Released by #Lions after concussion battle Jahvid Best continues to work out hasn't given up on playing again. Not cleared at this point.
NFL.com "The Detroit Lions announced today that they have released RB Jahvid Best. Best played in 22 games (15 starts) for the Lions after being drafted by the team in the first round (30th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He saw action in all 16 games as a rookie in 2010, but was limited to only six..." July 18
Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions approached last season with the belief running back Jahvid Best would be medically cleared to play again. That belief was so strong, Detroit did not draft any running backs - or sign someone in free agency - to possibly replace Best last offseason. Unfortunately, for the..." February 21
Detroit News "Lions receiver Nate Burleson has given a message to teammate Jahvid Best that's been echoed by many: Safety first, football second. "I just told him that if it was me I would shut it down," Burleson said on "NFL Total Access" on the NFL Network Tuesday, recounting a conversation from last..." February 20
Pride Of Detroit "Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best hasn't played a down of football since Week 6 of the 2011 season because of a concussion. He was expected to be cleared to return last summer, but that never ended up happening. As a result, he missed the entire 2012 season, and the belief at this point is..." February 19