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Jahvid Best

TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 11:  Running back Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions rushes upfield against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the season opener at Raymond James Stadium September 11, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Report: Best Cleared For Workouts

Lions running back Jahvid Best has been cleared for workouts and will be ready to participate in the team’s offseason training program and minicamp.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2012

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 02:  Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions tries to get around the tackle of Frank Walker #41 of the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on January 2, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Best Making Progress, Still Not Cleared To Play

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best should be back on the field in training camp after a series of head injuries ended his 2011 season.

97.1 The Ticket–02/23/2012

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

Detroit Lions Strategy And Personnel 2-22-12

RBs Jahvid Best (concussion) and Mikel Leshoure (Achilles) are expected to participate in the team’s offseason workouts in April but club president Tom Lewand said the team will still be looking for help at running back.

97.1 The Ticket–02/22/2012

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 12: Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions tries to get around the tackle of Ryan Pickett #79 of the Green Bay Packers on December 12, 2010 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Best Planning Return Next Year

Lions running back Jahvid Best insists that his playing career is not over, though in the same breath admits there are no guarantees the next concussion won’t put him out of the game for good.

97.1 The Ticket–02/07/2012

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 02:  Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions tries to get around the tackle of Frank Walker #41 of the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on January 2, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Concern Over Best’s Health Might Push RBs To Detroit

While Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best has said he would “definitely” be back next season, the team is exploring other options at running back through the draft.

97.1 The Ticket–01/30/2012

Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball for a gain against  Jared Allen #69 of the Minnesota Vikings at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 25, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: Shouldn’t Be A Question Whether The Lions Take A Running Back In The Draft, But How Early

It’s not like the Lions haven’t tried to fill their need at running back. Four times within the last eight years, and in each of the last two drafts, they have traded up in the early rounds to select a running back.

97.1 The Ticket–01/30/2012

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

Best Planning Return Next Year

Jahvid Best insists that his playing career is not over, though in the same breath admits there are no guarantees the next concussion won’t put him out of the game for good.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2012

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CBS 62–01/15/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25:  Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball for a gain against  Jared Allen #69 of the Minnesota Vikings at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 25, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Lions Have Big Decisions To Make, Some Difficult

“I’ll definitely be back,” Best said. “I’m not worried about it.”

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2012

DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 19:  Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions scores on a 75 yard pass from Shaun Hill #14 during the second quarter of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field on September 19, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Putting RB Best On Injured Reserve

Jahvid Best’s season is over, leaving the Detroit Lions to try to piece together an effective running game without their leading rusher.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2011

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