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  1. Jahvid Best bested by Bolt, fails to qualify in 100m


    Sat, 13 Aug 2016

    More Columns > Jahvid Best 's Olympic dream was struck down by lightning Saturday. The former Lions running back finished seventh in his 100 meter heat

  2. Nate Ebner makes U.S. Olympic rugby sevens squad


    Mon, 18 Jul 2016

    Janeiro. Ebner becomes the only active NFL player to make a U.S. Olympic squad. Ex- Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best will represent St. Lucia in track . Buffalo Bills receiver Marques Goodwin failed to qualify in the long jump. And

  3. Former Lions RB Jahvid Best to run at Olympics


    Mon, 18 Jul 2016

    Former Lions RB Jahvid Best to run at Olympics By Tyler Dragon Published: July 16 ..... July 16, 2016 at 06:47 p.m. Friend(s) Email More Columns > Jahvid Best 's football career might be over but his Olympic dreams are about

  4. Jahvid Best eyeing Olympic track run for St. Lucia


    Fri, 20 May 2016

    Jahvid Best eyeing Olympic track run for St. Lucia By Conor Orr Published: May 20 ..... m. Friend(s) Email More Columns > Former Lions first-round pick Jahvid Best is trying to become the latest former NFL running back to look toward

  5. Tailback traits: Scouting Adrian Peterson, Le'Veon Bell and more


    Wed, 2 Sep 2015

    much of a weapon to not receive heavy burn immediately. Matthew Stafford has a comfort level with backs like this -- Jahvid Best and Reggie Bush spring to mind -- but Abdullah has a chance to be the best yet. If he does get the touches I anticipate

  6. Bowles: Abdullah is 'about as quick as Barry Sanders'


    Sat, 15 Aug 2015

    any good. Lions fans have been here before. From the great Tom Kowalski, I give you the headline: " Lions rookie Jahvid Best already being compared to Barry Sanders ." Best was out of the NFL due to concussions after just 22 games. Every good

  7. Ameer Abdullah stealing the show in Lions camp


    Wed, 12 Aug 2015

    2015 at 01:40 a.m. Friend(s) Email A half-decade ago, Detroit fans watched promising young running backs Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure go down with hard-luck, career-ending injuries. If Ameer Abdullah can stay healthy, the Lions

  8. U-Who? Miami, Cal top contenders for title of 'Running Back U'


    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    is one of the two Cal first-rounders in our span and one of the NFL's top players. The other first-rounder was Jahvid Best , who had to retire because of concussion issues. It took a while, but seventh-rounder Justin Forsett has paid off

  9. By the numbers: Breaking down first rounds of past 5 NFL drafts


    Wed, 29 Apr 2015

    by Arizona), DT Jared Odrick (No. 28 pick by Miami), CB Kyle Wilson (No. 29 pick by the New York Jets ), RB Jahvid Best (No. 30 pick by Detroit now is retired), DE/LB Jerry Hughes (No. 31 pick by Indianapolis) and CB Patrick Robinson

  10. Week 5 Cheat Sheet


    Sun, 5 Oct 2014

    Detroit players who outgained Megatron by at least 100 receiving yards in a game are Roy Williams (Week 3, 2007), Jahvid Best (Week 2, 2010) and Nate Burleson (Week 9, 2010). Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts Steve Smith 's 429 receiving

  11. Deciphering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fantasy RBs


    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    James Montgomery, 36 (9 percent) 2008 Shane Vereen , 142 (37 percent) 2009 Shane Vereen , 183 (48 percent) Jahvid Best , 141 (37 percent) 2010 Shane Vereen , 231 (63 percent) Isi Sofele, 69 (19 percent) 2011 C.J. Anderson , 72

  12. Doug Martin in a timeshare? Not so fast


    Thu, 17 Jul 2014

    running backs.He turned J.J. Arrington into a 2,000-yard back. Read that again. That seriously happened. Jahvid Best on just 194 carries racked up nearly 1,600 yards. Even scatback Isi Sofele was able to compile more than 1,300

  13. 2010 Fantasy draft do-over: Surprise RBs in Round 1


    Tue, 8 Jul 2014

    Moss proved he still had something in the tank in his 10th season, posting a solid 142.90 fantasy points. 48. Jahvid Best , RB, Detroit Lions (2010 ADP: Seventh round): Injuries lowered Best's statistical output, but over 1,000

  14. To make a playoff run, Lions need more third-down runs


    Tue, 20 May 2014

    Matthew Stafford has played just 13 of a possible 32 games over the previous two seasons because of injury, and Detroit's run-to-pass ratio might have something to do with that.

  15. Recent trends signal changes among fantasy rookies


    Thu, 1 May 2014

    was the lone drafted rookie running back to rank among the top 20 based on fantasy points. The following season, Jahvid Best (21st) was the highest-scoring rookie runner. Things got worse in 2011, as DeMarco Murray was the highest-scoring

  16. Running backs face uphill battle in second season


    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    has now finished second in fantasy points among runners in two of the last three seasons. 2010 186.60 +68.60 Jahvid Best showed a whole lot of potential as a rookie, posting 58 catches, over 1,000 scrimmage yards and six total touchdowns

  17. Fantasy instant debate: What's best for Chris Johnson?


    Wed, 2 Apr 2014

    with Jeff Tedford calling plays for the Bucs, Johnson could slot into a dynamic role similar to what a young, healthy Jahvid Best played for Tedford at California. Jason Smith Fantasy Analyst Johnson's future is for the birds Wherever

  18. Joe Philbin vows to change culture on Miami Dolphins


    Mon, 24 Feb 2014

    Jason Reid also addressed the subject of Sam fitting in. * The San Francisco Chronicle profiled former NFL running back Jahvid Best , who is now an assistant coach at Cal after having his career with the Detroit Lions cut short by concussions. * A

  19. What we learned about roster construction of the NFC


    Thu, 13 Feb 2014

    All NFL teams suffer stretches of bad luck, but the Lions have taken it on the chin with early round misadventures Jahvid Best , Titus Young, Ryan Broyles , Mikel Leshoure and Amari Spievey. Those calamities have contributed to the lack of depth

  20. Eddie George: I had depression after retiring from NFL


    Fri, 7 Feb 2014

    mandates school districts have a protocol for head injuries. * The Detroit Free Press reported that former running back Jahvid Best 's lawsuit against the league is unique because his claim is that the NFL erred by making him available for the draft

  21. Reports: Jahvid Best to become a student-coach for Cal-Berkeley


    Mon, 20 Jan 2014

    Golden Bear Report broke the news that former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best , whose promising career was derailed by concussions, was hired by his alma mater Cal as a student-coach. The Report said Best

  22. Former Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best to be student-coach at Cal


    Sat, 18 Jan 2014

    Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best , the No. 30 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, will be a student assistant coach at California this season.

  23. NFL players with most memorable careers cut short


    Fri, 10 Jan 2014

    career cut down by forces out of his control. When the Detroit Lions announced the release of the concussion-riddled Jahvid Best on Wednesday, my thoughts immediately turned to the NFL's shooting stars. Which players shined the brightest before

  24. Report: Former Lions RB Jahvid Best steps away from game


    Thu, 9 Jan 2014

    and safety news from the world of football: * The Detroit Free Press reported that former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best , who dealt with a series of concussions during his college and pro career, is done with football, according to former

  25. Head injury series examines how college scouting could change


    Mon, 28 Oct 2013 's concussion series, college football writer Andy Staples said college injuries suffered by players like Jahvid Best could change the way the NFL scouts draftees. Best suffered multiple concussions while playing college football through