Lions OTAs: Jahvid Best Gets First-String Reps

Jahvid Best suffered a season-ending concussion in Week 6 last year against the San Francisco 49ers and beyond that there were even questions whether or not it might jeopardize the rest of his career. For now, Best assures that he'll be back in 2012 and he has permission to be participating in regular work outs, but prolonging concerns are valid.

On Monday at OTAs, Jahvid Best was present and taking all of his reps at running back with the first string:

The key words are "no contact yet," which will be the real test. But the fact that Best is ready to get back into action is encouraging nonetheless.

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