Jahvid Best suing NFL, helmet maker

Updated: January 29, 2014, 2:51 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN.com

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the National Football League, helmet maker Riddell and Easton-Bell Sports over concussions, filing the lawsuit Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Circuit Court.

Best, who was a first-round draft pick for Detroit in 2010, is now out of the NFL after suffering multiple concussions with the Lions before being released in July 2013.

The civil lawsuit can seek only monetary damages, and at this point, Best's attorney, Bret ...

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