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Bears | Willie Young's injury not serious

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:48:44 -0700

Updating previous reports, Chicago Bears DE Willie Young (knee) has a minor knee bruise.

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Bears | Several more sitting tonight

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:55:18 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Adrian Wilson (Achilles'), TE Dante Rosario (undisclosed), C Brian De La Puente (undisclosed), WR Chris X. Williams (hamstring), OG Eben Britton (hamstring), CB Isaiah Frey (hamstring), SS Craig Steltz (pectoral), OT Jordan Mills (foot) and DE Willie Young (quadriceps) will not be available tonight against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Bears | Willie Young practices

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:52:27 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Willie Young (quadriceps) was able to participate in practice Sunday, July 27.

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Bears | Willie Young leaves practice

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:24:39 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Willie Young (quadriceps) left practice early Saturday, July 26, because of a sore quadriceps, according to head coach Marc Trestman.

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Bears | Willie Young coming on board

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:21:40 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed free-agent DE Willie Young (Lions) to a three-year, $9 million deal that includes $3.95 million in guarantees Thursday, March 13. He'll also receive a $2 million signing bonus.

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Jaguars | Willie Young visiting

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:41:16 -0700

Free-agent DE Willie Young (Lions) is visiting with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Lions | Two linemen fined

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:42:38 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley has been fined $15,750 for throwing an opponent to the ground during the team's Week 10 game. DE Willie Young has also been fined $15,750 for roughing the passer.

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Lions | Bench Willie Young

Fri, 23 Aug 2013 09:37:59 -0700

The Detroit Lions benched DL Willie Young in the team's third preseason game after Young picked up a personal foul for taunting New England Patriots QB Tom Brady. "We didn't want any more personal fouls," head coach Paul Schwartz said. "We had enough of it. We had enough of it after two."

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Lions | Willie Young nursing injury

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:21:17 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Willie Young (ankle) was held out of the team portions of practice Friday, Aug. 2, due to an ankle injury.

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Lions | More on Willie Young

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 08:19:38 -0700

Updating previous reports, Detroit Lions DL Willie Young's one-year deal is worth $1.5 million with a $300,000 signing bonus, which is down from the $2.023 million tender he was originally offered.

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Lions | Willie Young contract update

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:32:34 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions DE Willie Young signed a one-year deal but it was different than the tender offer he received as a restricted free agent. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Lions | Willie Young re-signs

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 08:46:38 -0700

The Detroit Lions re-signed restricted free-agent DE Willie Young to a one-year deal.

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Lions | Willie Young expected to return

Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:37:20 -0800

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said he expects restricted free-agent DE Willie Young to return next season.

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Lions | Do not have many DEs on roster

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:11:53 -0800

Detroit Lions restricted free-agent DE Willie Young and DE Ronnell Lewis are the only defensive ends on the team's roster after they released DE Kyle Vanden Bosch. DEs Cliff Avril and Lawrence Jackson will be unrestricted free agents this offseason.

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Lions | Willie Young considered having finger amputated

Sat, 08 Dec 2012 09:53:52 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Willie Young said he considered amputating the middle finger he injured three weeks ago. Young said the finger was cut to the bone and some of the nerves in the finger were severed. The cut was too deep for stitches so he has been soaking the finger in various chemicals and disinfectants. Young has not missed any practices or games despite the injury.

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Lions | Willie Young receiving plenty of praise

Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:55:26 -0700

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said Tuesday, July 3, that DL Willie Young was a player who has made vast improvements and can help the team toward its goal of reaching the playoffs in a second straight season. Teammates added that Young's work ethic in the weight room has made him a better player and better conditioned.

