Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 1/22/13
The Titus Young saga took yet another strange turn Tuesday. Young, who missed the final six games of the Detroit Lions' season following some disciplinary issues, rarely sends out messages on his Twitter account but he made some unusual recent posts. The one tweet that stood out Tuesday afternoon included the following statement: "I never been selfish but if I'm not going to get the football i don't want to play anymore." Lions coach Jim Schwartz and general manager Martin Mayhew both indicated shortly after the season that there was still a possibility Young could return to the team. The hope was that he would get his act together, but his tweet suggests otherwise. Schwartz had announced on Nov. 19, a day after a home game against Green Bay, that Young was being taken out of the lineup because his behavior had become a distraction to the team. Young, a second-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, finished the season with 33 receptions for 383 yards and four touchdowns in 10 games...
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