Posted February 15, 2013

Titus Young released by Rams after nine days with the team

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Titus Young

Titus Young has been cut by the Rams after nine days with the team (Leon Halip, Getty Images)

Titus Young’s tenure with the St. Louis Rams is over before it even started. According to a report in the Detroit Free Press, the wide receiver has been cut by the Rams after the a round if interviews and physicals in St. Louis on Friday.

The former Detroit Lion made headlines this past NFL season for continued attitude problems and spats with his teammates and the Lions coaching staff. At one point, Young purposely lined up in the wrong spot on the field during an offensive play, an action that led to his removal from the game. Young was later placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the season.

Speaking to reporters, Ram head coach Jeff Fisher intimated that it was Young’s attitude, not any physical issues, that led to his sudden release.

“We felt like by claiming Titus we would have the opportunity to spend a good deal of time with him,” Fisher said. “We spent that time with him, we spent probably four or five days with him, and as an organization, at the end of the interview process, you might call it, we felt it was best to go in another direction.”

Young had 33 receptions for an average of 11.6 yards and four touchdown grabs before his benching last season.


6 comments
BADray
BADray

In the world of professional sports, where coaches and teammates will put up with a lot of $hit if it means more wins, this guy must be a total loser!  How do you go from being on a team to kicked off of a team because of your attitude?  H3LL even T.O. couldn't wear out his welcome that quick!

CWill
CWill

Lol... Yep, he's another certified idiot! I think FedEx is hiring....

MPS
MPS

What an idiot.  Truly not deserving of his talent, and insulting to those of us who dreamed as children of playing in the NFL.  He can go to **ll.  

gmag39
gmag39

Next up;  Cincy or OakTown?

mikalrod
mikalrod

Good riddance! The guys an emotional hemorrhoid, that would only stink up the team!