Jahvid Best's rookie-season outlook

Updated: August 30, 2010, 12:44 PM ET
By Jim McCormick | Special to ESPN.com

Can Jahvid Best be the next Chris Johnson?

Jahvid Best is amazingly talented at running with a football. Jahvid Best is also potentially fragile. These are the two realities that feed and cloud the buzz surrounding this rookie.

Scouting reports on Best are traditionally rife with hyperbole: "Elusive with elite speed" is certainly part of the lexicon, but "explosive" is a mandatory declaration. His NFL combine-best 40-yard-dash time (4.35 seconds) and gaudy college résumé are ...

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