Despite what appears to be progress, the league’s shady history of handling concussions continues to hover.
Former Lions running back Jahvid Best is now going after the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell.
After more than a season and a half on the physically unable to perform list, running back Jahvid Best has been released by the Detroit Lions.
Jahvid Best hasn’t played since suffering his third major concussion in October 2011.
The Lions started yesterday with two huge problems: They couldn’t run the ball and had cavernous holes in the defensive secondary.
Detroit running back Jahvid Best hasn’t been on the field for the Lions since suffering his third career concussion in October 2011.
Matt Millen may be gone, but the Detroit Lions may still be making too many mistakes in the NFL Draft.
Best was concussed on Oct. 16, 2011, and hasn’t been cleared to play since.
A lot of the players who were drafted highly to be key parts of the Detroit Lions’ future have ended up having injury riddled careers. How has this limited where the team is today in terms of their building process?
The Detroit Lions may have a formidable defensive line, but they have struggled in the secondary for years, particularly at cornerback. Why is the team seemingly not addressing this year in and year out?