Mikel Leshoure RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mikel Leshoure misses two days of Lions minicamp with 'personal issue'

    Detroit News "Lions running back Mikel Leshoure participated in the team’s first day of voluntary minicamp, but was nowhere to be seen Wednesday or Thursday. Although he provided little detail, Lions coach Jim Caldwell said Thursday that Leshoure’s absence was due to a personal issue. “He did have a..." April 25

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Mayhew also said he has zero interest in trading Mikel Leshoure, expects him to be a Lion this year. Has had no trade talks of any kind yet

  • Lions RB Mikel Leshoure not going anywhere just yet

    Michigan Live "Mikel Leshoure was the Detroit Lions' leading rusher in 2012. He tumbled to fourth on the depth chart last year and touched the ball just twice. He publicly proclaimed he would like an opportunity to play, whether or not that was with the Lions. But he's not going anywhere just yet. Leshoure..." February 27

  • New Lions coach means new chance for RB Mikel Leshoure

    Detroit News "Don’t discard running back Mikel Leshoure just yet. The Lions certainly aren’t. General manager Martin Mayhew said Friday at the NFL scouting combine a new coaching staff and a new offensive system means Leshoure will have a clean slate coming into 2014. “I think he’s obviously a very talented..." February 21

  • Whether with Lions or not, Mikel Leshoure just wants 'the rock'

    Detroit Free Press "As much as anyone, Mikel Leshoure’s future with the Lions is tied to the current regime and whether it returns for a sixth season in Detroit. If Jim Schwartz, Scott Linehan and Co. are back, chances are Leshoure won’t be. He has wasted away on the bench this year and doesn’t fit Linehan’s..." December 27

  • Though idle, Lions' Mikel Leshoure believes he has much to offer

    Detroit News "Mikel Leshoure’s first three years in the NFL have been like a roller coaster, with far more screams than smiles. But the Lions running back is only 23. “I’ve got plenty of time to show the world what I can do,” he said. A second-round pick in 2011, Leshoure missed his first season after..." December 15

  • Rumors of Nicks for Leshoure trade are bogus

    Pro Football Talk "Over the last 12 hours rumors have circulated of a potential trade that would send Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks to the Lions for running back Mikel Leshoure and a third-round pick. Those rumors we’re told are unfounded. On the surface it would make sense for the Lions to move Leshoure a..." September 27

  • Lions Mikel Leshoure would welcome trade

    ESPN "Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure would welcome a trade to a team that would rely on him more a source told ESPN. Leshoure was inactive in last week's season opener despite averaging 4.5 yards per carry this preseason. The former second-round draft pick currently is Detroit's..." September 15

  • Is Lions RB Mikel Leshoure On The Bubble?

    Side Lion Report "The Detroit Lions have some difficult decisions to make as they need to cut their roster from 75 players to 53 players by 6 p.m. tomorrow. Those decisions were made more difficult with a number of bubble players stepping up in last night’s game against the Buffalo Bills. But one player that did..." August 30

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Leshoure has been working 2nd in RB rotation today. Joique Bell did first 2 days of camp most of spring

  • Former Lions RB Mel Farr believes this year's combination of runners will work for Detroit

    NFL.com "It's only natural when Mel Farr watches a Detroit Lions football game that his focus leans a little more towards the run game. That's understood seeing how Farr was the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1967 and played in two Pro Bowls during his seven seasons as a Lions' running back from..." July 09

  • Lions' Mikel Leshoure looks to gain consistency

    Detroit Free Press "Ability and availability. It’s the mantra of the NFL. Mikel Leshoure knows this. An Achilles tendon scuttled the running back’s first season. In 2012, groin and hamstring problems hampered his second season and led to uneven performances. “You know, I think at times last year we saw the..." June 17

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    Detroit Lions @DetroitLionsNFL

    #MiniCamp RT @ttwentyman: Darius Slay, Ryan Broyles, Mikel Leshoure and Devin Taylor all took part in team drills today.

  • Mikel Leshoure, Darius Slay do some OTA work despite nagging injuries

    Detroit Free Press "Mikel Leshoure practiced and played through hamstring and groin injuries that limited his production last fall. This off-season, Leshoure is taking a different approach to soft-tissue issues that hindered what was, in effect, his rookie year. Leshoure returned to practice Monday for the..." June 05