Jahvid Best not taking part in Lions offseason workouts
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 19, 2013
Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said running back Jahvid Best wasn’t taking part in voluntary conditioning workouts, via Anwar Richardson of MLive.com. The Lions have good participation in their offseason program, but one guy who isn’t there may never be there again. He still hasn’t been cleared by doctors, and until he is, any thought of what he might do on the field is secondary.Allen Park With the first pick in this year's NFL draft, the Detroit Lions select … no one. "Not gonna happen," Mayhew said, not that anybody really believed that it might. Beyond that, though, Mayhew in keeping with his annual tradition wasn't offering much insight into his team's plans for next week's draft.
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