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Lions | Willie Young standing out

Tue, 19 Jun 2012 09:55:10 -0700

Detroit Lions DL Willie Young is having an exceptional offseason workout season while taking advantage of the absence of franchise free-agent DL Cliff Avril and the limited workload of DL Kyle Vanden Bosch. Young is down almost 10 pounds from last season and has shown excellent burst off the edge. "I'm just a lot more knowledgeable," Young said of his game earlier this offseason. "I think the older guys have played a big role as far as keeping me ready. There are so many tricks to the trade in this game and you really need the older guys to help get you going and expose you to the stuff you need to be aware of."

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Lions | Eight players listed as probable

Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:47:46 -0800

Detroit Lions DEs Cliff Avril (back) and Willie Young (ankle), DTs Nick Fairley (foot) and Corey Williams (hip), CBs Aaron Berry (shoulder), Chris Houston (hand, knee) and Alphonso Smith (foot) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) are listed as probable for the Wild Card playoff game. Avril, Williams and Young fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 6, while the others were limited.

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Lions | Three practice

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 14:49:52 -0800

Detroit Lions DLs Cliff Avril (back), Corey Williams (hip) and Willie Young (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Jan. 5.

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Lions | Three practice

Wed, 04 Jan 2012 14:55:52 -0800

Detroit Lions DLs Cliff Avril (back), Corey Williams (hip) and Willie Young (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Jan. 4.

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Lions | Two defensive players questionable for Week 17

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:26:33 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Willie Young (ankle) S Amari Spievey (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 30. Both are listed as questionable for Week 17 but are expected to play. The team may work out Young before the game to see if he is able to play.

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Lions | Four limited

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:56:51 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (shoulder), CB Chris Houston (hand, knee), S Amari Spievey (knee) and DL Willie Young (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 29.

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Lions | Four miss practice

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 13:57:53 -0800

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (hand, knee), DL Corey Williams (hip) and DL Willie Young (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.

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Lions | 10 players probable

Fri, 23 Dec 2011 14:33:45 -0800

Detroit Lions OG Rob Sims (shoulder), OT Gosder Cherilus (hamstring), DEs Lawrence Jackson (thigh), Kyle Vanden Bosch (neck) and Willie Young (ankle), LB Justin Durant (hamstring), CBs Don Carey (concussion) and Chris Houston (knee), SS Chris Harris (concussion) and SS Amari Spievey (knee) are listed as probable for Week 16 and are expected to play. Carey and Young were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 23, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Three limited

Thu, 22 Dec 2011 13:31:04 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (shoulder), CB Chris Houston (knee) and DL Willie Young (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 22.

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Lions | Three limited

Wed, 21 Dec 2011 14:25:46 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (shoulder), CB Chris Houston (knee) and DL Willie Young (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 21.

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Lions | Four players listed as probable

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 15:17:04 -0800

Detroit Lions OG Rob Sims (shoulder), DE Willie Young (ankle), CB Chris Houston (knee) and SS Amari Spievey (knee) are listed as probable for Week 15 and are expected to play. Sims fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 16, Young did not participate in practice and Houston and Spievey were limited.

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Lions | Three defensive players limited

Thu, 15 Dec 2011 16:24:37 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Willie Young (ankle), CB Chris Houston (knee) and SS Amari Spievey (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 15.

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Lions | Four players limited

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:29:14 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Willie Young (ankle), DT Nick Fairley (foot), CB Chris Houston (knee) and SS Amari Spievey (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 14.

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Lions | Two expected to play

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 14:47:15 -0800

Detroit Lions OG Rob Sims (shoulder) and DE Willie Young (ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 9. Both are listed as probable for Week 14 and are expected to play.

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Lions | Three limited

Thu, 08 Dec 2011 17:16:19 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Brandon McDonald (thigh), OG Rob Sims (shoulder) and DL Willie Young (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Lions | Four take part in limited practice

Wed, 07 Dec 2011 17:24:16 -0800

Detroit Lions LB Justin Durant (hamstring), CB Brandon McDonald (thigh), OG Rob Sims (shoulder) and DL Willie Young (ankle) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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Lions | Three listed as probable

Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:14:18 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Maurice Stovall (shoulder), DE Willie Young (ankle) and SS Chris Harris (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 2. They are listed as probable for Week 13 and are expected to play.

