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MIKEL LESHOURE RUMORS

2011 Second-Round Picks On Contract Years: Offense

Mikel Leshoure, Lions Running Back (Left)- Draft Position: 57th Overall- Mikel Leshoure missed all of his rookie year with an injury, ran for 800 yards and 9 touchdowns in his sophomore season, and saw just two rushing attempts in 2013. Leshoure is stuck behind Reggie Bush and Joique Bell, who will split carries as one of the league's better halfback tandems. Barring injury,...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikel Leshoure excited to see the field again, whether or not he's trade bait

Mikel Leshoure has received a somewhat surprising number of first-team reps with the Detroit Lions in training camp. He's listed third on the depth chart. And it appears he'll play quite a bit Saturday night when Detroit opens the preseason with a game against the Cleveland Browns (7:30 p.m., WXYZ-TV in Detroit). But Leshoure likely won't be a significant contributor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure on his way out?

The Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure will welcome a trade to a team that will utilize him. In Sunday’s matchup against the Arizona Cardinals Leshoure was listed as inactive. Leshoure hasn’t been the same player since rupturing his Achilles tendon in 2011. Furthermore, the Lions have Reggie Bush and Joique Bell, who fit better in the offense that the Lions run. ESPN’s Adam...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikel Leshoure doesn't look like the same player

According to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com, Lions running back Mikel Leshoure doesn’t look like the same player. Leshoure would be a nice change up for the Lions, but he can’t seem to stay healthy. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions fumble game away to Bears

Under the big lights of Monday Night Football, it was the Detroit Lions who succumbed to the pressure while the Chicago Bears held strong.As the 13-7 score dictates, both defenses played well, but it was Chicago’s defense that won the game.The Bears came up with one big play after another, forcing four Lions turnovers, none bigger than a Joique Bell fumble at the Bears’ goal...
Via isportsweb.com
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

The impact of Mikel Leshoure

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure is set to make his NFL regular-season debut this Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Finally healthy and unsuspended, Leshoure “will be heavily involved” in the game according to offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.  Leshoure’s exact impact is still unknown, but Lions fans have been awaiting this moment ever since Detroit drafted...
Via isportsweb.com
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL suspends LeShoure two games

Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Repor: LeShoure arraigned on marijuana posession

It's been a tough couple of years for the Detroit Lions' Mikel LeShoure. A preseason Achilles tear kept him off the field for the 2011 season, and it looks like his promising career has hit another speed bump. According to an ESPN radio report, the second-year running back from the University of Illinois was arraigned Monday on charges of marijuana possession. If the allegations...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Leshoure charged in pot bust

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure , who missed his entire rookie season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon, will be arraigned Monday on a marijuana possession charge, the Detroit Free Press reported. According to the Free Press, this is the second time in two months Leshoure has faced marijuana charges. On Feb. 18, he was cited during a traffic stop for possession of...
Via Fox Sports
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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