Lions WR Titus Young won't play again this season
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

The Raiders have already said publicly that quarterback Terrelle Pryor ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Chris Johnson admitted before last season he "didn't like" that the Titans signed Shonn Greene and said, ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Robert Griffin III may have been "All In for Week 1" last year, but it's clear that he wasn't his usual self. Hi... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A couple of hours following a report that wide receiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Montee Ball's rookie season got off to a rough start with a nasty case of fumblitis that limited his playing time for the ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
One visit was all Chris Johnson needed to find his next NFL team. Johnson reached an agreement Wednesday with the New York... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said Tuesday that he envisions his to... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Brandon Lloyd's career looked like it was over after he spent all of last season without a roster spot anywhere. Now his c... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
 
 
 
 

Lions WR Titus Young won't play again this season

Considering Titus Young @TitusYoung's willful decisions to go against coaches' orders during games and the subsequent scathing comments from teammates, not many people expected the 23-year-old wideout to play much if at all during the season's final month. The Lions made it official Tuesday that Young has indeed played his final down of 2012, putting him on injured reserve. Officially, Young was placed on injured reserve due a knee injury.

Fantasy Analysis:

Young has battled a knee injury for most of the season, but it was less his knee and more the pain in the butt he has become that got him to where he is, from sucker-punching a teammate during offseason camp to arguing with coaches and going rogue in Novemeber, which resulted in a one-game suspension. While Young is a talented player who was drafted in the second round less than two years ago, it wouldn't be a shock to see him on another team next season.
With both Young and Ryan Broyles on IR, Mike Thomas @MikeThomasWR now becomes the Lions' No. 2 WR for the remainder. Right now, he is purely a depth add, but there is upside with any receiver who starts alongside Calvin Johnson and has Matthew Stafford spinning the ball.

Source:
Detroit Free Press

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.



News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties