Jahvid Best

Jahvid Best

#44RB,
Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 10"/199 lbs
Born: Vallejo, California
College: California
Draft: 2010 1st round (30th pick) by the
  • Tribune Publishing

    Lions cut linebacker Christian Jones; re-sign cornerback Mike Ford

    Mar. 8—The Detroit Lions continued to clear cap space ahead of the start of the new league year next Wednesday, releasing veteran linebacker Christian Jones and offensive lineman Russell Bodine. Jones had been a reliable fixture on Detroit's defense the past three seasons, appearing in 45 games and playing more than 1,700 snaps. During that stretch, he racked up 177 tackles but only had a ...

  • Dave Birkett: Can Detroit Lions count on Kerryon Johnson to be D'Andre Swift's backup in 2021?
    Miami Herald

    Dave Birkett: Can Detroit Lions count on Kerryon Johnson to be D'Andre Swift's backup in 2021?

    For a minute, Quinn looked like he might be onto something. Johnson topped 100 yards rushing in his third career game, went for 158 on 19 carries a few weeks later and by November seemed well on his way to a 1,000-yard season. Then he hurt his knee in a Week 11 win over the Carolina Panthers, and two-and-a-half years, later his health continues to cast a pall over the Lions’ backfield.

  • Detroit Lions GM, former Chamberlain football player connects with current team members on Zoom
    WFLA

    Detroit Lions GM, former Chamberlain football player connects with current team members on Zoom

    Brad Holmes, the new general manager of the Detroit Lions, is calling the shots at the highest level of the sport but still manages to answer when he receives a call from home. That call arrived in the form of a Zoom meeting on the final Wednesday in February during seventh period at Chamberlain High School. As a Black man from Chamberlain,” asked Delio Figueredo, a junior linebacker, “what was the most difficult challenge that you faced and what is something that you constantly remind yourself ...