Titus Young must not listen to John Mellencamp because he can’t stop fighting authority. Even after the latest public rebuke from coach Jim Schwartz, the disgruntled Lions receiver continued to publicly share his frustration with the team Friday morning. “Oh I’m not done, if y’all going to cut me let me go. I’m tired of … Continue Reading →
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The easy answer to this question headline is yes. Coach Jim Schwartz has repeatedly said the Lions, like most NFL teams, will leave no stone unturned as they try to keep improving the team. Lions general manager Martin Mayhew made good on Schwartz’s stance Tuesday by trading for Jaguars wide receiver Mike Thomas, even though … Continue Reading →
What used to be the Lions best weapon — the deep pass — hasn’t helped them yet against the Eagles. On their last drive, quarterback Matthew Stafford aired it out to wide receiver Titus Young, who was behind three defenders. But Young couldn’t make the catch. After the first-down play, the Lions only picked up seven … Continue Reading →
After the Lions forced a punt, Matthew Stafford gave it right back the 49ers. On third and 6 from the DET 20, Stafford overthrew Titus Young by a mile and was intercepted by safety Dashon Goldson. Goldson returned it to the DET 23, and now the 49ers are in scoring range.
It didn’t look like San Francisco cornerback Chris Culliver did anything illegal, but on one-on-one coverage against Titus Young, Culliver was called for pass interference. The questionable call gave the Lions a free 33 yards, and moved them across midfield. The Lions couldn’t get anything else going, though, and had to settle for a field … Continue Reading →