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  1. Detroit Lions release hometown hero Joique Bell


    Tue, 16 Feb 2016

    his ceiling as a viable between-the-tackles hammer with excellent pass-catching ability, playing sidekick to Mikel Leshoure and Reggie Bush . His career took a sharp downhill turn in 2015, though, leaving his speed on the operating table

  2. NFL execs weigh in: Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck rule QB roost


    Fri, 11 Sep 2015

    willing to take risks, but that April, the Lions pushed it to the limit, drafting Nick Fairley , Titus Young and Mikel Leshoure with their first three picks. All three of those guys are gone, and their class' legacy is the franchise's new

  3. NFL Roster Cuts Tracker: Down to 53


    Sun, 30 Aug 2015

    Vinston Painter , OL Matt Paradis , TE Gerell Robinson , CB Jordan Sullen , CB Lou Young Detroit Lions Cuts to 53: RB Mikel Leshoure , RB George Winn , RB Emil Igwenagu , WR Kris Durham , WR Andrew Peacock , WR Pat Edwards, TE Michael Egnew , TE

  4. Ameer Abdullah stealing the show in Lions camp


    Wed, 12 Aug 2015

    m. Friend(s) Email A half-decade ago, Detroit fans watched promising young running backs Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure go down with hard-luck, career-ending injuries. If Ameer Abdullah can stay healthy, the Lions believe their

  5. Fantasy football backfield situations by team


    Tue, 26 May 2015

    battle worth a late-round pick. It's a situation to watch. Backups: 2. Joique Bell ; 3. Theo Riddick ; 4. Mikel Leshoure 2014 Outlook: Bush and Bell were the lone teammates to both finish in the top 17 in fantasy points during the 2013

  6. Veteran Combine highlight: Mikel Leshoure


    Mon, 23 Mar 2015


    Running back Mikel Leshoure shows off his skills as he takes part in the NFL Veteran Combine.

  7. Inaugural Veteran Combine launches in Tempe


    Sun, 22 Mar 2015

    more than a few household names are also on hand. Pass rusher Michael Sam , quarterback Brady Quinn and running back Mikel Leshoure are all expected to work out on Sunday. We've spotted scouts from all 32 clubs and a smattering of general managers

  8. Switzer told Cowboys to take Murray in 2011 draft


    Fri, 6 Mar 2015

    Chiefs drafted Justin Houston -- Dallas swooped in to take Murray. Mark Ingram , Ryan Williams , Shane Vereen , Mikel Leshoure and Daniel Thomas were all picked before Murray, but none have come close to matching his impact. Whether or not

  9. Ron Rivera: Panthers looking for veteran RB


    Mon, 29 Sep 2014

    they'll have their pick among a cast of backs led by BenJarvus Green-Ellis , LaMichael James , Michael Bush , Mikel Leshoure or LaRod Stephens-Howling . The Panthers ' offense scared us before the season because of their lack of depth at

  10. Report: Mikel Leshoure visiting Indianapolis Colts


    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    Colts are meeting with free agent Mikel Leshoure , per Dave Birkett of the Detroit ..... the Detroit Lions last weekend , Leshoure averaged 3.7 yards on 31 preseason ..... NFL Draft . Just 24 years old, Leshoure should have fresh legs after being

  11. Notable NFL roster cuts as teams reduce to 53


    Sun, 31 Aug 2014

    year pro Ryan Nassib 's big preseason earned him a comeback victory over Painter in the backup quarterback race. Mikel Leshoure ( Detroit Lions ): It's a good sign for the Lions that they no longer are keeping around the disappointing big

  12. Mikel Leshoure released by Detroit Lions


    Sat, 30 Aug 2014

    Mikel Leshoure released by Detroit Lions By Kevin Patra ..... pick. The team released running back Mikel Leshoure on Saturday, the Lions announced ..... reports on each team's moves. READ Leshoure was in a battle for a roster spot behind

  13. Blake Bortles has impressive showing in Jaguars' defeat


    Sat, 23 Aug 2014

    Blake Bortles threw for 158 yards and a touchdown for the Jaguars. Jacksonville started Chad Henne, but Bortles - the third pick in this year's draft - was impressive in relief.

