Found November 03, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best has not been on the football field since nearly the mid-season mark of last season, and he will not play this season, after being ruled out by the Lions yesterday. Best has yet to find a doctor which will clear him to return to the playing field after suffering a concussion last season.However, Best claims he still wants to continue his career. Beat writer Dave Birkett confirms the news via Twitter. “He obviously still wants to play, we’re just in a climate now in the NFL where everybody’s extra cautious.” Best’s struggle to return to the field has now lasted over a year. The Lions have to be concerned now that Best’s career might be over, before it really got going. Best has a history of concussions and given the concern surrounding the injury in the NFL currently, it is a very serious reality that his career has been cut short. The Lions have struggled to find a consistent running game in the last two seasons. Second-year back Mikel Leshoure was lost f...
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