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CGB Hall of Fame: (1) Jahvid Best vs (3) Nnamdi Asomugha

Two former football stars battle to earn a spot in the final four. (1) Jahvid Best Here are some thoughts from the CGB Remembering the Seniors post: Best seems to always have one mode: Fast. He ran fast. He cut fast. He caught fast. He leapt fast. He even interviewed fast. He's the prototypical Internet-generation athlete! He was a one man instrument of warfare...
Via California Golden Blogs
1 hour ago

US Men's Olympic Football Dream Team: Offense

What if football was an olympic sport? This past weekend, former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best was selected to be a part of the men's track team for St. Lucia. Best will compete in the 100-meter dash. With Jahid being the first Summer Olympic athlete to have prior history in the NFL, I began to think about what it would be like if football were an olympic sport. This...
Via Pride of Detroit
12 days ago

Jahvid Best, Whose NFL Career Was Cut Short Due to Concussions, is Officially Headed to the 2016 Summer Olympics

Jahvid Best. It's a name you know, though you might not be able to place it. You know he played football, but he's one of those guys as the 2016 NFL season approaches that usually elicits a "whatever happened to that guy?" type of question from dudes scanning the remaining players in the last round of their fantasy football draft. Best, the former stud running back from Cal who...
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahvid Best becomes first person with NFL experience to qualify for Summer Olympics

More than four years after his most recent concussion ended a once-promising NFL career, former Lions running back Jahvid Best returns to the top levels of athletic competition. He has been named to the St. Lucia track and field team for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Best, who will compete in the 100-meter dash, becomes the…
Via Pro Football Talk
13 days ago

Jahvid Best's Concussion Lawsuit is Proof the System is Flawed

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best could have been the next big thing had it not been for too many concussions. After all, he was an absolute beast in college averaging over eight yards a carry as a sophomore and six yards as a junior. To run the ball well over 100 times each season and do that is impressive to say the least.However, too many concussions cost him his career...
Via FatManWriting
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions RB suing NFL, helmet maker over concussions

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the NFL and helmet maker Riddell after concussion problems helped cut short his career. Best was selected by the Lions in the first round of the 2010 draft and accounted for 1,000-plus yards and six touchdowns as a rookie. But he was limited to six games during the 2011 season after what he said was the third concussion of his...
Via Associated Press
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jahvid Best suing NFL, Riddell

The NFL is facing another lawsuit because of concussions. This one comes from former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best, who filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Wayne County Circuit Court in Michigan for unspecified "economic and noneconomic" damages, according to the Detroit Free Press. The lawsuit alleges the NFL knew the risks of concussions and didn't do enough about them. Riddell...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Lions RB Jahvid Best Joining University of Cal Coaching Staff

According to GoldenBear.com, sources have informed them that former Lions RB Jahvid Best will be joining the University of California coaching staff and intends to finish his degree in the process. Best, 24, was taken in the first-round of the 2010 NFL Draft, but his career was cut short due to multiple concussions he suffered over the course of his football career. He last played...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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