  14. Colts trade Cody Parkey to Eagles for David Fluellen


    Wed, 20 Aug 2014

    Henry Josey in Philadelphia. Fluellen is a power back with limited speed, similar in traits to Alfred Morris or Mikel Leshoure . He became expendable when the Eagles traded for Kenjon Barner on Tuesday. Although Eagles kicker Alex Henery has

  15. Marshawn Lynch is back but will he be the same?


    Wed, 18 Jun 2014

    quarterbacks. What do you do with Mikel Leshoure in dynasty leagues? -- @vkon1 ..... Two seasons ago, it appeared Leshoure was going to be the running back ..... staff, there is still a chance for Leshoure to carve out a niche in the offense

  16. Lions could add more running backs to offense


    Mon, 9 Jun 2014

    Leshoure , Riddick to see more work?: As if things ..... about adding more players to the mix. Mikel Leshoure recently told MLive that he expects to “ be involved a little more ..... Lions , Houston Texans , Joique Bell , Mikel Leshoure , Reggie Bush , Ryan Fitzpatrick , Theo

  17. Mikel Leshoure : 'I'll be more involved' in ground attack


    Sat, 7 Jun 2014

    Payton . Fourth-year running back Mikel Leshoure approves of the new approach ..... more than last year so far," Leshoure told MLive this week. "As far ..... involved." It would be hard for Leshoure to be less involved after the 2011

  18. Quarterbacks, receivers lead 2011 fantasy draft class


    Thu, 5 Jun 2014

    draftee Shane Vereen for snaps. The rest of the class is littered with busts and role players. Other notables: Mikel Leshoure , Daniel Thomas , Roy Helu , Bilal Powell , Jacquizz Rodgers Wide receivers Overview: The receiver position has borne

  19. Fantasy football roster resets: NFC North


    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    Golden Tate adds a new dimension to Detroit's already-pass happy offense. Roster reset looks at the Lions and the rest of the NFC North division.

  20. Detroit Lions won't pick up option on Nick Fairley


    Mon, 24 Mar 2014

    year. A few other nuggets from Mayhew, via MLive's Kyle Meinke: » The Lions fully expect to keep running back Mikel Leshoure on the roster. » Detroit and cornerback Rashean Mathis are talking about a potential return. Mathis was probably

  21. On the bubble: 24 NFC players who could be cut


    Wed, 19 Feb 2014

    to be. (Like John Carlson in Seattle.) Still, Miller is not worth $5.8 million. He's a role player. 6. Mikel Leshoure , Detroit Lions running back: He wanted a trade out of town. Now he should hit the open market (and might struggle

  22. What we learned about roster construction of the NFC


    Thu, 13 Feb 2014

    but the Lions have taken it on the chin with early round misadventures Jahvid Best, Titus Young, Ryan Broyles , Mikel Leshoure and Amari Spievey. Those calamities have contributed to the lack of depth behind Matthew Stafford , Ndamukong Suh

  23. Offseason Forecast: Detroit Lions


    Tue, 11 Feb 2014

    the Lions offense, given his age and injury concerns the past two seasons, Mayhew might decide to move on. » RB Mikel Leshoure : It's time Detroit cuts ties with the second-round draft pick who had two carries in 2013. Offseason crystal

  24. 100 fantasy facts from the 2013 football season


    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    football among running backs. Despite not being drafted until the 15th round (144.06) in most leagues ( Mikel Leshoure was drafted higher on average), the veteran runner still finished an impressive fifth in total fantasy points at

  25. Mikel Leshoure looking for situation where he can 'eat'


    Fri, 27 Dec 2013

    Mikel Leshoure looking for situation where he can ..... m. Friend(s) Email When I saw Mikel Leshoure spoke publicly about his desire for ..... Lions fan. Me: Can I have a review of Mikel Leshoure 's Lions career in 30 words or less