DETROIT (CBS/AP) – The Detroit Lions have released running back Jahvid Best, a first-round draft pick from 2010 who hasn’t played since October 2011 because of concussion problems.
General manager Martin Mayhew calls Best as fine a person and professional as he has ever worked with. Best says Lions fans and the people of Detroit will always hold a special place in his heart.READ MORE: Volunteers Spread Out Across Bay Area for Annual Coastal Cleanup
Best 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 football career.READ MORE: San Francisco Celebrates Rise of Lowrider Community With Car Show and Cruise
Detroit signed Reggie Bush in the offseason to help boost its inconsistent running game.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Schools, Public Health Dept. Partner to Provide Campus COVID Vaccinations
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