Jahvid Best Possibly Headed to The PUP List
Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best, who has not played since suffering another concussion last October, likely will start this season on the physically unable to perform
list and miss at least the first six games, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Doctors still have not cleared Best to play, a surprise to some Lions officials but evidence of how carefully Detroit is bringing him along.
The 23-year-old Best and the Lions have received different opinions from different doctors, but the team does not want to rush him back to action. Best suffered at least two concussions last year, one in the preseason and another against the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 16.
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Best, who shows the potential of an elite back when he is healthy, will be missed by his teammates while out. Detroit is not looking too good and yet the season hasn’t even started. With so many players out from either injury, off the field troubles, etc. one could start to wonder just how much the Lions will be able to compete in the incredibly tough NFC North.