Jahvid Best not cleared to play, moved to PUP list


ALLEN PARK — Jahvid Best failed to clear the necessary hurdles to return to action as the Detroit Lions opened training camp on Friday, landing the running back on the physically able to perform (PUP) list.

Best, who participated in the Lions’ organized team activities and mandatory minicamp the past two months, still hasn’t been cleared for contact after sustaining a season-ending concussion in Week 6 last season.

After declaring himself symptom-free back in June, Best was relatively upbeat about this seemingly disappointing setback.

 “I’m not disappointed,” Best said. “The only thing I’m worried about is doing everything I can to get cleared. Once I get cleared, I’ll be out there.”  Read more…