ALLEN PARK, Mich. Ryan Broyles is down again, and Titus Young is out again.
Earlier in the season, the Detroit Lions secondary was besieged by misfortune. Now its the receiving corps thats taking all the hits.
Broyles, a second-round pick this year out of Oklahoma, will undergo reconstructive surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and miss the remainder of the season, coach Jim Schwartz announced Monday.
Broyles was injured in the first quarter of Sundays 35-33 heartbreaker against Indianapolis, the Lions fourth straight loss.
Young, meanwhile, has been told by Schwartz for the second time in two weeks to stay away from the team for disciplinary reasons.
Young, a second-round pick in 2011 out of Boise State, has been inactive the last two games because of his bad attitude.
All of this comes after Nate Burleson, the teams No. 2 receiver, suffered a season-ending broken leg six weeks ago.
For Broyles, its the second ACL injury in as many seasons. Just ...