Jahvid Best

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 14: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks to make a pass against the Philadelphia Eagles during the first half in a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 14, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Lions defeated the Eagles 26-23 in overtime. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Lions Would Love To Start Faster

The Detroit Lions are averaging a little more than two touchdowns in the fourth quarter this season. Finding that same production before the start of the final period has proved elusive.

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Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions September 25, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Lions: Jahvid Best Will Not Be Permitted To Return To Play

The Detroit Lions ‏GM Martin Mayhew sent out a message regarding Jahvid Best Monday afternoon.

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Why Can’t The Lions Find A Running Game?

The Detroit Lions have not been successful running the ball in a long time. They haven’t had a 1,000 yard rusher in ages. Why has this been the case, and what should they do?



Were Expectations Too High for the Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions made the playoffs last year, and there was excitement heading into this season. However, were people hoping for too much from this team? Why have they struggled thus far? Is there a chance for a turnaround.


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Should The Detroit Lions Be Cautious Against The 49ers?

The Lions have to travel to San Francisco to play the 49ers on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. It is a tough matchup, which leads to this notion: Should the Lions be going all out to try and win this game?


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Detroit Lions Need Not Worry About Running Game Against St. Louis Rams

With Jahvid Best on the PUP list and Mikel Leshoure out for the first two games of the season due to suspension, the Lions are shorthanded on running backs heading into the regular season. While this may be cause for concern in game two against the 49ers, Detroit shouldn’t be too concerned about their matchup against the Rams. Here’s why.


Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions September 25, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Jahvid Best And Chris Greenwood Placed On PUP List

The Detroit Lions have announced that Jahvid Best and rookie CB Chris Greenwood have been placed on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list.

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Starting quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Detroit Lions at Cleveland Browns Stadium on August 19, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Stafford Looking Forward To ‘Different Challenges’

“I honestly don’t know what the deal with Jahvid is,” Matthew Stafford said. “Coach Schwartz probably has a better grasp on that than any of us. We’re hoping to see him back soon if we can.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2012

DETROIT - OCTOBER 16: Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions runs for a 36 yard gain after a short pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 during the NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Looking Like Best Will Begin The Season On PUP

As running back Mikel Leshoure inches closer to full health, the Lions apparently are resigned to not having the services of Jahvid Best for at least the first six weeks of the regular season.

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2012

Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions September 25, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Best To Start Season On PUP List?

Jahvid Best was thought to be the Lions starting RB once again this season if only he could get cleared to play.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2012