The Detroit Lions announced on Friday that running back Jahvid Best will remain on the reserve PUP list for the rest of the season as he continues to recover from the multiple concussions he suffered last year.
His agent, Tony Fleming, told the Detroit Free Press that Best supports the decision which was expected after the third-year running back wasn’t cleared for contact in an evaluation by national concussion experts and team doctors last month, but isn’t giving up hope of eventually being medically cleared.
“He obviously still wants to play, we’re just in a climate now in the NFL where everybody’s extra cautious,” Fleming said. ”Everybody is concerned about Jahvid and his health and his future, so they’re just going to be very cautious and they’re not going to clear him until he’s ready.”
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Concerns about Best’s concussion history came into effect in college when one serious b