After missing the past five games due to concussion-related issues, Lions RB Jahvid Best will be placed on injured reserve, the team's website reported Friday.
Following a concussion to starter Jahvid Best and a voided trade, the Lions are adjusting at running back once again.
The Lions started practice Wednesday without Jahvid Best, who is out with concussion-like symptoms.
In a pass-first offense, Lions RB Jahvid Best has a varied and important role.
The Lions' second-half surge to beat Chicago displayed Detroit's many strengths — and featured a big contribution from a part of the offense that had struggled.
Jahvid Best's 88-yard run in the third quarter powered Detroit to a 24-13 win over Chicago on Monday night, giving the Lions a three-game edge over the Bears in the standings.
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Lions RB Jahvid Best left Friday's game at Cleveland with an undisclosed injury.
The Lions found a complementary back to Jahvid Best in Mikel Leshoure, and he could provide a spark as a rookie.
We all knew the Lions could use a cornerback and two linebackers. But right now, they are just having fun collecting lots and lots of talent.
Keen Lions fans have noticed that the team has done a lot of homework on this year's crop of running backs, something that has elicited mild surprise.
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano referenced a certain Lions back who had a successful rookie campaign, maybe hinting at who the Dolphins will look for to fill the need at RB.
The Lions have won three games in a row for the first time since 2007, and the improved run game and defense have had a lot to do with it.
The Lions took advantage of two interceptions to score 17 points in the final 4:37 Sunday and rally past the reeling Dolphins 34-27.
While first-round RBs Ryan Mathews and C.J. Spiller have disappointed, undrafted RBs Chris Ivory and LeGarrette Blount have made names for themselves with a few other relatively unknown rookie backs coming on late in the season.