Posts Tagged ‘Jahvid Best’

Former Lions RB Jahvid Best To Join Cal Coaching Staff

Former Lions running back Jahvid Best will try to stay in football despite his premature retirement from the game due to repeated concussions, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. According to, Best will return to California, where he starred from 2007-09, to finish off his degree and join the coaching staff. The site says Best […]

RB Jahvid Best Done for the Rest of 2012

The Lions announced today that RB Jahvid Best will remain on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list for the remainder of the 2012 season. “There has been subsequent evaluation and consultation regarding Jahvid since our last update (October 15),” Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager Martin Mayhew said. “As has been […]

You Stay Classy Detroit!

For an organization that has been labelled dysfunctional, dirty, criminal harboring etc. the Lions once again showed what a classy organization they really are. The Lions have always been ahead of the curve when it came to social issues such as minority hiring and community outreach programs, but years of losing and the recent bad […]

RB Jahvid Best Starts the Season on the PUP List

The Lions made a series of expected moves on Monday, as they put running back Jahvid Best as well as rookie CB Chris Greenwood on the physically unable to perform list. OL Bill Nagy and Jonathan Scott have both landed on IR, ending their season. Best has been out since Week 6 of the 2011 […]

RB Best Likely to Start 2012 on the PUP List

Lions running back Jahvid Best, who has not played since suffering another concussion last October, likely will start this season on the physically unable to perform list and miss at least the first six games, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN who cites a source familiar with the situation. Doctors still have not cleared Best […]

Jahvid Best Could Start Camp on the PUP List

The Detroit Free-Press reports that Lions coach Jim Schwartz said he doesn’t know if running back Jahvid Best will start on the PUP list but said he wouldn’t be surprised. Best is trying to return from last year’s multiple concussions and has not been cleared for contact. Schwartz said about Best, “there still is a […]

RB Best at OTA’s, but No Word If He’s Working Out or Not

Lions running back Jahvid Best has been at Allen Park for the teams OTAs this week but general manager Martin Mayhew would not say if Best was “participating” in the workouts. “I saw (Best) in the meeting room, but I haven’t seen him working out,” Mayhew said. “From what I understand, he’s been doing everything, […]

Jahvid Best to Take Part in Lions Offseason Workout Program

Lions running back Jahvid Best will participate in the start of the team’s off-season workout program, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Best missed the final 10 games of the 2011 season after suffering his second concussion of the league year. Given that Best missed the final four games of his college career […]