Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/23/12
Running back Mikel Leshoure will start for the Lions on Sunday, according to the team's website, marking the regular-season debut for the 2011 second-round pick. Leshoure missed his rookie season with a torn Achilles tendon, and recently finished serving a two-game suspension after being arrested for marijuana possession twice during this past offseason. "I am pretty amped and excited," he said earlier this week. "Everything I have ever dreamed of – I've been in the NFL almost two years and this will be my first game. I am ready to roll." The Lions are averaging just 82.5 rushing yards per game.
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