Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/22/13
Nobody is going to mistake Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young for former NFL wideout Keyshawn Johnson. But we all remember when Keyshawn wrote his famous book “Just Give Me the Damn Ball.” It was a book chronicling his rookie season with the Jets. While everyone rolled their eyes at his arrogance, there wasn’t any reason to actually doubt his talent, as he was easily the receiver on that team. Ya see, Titus Young isn’t that. He isn’t even in the neighborhood of the best receiver on the Lions. That’s Calvin Johnson, in case you forgot. But Young wants the ball, and he wants it a lot. But nobody likes him on the Lions, because he’s a petulant child. Not his teammates, not his coaches, nobody. You may remember the Lions essentially sitting Young for the remainder of the season when he PURPOSELY lined up incorrectly multiple times in the Lions loss to the Green Bay Packers. Well, that great leadership by Young is showing every more so, as he is demanding the ball or quitting the team. Like I said I never been selfish but if I’m not going to get the football i don’t want to play anymore [...]
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