Nov 18, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz and wide receiver Titus Young (16) chat before the game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Detroit Lions to Cut Titus Young

The frustration regarding the Detroit Lions’ relationship with Titus Young appears to be coming to a swift conclusion now that the Super Bowl is over and team rosters are no longer frozen.

Young was supposed to be the compliment to Calvin Johnson on the other side of the field while Nate Burleson and Ryan Broyles worked from the slot. His personal implosion puts the Lions in a position where they will once again need to address the wide receiver position during the offseason. Especially considering Burleson and Broyles are recovering from season-ending injuries.

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The writing was on the wall for Young when he intentionally lined up incorrectly in the home game against the Green Bay Packers because he was unhappy with his role in the offense. He was subsequently kept for the Detroit Lions training facility and placed on injured reserve. It is likely the Lions would have attempted to trade Young rather than releasing him outright but Young submarined that plan as well with a series of ill-advised tweets.

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