Found August 15, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
AP Photo According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Lions running back Jahvid Best will likely start out the regular season on the PUP list, which means he won’t be able to be activated until after week six of the regular season.
Lions RB Jahvid Best is likely to start this season on physically unable to perform list, which would sideline him at least first six games. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 15, 2012
It’s certainly not a good sign that Best hasn’t been cleared by the doctors yet.  We all know concussions are serious and I wouldn’t be surprised if he ends up retiiring within the next year or two.

Does Best starting the season on the PUP list mean a failed 2012 draft class?

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Jahvid Best Likely To Open Season On PUP List

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Report: Jahvid Best to start season on PUP

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Lions Welcome Back Leshoure To Camp

On heels of Jahvid Best's likely PUP designation, Lions welcome back running back Mikel Leshoure.

NFL to Start Season With Replacement Refs

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Reports: Mike Wallace will join Steelers by Week 1

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Hensley: Browns should take fifth rounder for Colt McCoy

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Schefter Reports that Mike Wallace will Report for Week 1…

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Ryan Tannehill may have a shot at being the Dolphins week one starter

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Report: Mike Wallace to report to the Steelers before the regular season

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