Jahvid Best Not Limited During Lions' Offseason Training Program

Last week, there was some skepticism in the media over whether or not Jahvid Best had actually been medically cleared. This was based on Martin Mayhew saying that he hadn't seen Best working out. While Mayhew said that he was under the impression that Best was taking part in the offseason training program, the fact that he hadn't seen him working out with his own two eyes was concerning to some.

Jim Schwartz cleared up Mayhew's comments on Saturday by confirming that Best is "doing the same things everybody else is doing." Schwartz also explained that the while the players may be at the facility working out, right now Mayhew and the coaches have all of their focus on the draft.

"We're not practicing, but the coaches and everybody else, we've (been) in draft meetings," Schwartz said. "Martin's been in draft meetings the last week. So everybody made a big deal about, 'Oh, he hadn't seen him.' Well, that's because players are working out and everybody else is getting ready for the draft. But (Best's) working."

The obvious good news is that there don't appear to be any limitations on what Best can do right now, which makes sense considering there is no contact. The real test will be what he is allowed to do when training camp rolls around.

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