Best has not played at all this season after suffering his second concussion in 2011. Best, who has played in just 22 games in his three-year NFL career, has not yet been cleared for contact.
Fantasy Impact: Jahvid Best was a fantasy football star in the early part of 2011, but the season-ending concussion derailed his fantasy value. The Lions are exercising extreme caution with Best, as they should.
In Best's absence, Mikel Leshoure has been the Lions' No. 1 option in the backfield. Leshoure's season has been up and down due to some tough match-ups and his own inconsistency.