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch has been informed by Detroit that he will be released.
In 2010, he signed a four-year deal worth $26 million, and heading into 2013, Vanden Bosch was scheduled to make $5 million, with two further years at $8m total salary.
After recording eight sacks in 2012, Vanden Bosch's totals dropped to 3.5 this season, yet only 16 sacks in the last three seasons total. This would be deemed not favourable statistics for a team that prides itself on its defensive play.
Hopefully the exit of KVB from the roster will free up enough salary cap to offer to soon-to-be free agent Cliff Avril, who they hope will re-sign to a favourable contract.
The Lions are making early moves with the salary cap to improve having finished last in the competitive NFC North with a 4-12 record having lost their last 8 games of the regular season.
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Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports that the Lions will in fact release DE Kyle Vanden Bosch, according to a person that has been informed of the roster move.
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I feel that there is still a role for Kyle Vanden Bosch with the Detroit Lions -- a position on the coaching staff.
Sometimes business can get personal, especially in the sports world. However, not all athletes take such an emotional approach to the business side of the game.
Kyle Vanden Bosch has learned to separate those two facets of his life, even when it comes to something as emotional as his own wedding. When the Detroit Lions released Vanden Bosch on Wednesday, the three-time Pro Bowler...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Rams have claimed former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young off waivers, a team source confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.
The news, first reported by Jason La Confora of CBSSports.com, reunites Young with former Boise State teammate Austin Pettis.
Young, a former Lions' second round draft pick who was released on Monday, had become a distraction for...
The St Louis Rams took a chance that no other team in the NFL was willing to, putting in a waiver claim on Titus Young. Young had been released by the Detroit Lions earlier this week for all kinds of conduct detrimental to his team, which raises a huge question: why would Jeff Fisher take in a player that his protege, Jim Schwartz, couldn't handle?
The pat answer is this...
According to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com, the Lions have released disgruntled wide receiver Titus Young.
Young’s behavior and attitude last season put the franchise in a bad position – one that ultimately led to today’s decision. It started last spring when Young allegedly punched teammate Louis Delmas, which resulted in Young leaving the team for a short time.
It appears that a day after being released by the Detroit Lions, the St. Louis Rams have decided to take a chance with WR Titus Young. There is little doubt about Young’s physical abilities, but there has been a serious question mark raised this year about his mental and personal character issues. The Rams are a team in serious need of wide receivers heading into next season and...
Well Titus Young has spent weeks going back and forth with the Detroit Lions and daring them to release him, and now according to Tim Twentyman, Young got his wish.
The Lions have officially parted ways with the hard-headed and embattled young. Young was drafted 44th overall in the 2nd round of 2011 draft.
Young made waves last season when he sabotaged the passing game during...
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Titus Young, the latest player to test the patience of an NFL team and exploit the dangers of having a young firecracker on your roster. He’s the poster child for the term “character risk.” Starting with his collegiate days at Boise State, Young has never been short of words…or actions for that matter. He was suspended for the majority of his...
Ladies and gentlemen, I have heard it all. According to Titus Young, the Lions cut the best wide receiver in the NFL yesterday. And no, Calvin Johnson was not given his walking papers.
You see, Titus Young thinks he’s better than Megatron. The guy that was sent home three times within a seven-month span after sucking-punching teammate Louis Delmas in practice, lining up incorrectly...
Dippy receiver of note, Titus Young, was released by the Lions on Monday after a year of starting fights with his teammates and lashing out at his coaches on Twitter. It just wouldn’t be fair that he would be cast off without saying one more dumb thing, so take it away, Titus:
E.C. Robinson, Young’s high school coach, said Young came to his house on Christmas and the two talked...