Nov 22, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles (84) is chased by Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson (25) and defensive back Quintin Demps (27) in the second quarter of the Thanksgiving day game at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

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Titus Young Declined NFL’s Offer to Help ‘Multiple Times’
Josh Sanchez – FanSided

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young remains jailed in California after a string of arrests earlier this month. It is clear that Young is seriously troubled, but it looks like he had the opportunity to get some help in the past. According to NFL director of player engagement Troy Vincent, the league tried “multiple times” to get Young help after someone close to him expressed concern about the direction he was heading.

Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley Must Make Up for Detroit Lions’ DL Losses
Thomas Emerick – Rant Sports

Detroit’s ability to harass the passer — and avoid collapsing on defense as a whole — could very well come down to how much inside pressure it generates. And with Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley, they can do this with the best of them, ranking second and fifth respectively among defensive tackles in pass-rush grading, according to Pro Football Focus.

Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles feeling stronger after latest injury
Anwar Richardson –

Detroit Lions receiver Ryan Broyles is on the sidelines once again during organized team activities.

However, Broyles believes he is much further ahead this year.

Calvin Johnson backing film about girl staying true to virginity
Chris Littmann – Sporting News

In a story that details the many business investment pitfalls athletes face is an interesting side note: “Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is having Galloway produce a film called ‘Real Love,’ a coming-of-age story about a girl trying to stay true to her virginity and her religion. ‘It’s a message he wants to get out there,’ says Galloway. ‘Our goal on the film is just to get our money back.'”

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