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Lions' Best could be signed before Suh

ALLEN PARK -- Coach Jim Schwartz expects he might see running back Jahvid Best in camp before Ndamukong Suh makes an appearance. Both were first-round draft picks, but Suh was second and Best was the 30th overall pick.

First-round players are basically slotted into position. So now that the 27th, 28th and 32nd picks have been signed, it easier to see where Best's contract would fit in.

"Suh is a little different. ... When one domino falls all of a sudden you start getting a lot more. I think the biggest domino in this draft is obviously Sam Bradford at No. 1. Once that domino falls the others will fall pretty quickly,'' Schwartz said today (Friday).

Bradford has yet to agree to a deal with the St. Louis Rams. Schwartz shrugged off the notion that Suh could fall too far behind if he misses the first few days of camp which opens Saturday.

"An extended period of time he would miss would be significant, missing a few days here or there, it's part of this business,'' Schwartz said. "Guys deal with injuries, guys deal with all kind of different things. I don't think that would set him back, but an extended period would definitely set him back.''

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