Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has been charged with four felonies and seven misdemeanors stemming from three separate arrests in less than a week in May.
Young had been dealing with mental health issues leading up to the arrests and had to be evaluated by a psychiatrist while in jail.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder early in his NFL career. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Marshall said Wednesday that he reached out to Young this spring and laments he was unable to do more to help him before his troubles magnified.
“I wish I was able to get to him earlier,” Marshall said. “When we were in a process of him coming down to Florida it was right there where things could potentially get worse and unfortunately they got worse.”