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Ex-NFL RB Jahvid Best finishes 7th in 100m sprint heat

Former Cal and Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best finished seventh in his 100m sprint heat at the Rio Olympics on Saturday and will not advance to the semis, though he can now say he has reached the world-class level in two sports. Best, who last played in the NFL in 2011, was competing as a sprinter for Saint Lucia, the Caribbean island where his father is from. He ran in a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Three bold predictions for the Detroit Lions against the San Diego Chargers

Plain and simple: I’m ready for some Detroit Lions football. I consider myself a man of reason. I’m not a fan of rash decisions and rarely put my opinion to anything unless its well thought out. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Sleepers: Five insane bargains you need pick up in daily fantasy Bold Predictions: What’s going to happen in Week 1? First and 10: 10 players who can shift the...
Via cover32
September 12, 2015  |  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 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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