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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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“I’ll definitely be back,” Best said. “I’m not worried about it.”
Jahvid Best’s season is over, leaving the Detroit Lions to try to piece together an effective running game without their leading rusher.