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Terrell Owens offers Titus Young some advice

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With a couple of Twitter outbursts in recent weeks, Lions wide receiver Titus Young is showing some real potential when it comes to receivers flashing their diva side about not getting the ball enough to satisfy them.

Young’s a neophyte in that arena, but his missives have caught the eye of perhaps the greatest diva receiver in the history of diva receivers. Terrell Owens, a man who could have found a way to throw a quarterback under the bus after a game in which every single pass was thrown in his direction, has heard about Young’s complaints and offered a bit of advice for a player who has shown plenty of Owens-style attitude and very little Owens-style production.

“He has to understand that Calvin (Johnson is) the No. 1 receiver, and being the No. 2 receiver, you have to go with the flow of the offense and when your time comes, make the plays,” Owens said while also telling Young to “know his role.”

Well that’s a little disappointing. We were hoping Owens would join Young for some driveway squat thrusts to send a message about whatever it is that calisthenics in an area usually used for parking send a message about. Perhaps it is the change of circumstances that accounts of Owens’ thoroughly reasonable advice.

Owens is now the owner of a professional bowling team and moving to management might have altered his viewpoint. According to the Detroit News, his team, the Dallas Strikers, dominated the Silver Lake Atom Splitters after Owens rolled out the ceremonial first ball on Sunday.

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21 Responses to “Terrell Owens offers Titus Young some advice”
  1. ajb3313 says: Jan 28, 2013 9:07 AM

    Terrell Owens may have acted a fool during much of his career, but unlike Titus, at least he waited until he’d obtained some level of success to start down that path.

  2. thegonz13 says: Jan 28, 2013 9:08 AM

    Terrell Owens giving advice on how to behave professionnally? Isn’t that like Stevie Wonder giving driving tips?

  3. philliesblow says: Jan 28, 2013 9:09 AM

    Getting behavioral advice from TO is like getting fiscal responsibility advice from the government.

  4. marshawnlynchlookslikepredator says: Jan 28, 2013 9:12 AM

    That’s straight from the horses mouth. Titus would be? wise to heed Owens’ advice. He knows more than anyone where running your mouth will get you.

  5. shawnc16 says: Jan 28, 2013 9:21 AM

    Just curious, does anyone know which game they are referring to in which T.O. had every pass thrown his way but still threw his QB under the bus?

  6. mazblast says: Jan 28, 2013 9:34 AM

    TO was a pain in the butt or worse at times, in fact for most of his career, but he played hard, tried hard, and made plays. He talked the talk and walked the walk. Young has managed only the former.

  7. gochargersgo says: Jan 28, 2013 9:35 AM

    Theres really no comparison. T.O. is a top 5 all time receiver based on just the stats. Not to justify his actions, but he at least always backed it up on the field. Titus is an unproven little turd who hasnt even earned the right to speak in an NFL locker room.

  8. cmr123 says: Jan 28, 2013 10:20 AM

    not sure how he could own a bowling team, thought he was broke, house was in foreclosure in TX.

  9. clu1perceiver says: Jan 28, 2013 10:24 AM

    Titus needs professional help and evaluation.

  10. huhsj says: Jan 28, 2013 10:26 AM

    He makes perfect sense. TO was #2 to Jerry Rice and played hard. Then he got his chance and opened his mouth. When you are #1 you can get away with this but in Young’s current spot he can’t.

  11. sportsnut101 says: Jan 28, 2013 10:34 AM

    T.o was a great player. If he didn’t cause so many problems he would’ve played last yr.

    I’m surprised no football network has hired him. If its about ratings CBS pre game could use a bump

    Titus young u would think he would love be number 2 u always gonna be open when they triple coverage Johnson

  12. tyler4richardson says: Jan 28, 2013 10:44 AM

    I would take advice from the guy who obtained success as Jerry Rice’s number 2.

  13. questforthesixthnotthelast2013 says: Jan 28, 2013 11:00 AM

    Sure can take a hit!
    he hardly ever shyed away from a catch over the middle!
    glad he has a life outside of football, that may be the biggest example Titus could take from him

  14. melikefootball says: Jan 28, 2013 11:01 AM

    T.O. is in top five for receivers on stats and number 1 for trashing teams. Now he wants to give advice on behaviour, lets all read this book.

  15. dlions18 says: Jan 28, 2013 11:07 AM

    Young is as selfish as they come. Selfishness has no place in a TEAM sport. Owens may have been a pain but his ultimate goal was to win games. I don’t see that same attitude from Young.

  16. rajbais says: Jan 28, 2013 11:32 AM

    This Guy can speak from the number one wide receiver position very well. Yes she does not have credibility issues were speaking from the number two wide receiver position because he had to wait his turn in Buffalo And waited until week 4 of 2010 season in Cincinnati to break out.

    When Chad Johnson got the double teams in Cincinnati he got a ton of balls while he was lined up almost everywhere along the perimeter.

    To the chagrin of many Terrell Owens Waits a lot more than they would think.

  17. rollore says: Jan 28, 2013 1:03 PM

    It’s easy for Owens to come and give his two-cents worth since he never had to be a #2 after Jerry Rice was gone.

    He still complained about being a #1, so either way, you’re never satisfed, Titus.

  18. lt2futurehof says: Jan 28, 2013 7:18 PM

    Wow, I never thought I would see the day when T.O. would give some worthwhile advice, shocker. Hell must have froze over.

  19. lgwelsh1 says: Jan 29, 2013 10:02 AM

    Sure he ran his mouth and played it up for the cameras but he delivered on the field. TO is one of the best to ever play WR in the NFL.

    This clown from the Lions needs to shut his mouth and play football. He should be so lucky to be playing along side of Calvin Johnson.

  20. staffordsyear says: Jan 29, 2013 8:15 PM

    Maybe the lions should kick the tires on ol t.o…heck it couldnt hurt it may liven up this predictable offense and yes i think im serious.

  21. jmacphee9 says: Jan 30, 2013 12:52 PM

    at least T.O. was a bonafide #1 receiver, possibly in the league, when he was doing much of his talking.

    titus has yet to prove much at all.

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