Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 8/16/12
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that Lions RB Jahvid Best could very well begin the 2012 regular season on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list meaning he would have to sit out the first six weeks of the season. Best’s inability to get himself into camp stem from multiple concussions last season, one in the preseason and the other coming on October 16th in a loss to the San Francisco 49ers from Ford Field. After that game Best was out for the remainder of 2011 and by all accounts hasn’t stepped on a football field since. Lions head coach Jim Schwartz continues to maintain that Best’s status is week-to-week but given the time he’s had to recuperate from the injury you really have to wonder if this is the end of the road for the still very young running back. So with this latest news you is it conceivable that the 2012 draft class was a total failure? Offensive tackle Riley Reiff seems to be a guy that could very well pan out in the NFL and be a nice asset for the Lions...
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