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If by chance, you still have an issue with Titus Young as Detroit's third (or second) receiver, I suggest you read John Niyo's piece on the Detroit News about him.
It was after reading it that I realized Titus Young might have a couple of roles to fill in Detroit.
One, obviously, is to stretch the field, be a dangerous downfield threat, and maybe catch some passes in the slot.
I don't know if the Lions will use his return skills much, as I said once before, with Stefan Logan on the roster. But that's okay, it will free him up to focus on his receiving skills.
Rather than receiving, I expect his other role to be that of vocal leader and fan favorite.
In his interview with local media (again, read Niyo's piece here for the rest),Young responds to being referred to as a "poor man's DeSean Jackson."
"I've never been another man's nothing," he said, laughing. "I've always known that I've been Titus Young from day one. My mother named me Titus Demetrius Young. She didn't name me nothing else. I know who I am and I know people compare you to people. But God made me to be me. He made me to be Titus Demetrius Young. You can compare me all you want to, but I'm no man's poor man."
Like the kid yet?
Now, nobody is going to take their walking orders for a rookie, so it might take a while for him to grow into the role of locker room leader. But this sounds like a guy who can rev up a locker room if he gets going.
Calvin Johnson leads by example, but he's a notoriously quiet guy. Nate Burleson will talk a little more, but you never hear of him pumping up his team on the sidelines.
Young? He has the personality, the skills, and the words. If he's not one of the most beloved players in Detroit within two years, it will be because of injury.