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5 hours ago
Rotoworld
Lions waived RB Mikel Leshoure.
Detroit News 3 hours ago

Reports: Lions cut RB Mikel Leshoure

The Lions waived running back Mikel Leshoure Saturday as part of the cuts to trim the roster to 53 players, according to reports, leaving just one player left from their 2011 draft class.
Detroit Lions — With Mikel Leshoure gone, only Nick Fairley remains from 2011 draft

Detroit Lions — With Mikel Leshoure gone, only Nick Fairley remains from 2011 draft

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure was waived today, according to multiple reports. Leshoure was given plenty of chances in training camp and the preseason, but obviously it didn't work. That leaves only Nick Fairley still on the roster from the 2011 Lions’ draft. They used to say it takes five years to adequately judge a team’s draft class, but I think we can jump the gun on this one. Miserable, lousy, disastrous — pick one. Let’s recap: — Fairley was the 13th overall pick. He has not lived up to that designation. He’s just been too inconsistent. So much so...
Detroit Free Press 4 hours ago

Detroit Lions cut ties with former second-round pick Mikel Leshoure

Two years ago, he was the Detroit Lions leading rusher. Now, he's out of a job.
Pride Of Detroit 5 hours ago

Lions roster cuts: Mikel Leshoure released

The Detroit Lions have decided to part ways with running back Mikel Leshoure. Follow all of the Lions' moves as they get down to 53 players with our roster cuts tracker. The Detroit Lions' first roster cut of the day is out, according to Dave Birkett, and we now know that running back Mikel Leshoure is being let go. Leshoure's time in Detroit comes to an end after an up-and-down few years. He began his career by blowing out his Achilles in training camp, but he came back a year later and ran for 798 yards and nine touchdowns in 14 games. Last year, however, Leshoure was active for only...
KFFL 7 hours ago

Lions | Mikel Leshoure to be cut

Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure ...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 8, 2014
Mikel Leshoure excited to see the field again, whether or not he's trade bait

Mikel Leshoure excited to see the field again, whether or not he's trade bait

why play Leshoure so much in the preseason? Conspiracy theorists will say the Lions are shopping Leshoure, in hopes of fortifying a position of less depth. And Leshoure didn't exactly dispute that notion, nor did he confirm it.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 5, 2014
Opinion: Preseason offers Detroit Lions opportunity to showcase RB Mikel Leshoure as a trade chip

Opinion: Preseason offers Detroit Lions opportunity to showcase RB Mikel Leshoure as a trade chip

The Lions are loaded with depth at running back and might be able to fill a roster need by shopping Leshoure. He could facilitate a move with a productive preseason.

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