Found January 10, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Jahvid Best
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Philadelphia-eagles
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew admits that he made a mistake in relying on Jahvid Best being healthy for the 2012 season.  He’s now going to make sure he picks up a back to replace Best for next season. “We need that shifty back that can come in and be a change-of-pace guy and catch passes out of the backfield,” Mayhew said. “A guy that can run routes and get one-on-one and beat a linebacker. That’s what Jahvid gave us, a guy with some juice and some elusiveness.” Mayhew said he’ll be on the lookout for that guy this offseason, either via the draft or free agency. “Somebody that’s good at that is hard to find,” he said. “But there are guys out there who can do it.” The Lions were horrible on offense this season and not having a running game certainly didn’t help. The Lions still don’t know if Best will be cleared going into next season.  It’s time to move on.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script&
2 Comments:
  • How about finding a new coach for God sake? Oh, and maybe a new owner that cares about winning??????
  • When a team has a bad year the first thing out of everyone's mouth is fire the coach. Coach Schwartz needs one more year and a offensive line that can protect the Quarterback. A decent running back wouldn't hurt either.
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