Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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Disappointed but optimistic, Lions general manager Martin Mayhew knows starting running back Jahvid Best will be back on the football field. He just doesn't know when. The sluggish progress of his recovery from a concussion last October has everyone in the organization feeling anxious, among other emotions. "A little bit surprised, a little bit disappointed," Mayhew said Tuesday before the Lions' training camp practice. "Everything was trending toward him being ready to go on the first day of training camp. It just didn't happen that way. We have to kind of adjust. We have adjusted our expectation on that." Best wasn't cleared and hasn't participated in full team workouts since he suffered a concussion in Week 6 against the 49ers last season, his second in 2011 and third in his career. He said in June that concussion-like symptoms were gone and he was ramping up his training. Best was cleared for football activity, but coach Jim Schwartz said Thursday that Best hasn't been...
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