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In an era of so much uncertainty on the NFL issue of player safety, the Detroit Lions are setting the right example by erring on the side of caution in the handling of RB Jahvid Best's concussion issues.

It was meant to be determined on Friday whether Best could be removed from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and be declared active on Monday. However, the test results have yet to conclusive, according to a report by Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.

Best has sustained three concussions that have been officially diagnosed, but the definition of a concussion is up for plenty of debate.

Also sparking plenty of debate is how the concussion issue has rocked the world of professional football.

This has occurred through player suicides due to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTC), Bleacher Report - Sports & Society
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