Found June 13, 2012 on The Detroit Sports Site:
PLAYERS: Mikel Leshoure
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
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Leshoure tests repaired Achilles during mini-camp

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- It's only natural to be skeptical about a running back in the NFL trying to make a comeback following surgery for a torn Achilles' tendon. Logically, it will take Mikel Leshoure until the second half of the season, if not 2013, before he returns to form for the Detroit Lions after missing all of his rookie year. But for many in the Lions' locker...

Lions' Leshoure suspended two games

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has been suspended for two games without pay and will have to give up two more game checks for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. The league announced the decision Wednesday. Leshoure pleaded guilty to marijuana possession in May after police discovered him with pot in his mouth during a traffic stop in southwestern Michigan...

Lions RB Mikel Leshoure Suspended 2 games

On Wednesday, the NFL suspended Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure for the first two games of the 2012 season. Leshoure will also be dinged two additional game checks on top of the 2 games. The 2011 second round pick was busted twice this off-season on marijuana possession.Leshoure will be allowed to stay with the team through the end of the preseason, then will be barred from the...

NFL suspends Lions' Mikel Leshoure for two games

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has been suspended for two games without pay and will have to give up two more game checks for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. The league announced the decision Wednesday. Leshoure pleaded guilty to marijuana possession in May after police discovered him with pot in his mouth during a traffic stop...

Mikel Leshoure suspended 2 games

The Lions used a 2nd round pick on Mikel Leshoure in the 2011 NFL Draft, hoping he’d help shore up a running game that had been struggling for years. To their misfortune, however, Leshoure tore his Achilles before he could ever get onto the field and missed the entirety of his rookie season. He’s close to healthy now, participating in positional drills at Lions’ minicamp, but...

Detroit Lions Links: Mikel Leshoure Takes ‘Important Step’ in Rehab From Achilles Injury

Leshoure participated in the Lions' recent three-day minicamp and took his first "live" handoff since last year's injury. Continue reading →

Lions RB Mikel Leshoure Suspended 2 Games

Allen Park, MI (Sports Network) - Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure, twice busted for marijuana possession this offseason, has been suspended two games by the NFL for violating the league's substance-abuse program. Leshoure, 22, will forfeit four game checks as part of the punishment. Lions president Tom Lewand said the team supports the decision, saying it expects...

NFL suspends Leshoure two games

The NFL announced Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has been suspended for the first two games of the 2012 season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Mikel Leshoure suspended two games by the NFL

Getty Images According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the NFL has suspended Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure for the first two games of the 2012 regular season, for violating the league substance abuse policy.  He’ll also have his paychecks for the first four games of the season taken away. Leshoure has been arrested twice this offseason for possession of marijuana...

NFL suspends Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure for 2 games, what happens to Nick Fairley?

The NFL’s two-game suspension of Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure was, indeed, the right call. The troubled second-year Lions standout-in-the-making had two marijuana-related arrests this offseason, which were then followed by teammate Nick Fairley‘s DUI over Memorial Day Weekend. Leshoure’s suspension isn’t too extreme. Two games without pay won’t dent his pocketbook...

Detroit Lions Mikel Leshourse suspended, is Nick Fairley next?

Fans of the Detroit Lions will have to wait just a few more games until Mikel Leshoure reaches the football field. After missing all of his rookie season due to injury, Leshoure has received a two-game suspension from the NFL after violating the league’s substance abuse policy earlier this year. Last month, Leshoure pleaded guilty to marijuana possession charges stemming from his...
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