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Titus Young was once a promising young NFL receiver with a high powered offense. With the Lions, it seemed that young would flourish, especially with Calvin Johnson demanding so much of the opposing defense's attention, but the opposite has happened. Titus Young seems to have gone through nothing short of a total meltdown, and his story may become an important case study for the NFL and the NFLPA.
In court on Friday, Young and the judge had a rather unique exchange, which included nothing from Titus Young. According to the USA Today, that exchange went something like this.
"Good morning, sir."
"Can you hear me?"
"Are you Titus Demetrius Young?"
It's unclear what has happened to Titus Young that has pushed him off the proverbial deep end, and it's likely we won't know for some time, if ever. This is a case that the NFL world should be watching and considering carefully. The out...
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According to USA TODAY Sports, former Lions wide receiver Titus Young had three more counts added to the eight he’s already facing. So now he’s looking at 11 separate charges against him. The three new counts were mentioned Friday at a pretrial hearing in Orange County Superior Court, where Young made an appearance marked by his silence and stoicism. The exact nature of the...
Detroit Lion’s nose tackle Ndamukong Suh is entering his third year in the NFL after being chosen 1st overall by the team. After a veteran exodus on the defensive side this offseason, the team is expecting Suh to take more of a leadership role.
Chris McCosky recently wrote about the team’s desire to see Suh as a leader and why he might not be the leader they desire.
I would caution...
Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was in court Friday to answer to a slew of charges stemming from his 3-arrest month of May.
When questioned by Judge Andre Manssourian, Young decided to zip his lip and ignore him. Here’s an transcript excerpt, via USA Today Sports:
Judge: “Good morning, sir.”
Young: No reply.
Judge: “Can you hear me?”
Young: No reply.
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As we all know, former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has been going through a bad stretch lately and things only got worse on Friday. The troubled NFL dropout is currently in jail awaiting trial on 11 separate charges including four felony counts of attempted burglary.
During a hearing on Friday, Young ignored the presiding judge and refused to answer any questions directed...
The outlook for former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young keeps looking worse and worse.Young appeared in Orange County Superior Court Friday after having been arrested three times this month and faces multiple charges including burglary, battery, and drunk driving, among others. Those are serious offenses no matter who you are. But Young, who has been in jail since May 11, doesn...
Few people have crashed and burned quite like former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young. What first looked like another case of a football player that got too big for his britches turned into one about a guy that needs help dealing with some mental issues.
As much as I want to feel for the guy, after hearing about his latest exploit in court, well--you can only feel for someone...