Tagged: ‘Jahvid Best’

Former Detroit Lions’ Running Back Jahvid Best to Sue NFL, Riddell Over Concussions
January 29th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
The biggest hot button issue in football is head injuries and the ways in which the league is dealing with them. The Detroit Lions have hardly been immune in the discussion, and now, Jahvid Best has brought them back into the forefront. ***PHOTO1*** Best, who can no longer play football due to a...

Detroit Lions Release Jahvid Best, Who Called Experience in Detroit “Special”
July 17th, 2013 at 7:44 PM
The unfortunate final chapter of Jahvid Best's football life came to an end Wednesday afternoon, when the Detroit Lions released the speedy running back after his career was slowed by a series of devastating concussions. ***PHOTO1*** Best, who last played for the Lions in 2011, was shelved the entire 2012 season with...

Targeting Speed and not Durability at Running Back? Detroit Lions Can’t Make That Mistake
January 26th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
There's been a full week of practice at the Senior Bowl, and thankfully, the Detroit Lions have outlined and admitted their obvious need at running back. Hopefully, though, they refuse to let the element of speed blind them to the important issue of durability at the position come April. Certainly, if...

What Should Be the Detroit Lions’ Draft Philosophy in ’13? Target Alabama Stars
January 8th, 2013 at 9:48 AM
After watching the Alabama Crimson Tide wallop Notre Dame in the national championship, I couldn't help myself from writing one more column about the Detroit Lions' potential plans for this April. Following a team which seems to constantly possess a top pick and watching the top two teams compete on...

It’s Refreshing to See Homegrown Joique Bell Making Impact for Detroit Lions’ Ground Game
November 7th, 2012 at 11:13 AM
The understated local hero. It's become a lost trend in the NFL over time, but one that has proven no less important to the eventual success of great teams. After failing to be drafted in 2010 and bouncing around the league, Joique Bell appears to have finally found his home in...