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Former Lions running back Jahvid Best sues NFL over concussions

Detroit Lions' former running back Jahvid Best filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the NFL and the helmet maker Riddel over concussions, according to the Detroit Press. The lawsuit is citing that the league “was aware of the evidence and the risks associated with repetitive traumatic brain injuries … but deliberately ignored and actively concealed the information.” Coincidentally...
Via NFL Injury Report
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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 AP on Fox
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

Jahvid Best to Assume Coaching Role for Cal Bears

After a career shortened by injuries - primarily concussions - ex Detroit Lions' running back Jahvid Best has officially stepped away from the NFL, and will now take on a coaching role for the University of California Berkeley. His "Best" years were in college, racking up 2,668 rushing yards and 29 rushing touchdowns for the Golden Bears over his record-setting career. His 311-yards...
Via NFL Injury Report
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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