A pair of trouble-making second-year players for the Lions are on the field this morning at Organized Team Activities.
Lions receiver Titus Young, who was told to stay home from OTAs after sucker punching teammate Louis Delmas, is back at work. And so is defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who was arrested over the weekend for drunk driving and attempting to elude the police.
Young released a statement through the team, acknowledging that he screwed up.
“My recent actions have not always been up to the standards the Lions expect or the standards that I expect from myself. I am truly sorry for those times when I didn’t meet those standards,” Young said. “My absence from the practice facility and the OTAs last week was necessary for both myself and the team. The time away from the team afforded me the opportunity to reflect and come to the realization that by putting those incidents behind me I will be able to focus on becoming the best teammate and player that I can be.”
Fairley has not spoken publicly since his arrest. Lions coach Jim Schwartz is expected to address the media today.