With Jahvid Best on the PUP list and Mikel Leshoure out for the first two games of the season due to suspension, the Lions are shorthanded on running backs heading into the regular season. While this may be cause for concern in game two against the 49ers, Detroit shouldn’t be too concerned about their matchup against the Rams. Here’s why.
Champ: Max Scherzer for going out on the mound and pitching like a number two should.
Mikel Leshoure knows that the Oakland Raiders are going to hit him hard Saturday night.
As running back Mikel Leshoure inches closer to full health, the Lions apparently are resigned to not having the services of Jahvid Best for at least the first six weeks of the regular season.
Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure is back at practice after recovering from a right hamstring injury.
What did Goodell plan to say to Leshoure and Fairley? “You are an NFL player and you have to conduct yourself a certain way and hold yourself to that standard.”
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Mikel Leshoure took the handoff from Matthew Stafford. He made two quick jukes and then burst through the line and sprinted toward the end zone.