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MIKEL LESHOURE RUMORS

Mikel Leshoure expects to be more involved in Detroit Lions offense this season

Detroit Lions tailback Mikel Leshoure got just two carries last season, which means there's pretty much no where to go but up. And he anticipates that's exactly what's going to happen. "I can't tell you (what my role will be) during OTAs, but it looks like I'll be involved a little more that last year so far," Leshoure told MLive this week. "As...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikel Leshoure excited to have a chance to play

Lions running back Reggie Bush said last week that the offense being installed by new coordinator Joe Lombardi is “exactly” like the one that the Saints ran before and after Bush was in New Orleans. That makes sense given Lombardi came to Detroit from the Saints and it also makes things a bit more interesting for Bush’s fellow running back Mikel Leshoure. The Saints have made...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Have No Plans To Trade RB Mikel LeShoure

  Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters on Monday that they have “zero interest” in trading RB Mikel LeShoure this offseason, per Dave Birkett. According to Mayhew, they have had no trade talks with other teams regarding LeShoure who is expected to be a Lion in 2014. LeShoure’s name has come up quite often in recent years as a possible trade candidate given that it appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 24, 2014  |  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

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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