Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that former Lions second-round pick RB Mikel Leshoure is scheduled to visit with the Colts.
Leshoure, 24, was entering the final year of his rookie contract and would have made $645,000 for the 2014 season before he was waived by the Lions last weekend.
This is the first reported interest in Leshoure since he became available...
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Mikel Leshoure had been requesting a different in Detroit for some time, and Saturday morning he got a fresh start via being waived.
The Lions have informed RB Mikel Leshoure he's being waived.
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 30, 2014
Leshoure was a second-round draft pick in Detroit’s 2011 draft class.
In preparation for the 4PM Roster deadline – The Detroit Lions have decided to cut ties with running back Mikel Leshoure.
Leshoure never really took off as we anticipated in Detroit, either from lack luster performance, or a string of injuries that prevented him from being on the field.
According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Leshoure has been informed of the cut....
The Washington Redskins will keep undrafted rookie running back Silas Redd on their 53-man roster to start the season.
Redd racked up 157 yards on 34 carries (4.6 avg) this preseason adding a touchdown and three receptions. The addition of Reed to the roster means that Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson have failed to make the team.
Another Redskins note of interest is that kicker...
Today the Detroit Lions began cuts with a big name player getting axed first. Mikel Leshours the teams former draft pick has been given the boot. @davebirkett: The Lions have informed RB Mikel Leshoure he’s being waived. You can track all the Lions cuts here: RB Mikel Leshoure
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Mikel Leshoure has received a somewhat surprising number of first-team reps with the Detroit Lions in training camp. He's listed third on the depth chart.
And it appears he'll play quite a bit Saturday night when Detroit opens the preseason with a game against the Cleveland Browns (7:30 p.m., WXYZ-TV in Detroit).
But Leshoure likely won't be a significant contributor...
Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure is set to make his NFL regular-season debut this Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.
Finally healthy and unsuspended, Leshoure “will be heavily involved” in the game according to offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. Leshoure’s exact impact is still unknown, but Lions fans have been awaiting this moment ever since Detroit drafted...
Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure , who missed his entire rookie season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon, will be arraigned Monday on a marijuana possession charge, the Detroit Free Press reported.
According to the Free Press, this is the second time in two months Leshoure has faced marijuana charges. On Feb. 18, he was cited during a traffic stop for possession of...