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Jahvid Best to miss another game

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Kevin Smith will get a chance to add to the “best story in the NFL.”

Lions running back Jahvid Best will miss his fifth straight game since suffering a concussion in the team’s October 16th loss to the 49ers. Best didn’t practice at all this week. Coach Jim Schwartz said that Best was improving last week, but that improvement has obviously not come fast enough for him to get back onto the field. Smith had a huge game for the Lions last week and he’ll likely need another one if the Lions are going to hand Green Bay their first loss of the season.

The Lions also ruled punter Ryan Donahue out for the Thanksgiving game. Defensive end Lawrence Jackson, who didn’t play against the Panthers last week, is listed as doubtful with a thigh injury.

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18 Responses to “Jahvid Best to miss another game”
  1. trbowman says: Nov 23, 2011 5:54 PM

    Lol….first rounder on a part time, third down back

  2. test2402 says: Nov 23, 2011 5:57 PM

    Injuries change everything. Good thing Tim Tebow is immune to all injuries.

  3. mjkelly77 says: Nov 23, 2011 5:58 PM

    Methinks Jahvid Best is done for the season. The Lions running game really got hurt when Mikel Leshoure tore his Achilles tendon in the pre-season. Too bad.

  4. bigboi30 says: Nov 23, 2011 6:02 PM

    You get better Brst. We will miss you. Hate to see you miss this game. It is going to be one hell of a game. I see Green Bay loosing thier first game. But it will be a hard fought close game decided by less then one score. Get better Best. You will be needed down the stretch.

  5. downsouth49er says: Nov 23, 2011 6:09 PM

    My niners caused this, lmao!!!

  6. snixxx says: Nov 23, 2011 6:10 PM

    He’s got a lot to prove, but Kevin Smith against Carolina had a better game than Best had all year… Keep it up Kevin!!!

  7. beastofeden says: Nov 23, 2011 6:33 PM

    It’s Over Jahvid. Hope you took advantage of your free ride to UC Berkeley

  8. nflfollower says: Nov 23, 2011 6:50 PM

    Packers are missing Nick Collins, Lions are missing Best and LeShoure….

    So please no excuses by either side after tomorrow’s game.

  9. Soulman45 says: Nov 23, 2011 6:56 PM

    Stay out as long as it take come back will for the home team run though the playoff to the Super Bowl.
    Happy Thanksgiving to all football fans.

  10. Brandon says: Nov 23, 2011 7:37 PM

    To all the Best haters, I agree that Kevin Smith had a great game against my lowly Panthers…. but ask yourself this, what running back DOESN’T have a career day vs our atrocious run defense?

  11. johnnycash19 says: Nov 23, 2011 9:04 PM

    To the people making fun of Best’s injury, you guys are disgusting. Laughing at a guy for having a concussion? Seriously? Whats the matter with you?

    Especially the 9ers fan.
    Yeah you’re going places in life.

    Disgusting to make fun of a guy for getting a concussion.

  12. dewalt2990 says: Nov 23, 2011 9:32 PM

    SF has the dirties fans in the NFL.

  13. kd727 says: Nov 23, 2011 11:41 PM

    @dewalt- And the gayest…not that there’s anything wrong with that.

  14. megatronownsyou says: Nov 24, 2011 12:32 AM

    Some of you people’s idiocy amazes me.
    Good decision to sit and get your head straight.
    Hey niners fans you play in the worst division in football and you will be eliminated from the playoffs in the first round. your coach is a complete tool too.

  15. bigboi30 says: Nov 24, 2011 12:51 AM

    You know I hate the 9ers but I respecyed ehat they were doing. But it seems every injury report caused by them, thier fams laugh and have a party. Im all about tough, hard nosed, in the trenches football, but we dont cheer when a man goes out and performs for our pleasure, and almost cost his career amd life. I tell you what even with Bests injury, I dare that pathetic, jaw flapping, lowlife of a 9er fan, to laugh his a$$ off in Best face. 9er fan needs to take his “san fransisco treat” like the btch he is.

  16. lionsfanatic84 says: Nov 24, 2011 1:29 AM

    The same people that call lions dirty, make fun of injuries especially concussions. You stay classy 9ers fans

  17. angelosdraftboard says: Nov 24, 2011 1:40 AM

    SF has the dirties fans in the NFL.

    _______________________________yes, and the Lions have the dirtiest players in the NFL.

  18. mikekling says: Nov 24, 2011 2:39 AM

    “My niners caused this, lmao!!!” – wow, real classy jack ass.

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