Drafting running back not out of question for Lions

Based on the performance of their offensive line last season, along with the uncertain status of several free-agent defensive tackles, those appear to be the most logical positions for the Detroit Lions to target early in the NFL Draft. With the Lions, however, you can never rule out trying to add another weapon offensively, especially with how that unit underachieved in 2014. Lions...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 10 biggest draft busts over last 35 years

The 2014 NFL draft is just over two weeks away, and so it seems like a good time to review the Detroit Lions draft history, specifically their worst mistakes. I felt it best to stick to what I know; in a Quantum Leap fashion I only went back to 1980, which is the first year I remember watching football. There is plenty of bad history of draft picks with the Lions dating back over...
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April 23, 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...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Sports Edge 16 – A Michigan Mess (AUDIO)

A Michigan Mess – Interview with Professor Douglas Smith The Detroit Sports Edge 16 featured call-in guest Professor Douglas Smith of WashtnenawWatchdogs.com the website that helped bring fourth the sexual misconduct allegations now sweeping across the University of Michigan and it’s football program. This was the second time Professor Smith was a guest on the show discussing...
Via The Majors Detroit
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...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Detriot Lion Jahvid Best Sues the NFL

Former Detroit Lions first round pick Jahvid Best is during the NFL and NFL helmet manufacturer Riddell. Jahvid was a player that showed great promise until concussion issues forced him out of the league. Best is claiming that Riddell’s equipment did not do a good enough job protecting him from head injuries. He is also claiming that the NFL knew of head injuries and did not do...
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January 28, 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...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Luke Del Rio drinks the Beaver Juice, Jahvid Best, Charlie Strong, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday edition.Luke Del Rio drinks the Beaver Juice. Former Alabama redshirt freshman quarterback Luke Del Rio is transferring to Oregon State. Del Rio is the son of Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio. (ESPN)The Best of You.Former Cal running back Jahvid Best is joining the Golden Bears' coaching staff as a student assistant. Best played for...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jahvid Best becomes coach at California

According to GoldenBearRush.com, former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best has accepted a job as a coach with the California Golden Bears football team. Best was once a star running back for California, and due to concussion issues saw his NFL career cut short. He will help out current running backs coach Pierre Ingram this coming season. Best was the first-round draft pick for...
Via Sports-Glory
January 18, 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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