Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/23/11

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions looks on against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on November 22, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions came from behind to defeat the Browns 38-37. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz wasn't worried about the possibility of having Jahvid Best available for the team's potential postseason run.

Schwartz insisted that the talented running back was placed on injured reserve last month because it was simply the logical move to do.

"When you get to stuff like concussions, especially with his history, a player of his age (22) and at this point in his career, I think you can't worry about anything other than the player," Schwartz told the Detroit Free Press. "... There are no updates and there haven't really been any changes. That's going to be an over-the-course-of-time thing; there won't be a week-to-week update. But he's still a big part of this team and our future."

Best had been sidelined since suffering a concussion in a game against San Francisco on Oct. 16. He also had a concussion during the preseason.

A first-round draft pick of the Lions in 2010, Best has rushed for 390 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 27 catches for 287 yards.

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