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Lions | Willie Young limited

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:11:38 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Willie Young (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Lions | Two limited

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:28:42 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Brandon McDonald (thigh) and DL Willie Young (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 30.

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Lions | Two questionable

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:30:56 -0800

Detroit Lions DLs Corey Williams (calf) and Willie Young (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 23, and are questionable for Week 12.

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Lions | Four limited

Tue, 22 Nov 2011 13:32:57 -0800

Detroit Lions S Chris Harris (ankle), LB DeAndre Levy (elbow), S Amari Spievey (toe) and DL Willie Young (ankle) were limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 22.

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Lions | Three miss practice

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:06:17 -0800

Detroit Lions P Ryan Donahue (quadriceps), DL Lawrence Jackson (thigh) and DL Willie Young (ankle) did not practice Monday, Nov. 21.

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Lions | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 20 Nov 2011 08:46:31 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Aaron Berry, QB Drew Stanton, RB Jahvid Best, DL Lawrence Jackson, OG Leonard Davis, P Ryan Donohue, DL Willie Young inactive for Week 11.

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Lions | Two DEs listed as questionable

Fri, 18 Nov 2011 13:49:18 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Lawrence Jackson (thigh) and Willie Young (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 18, and are listed as questionable for Week 11. Both likely will be game-time decisions and will test out their injuries before the game.

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Lions | Four missing practice

Fri, 18 Nov 2011 08:19:01 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion), P Ryan Donahue (quadriceps), DL Lawrence Jackson (thigh) and DL Willie Young (ankle) did not take part in open practice periods to the media Friday, Nov. 18.

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Lions | Three miss practice

Thu, 17 Nov 2011 13:47:32 -0800

Detroit Lions P Ryan Donahue (quadriceps), DL Lawrence Jackson (thigh) and DL Willie Young (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 17.

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Lions | Three not practicing

Thu, 17 Nov 2011 08:46:03 -0800

Detroit Lions P Ryan Donahue (quadriceps), DL Lawrence Jackson (thigh) and DL Willie Young (ankle) did not take part in open practice periods to the media Thursday, Nov. 17.

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Lions | Willie Young works on the side

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 21:25:29 -0800

Detroit Lions DL Willie Young (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 16, but he was able to work on the side with trainers. He was also seen wearing a sleeve on his left leg.

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Lions | Five miss practice

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 13:55:41 -0800

Detroit Lions P Ryan Donahue (quadriceps), DL Lawrence Jackson (thigh), S Amari Spievey (toe), DL Kyle Vanden Bosch (undisclosed) and DL Willie Young (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 16.

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Lions | Four listed as probable

Fri, 28 Oct 2011 13:47:12 -0700

Detroit Lions OG Rob Sims (illness), OT Gosder Cherilus (knee), DE Willie Young (calf) and CB Chris Houston (back) are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play. Cherilus was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 28, while the other three fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Four limited

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 14:41:03 -0700

Detroit Lions OT Gosder Cherilus (knee), S Vincent Fuller (elbow), CB Chris Houston (back) and DL Willie Young (calf) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 27.

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Lions | Two limited

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:03:18 -0700

Detroit Lions S Vincent Fuller (elbow) and DL Willie Young (calf) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 26.

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Lions | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 23 Oct 2011 08:49:17 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared QB Drew Stanton, RB Jahvid Best, OT Jason Fox, TE Joe Jon Finley, WR Rashied Davis, SS Vincent Fuller, DL Willie Young inactive for Week 7.

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Lions | Willie Young added late to practice report

Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:30:50 -0700

Detroit Lions DL Willie Young (calf) was a late addition to the Week 7 injury report due to a calf injury. He was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 21, and is listed as questionable for the Week 7 game against the Atlanta Falcons.

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