Leshoure rushed for 798 yards for the Lions in 2012 but played in only three games last season.
So far Leshoure has only seen time in two games this season, and the situation seems unlikely to change – unless, perhaps, he changes teams.
When the Detroit Lions have run for over 100 yards this season, they’ve won.
For a player not even selected in the draft, Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell sure is making an impression.
After carrying the load in the running game for the Detroit Lions last season, Mikel Leshoure would reportedly welcome a trade to a team that would have more use for him this season, according to ESPN.
Steven Miller performed well in the last preseason game, and he knew it.
He played for the Indianapolis Colts in 2011 and the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012, and now he is contesting Leshoure for the Lions’ main backup spot.
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Joique Bell and Mikel Leshoure rushed for more than a combined 1,000 yards in Detroit’s pass-happy offense last year and offensive coordinator Scott Linehan thinks there’s still room for both of them.
The Detroit Lions have signed free agent RB Reggie Bush to a contract.