ALLEN PARK, Mich. Willie Young Mr. August taunting a future Hall of Fame quarterback.
Whats wrong with that picture?
Young, a defensive end for the Detroit Lions who was a star in the preseason last year but a flop in the regular season, wouldnt disclose what he said late in the first half of Thursdays exhibition game to draw a personal-foul penalty or why he did it.
Young had pressured New Englands Tom Brady into an incomplete pass and then, inexplicably, grabbed Bradys jersey and started pointing in the quarterbacks face.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz immediately removed Young and benched him for the rest of the game, a 40-9 victory over the Patriots.
I just cant do things to hurt the team, Young said following Saturday afternoons practice.
Asked to elaborate, Young said, What I said is between the lines. What happened between the lines stay between the lines.
Young, who indicated that Brady did not do anything to provoke him, said that the incident is in the past.
Im moving ...