Posts Tagged ‘Jahvid Best’

What’s Really Causing the Lions’ Rushing Woes

The Lions’ rushing attack has been the topic of discussion for a couple of weeks and the trade/no trade for Ronnie Brown fanned the flames of discussion further.  After reading several articles, message boards and blogs I have noticed that the opinions vary on why the run game is struggling, but nobody has hit the […]

Best to Sit Out the Rest of the Season After Second Concussion?

In the wake of his second concussion of the 2011 season, people close to Lions running back Jahvid Best are asking him to consider sitting out the remainder of the year, Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com reports. Following the first 100-yard game of his career, the 2010 first-round pick out of Cal was limited to just […]

Jahvid Best Suffered Another Concussion, Could Stafford be Hurt Too?

The Battle of the Jims has distracted everybody from a pair of pressing issues after yesterday’s game.  One of them was brought to light today when the Lions acknowledged that RB Jahvid Best sustained a concussion when he was dragged down from behind and hit his head on the turf.  Best never returned to the […]

Lions vs 49ers Preview

When the 2011 schedule was released in April there were not many that would have expected the Week 6 matchup between the Lions and 49ers to be the game of the week.  Lo and behold the Lions sit at 5-0 ties atop the NFC North while the 4-1 49ers have a stranglehold atop the NFC […]

Best-led Lions stay unbeaten; beat Bears 24-13

In a sloppy game that featured a total of 26 penalties, the Lions prevailed thanks in part to a pair of big plays. Calvin Johnson caught his ninth touchdown of the season, a 73-yard bomb from Matthew Stafford to start the scoring in the second quarter, putting the Lions ahead 7-0. Despite being decimated by […]

Romo Spearheads Epic Cowboys Collapse; Lions Win 34-30

Just three weeks after the Tony Romo and the Cowboys blew a 14-point lead in New York, they found a way to demonstrate an even bigger collapse, this time at home. The Cowboys blew a 27-3 second half lead and allowed the Lions to roar all the way back and take a 34-30 win in […]

Lions Hang on in Tampa for First 2011 Win

It was a lot closer than it needed to be, but the Lions hang on in Tampa to secure their first win of the 2011 season.  The Lions dominated the first three quarters in all phases, but then allowed the Bucs to creep back into the game during a sloppy fourth quarter.  The Lions started […]

Lions Coach Schwartz Likes the Look of the Teams Running Game

According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lions coach Jim Schwartz said it’s “definitely a possibility” that Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure will see time in the same backfield next year — their games are complementary, with Best a dangerous perimeter runner and pass catcher and Leshoure a 227-pound between-the-tackles pounder — but […]