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Detroit Lions' Titus Young 'truly sorry' for behavior

It sounds like Titus Young's absence from the Detroit Lions is over. Young released a statement Tuesday following his week-long absence from organized team activities after he reportedly "sucker punched" teammate Louis Delmas.

Attitude adjustment

Lions wide receiver Titus Young's 'apathetic' attitude is wearing thin on the team's veterans, writes Gregg Rosenthal. More ...

"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."

Young's wording indicates he's back in the mix this week. DetroitLions.com made sure everyone knew Young wasn't officially "suspended" last week, but clearly the team believed he needed a timeout.

There also was a report that indicated Young's "apathetic" attitude frustrated teammates even before his famous punch. With a message sent, it looks like the team and Young are ready to move on.

UPDATE: Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reported that Young was back at Lions OTAs on Tuesday.

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