Mikel Leshoure Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Lions RB

Aug 29, 2013; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure (25) during the first half against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
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Matt FitzgeraldCorrespondent IIISeptember 15, 2013

Mikel Leshoure has yet to receive a carry for the Detroit Lions through three games. The former second-round pick was reportedly open to moving to a different team in a trade for more playing time.

ESPN insider Adam Schefter explained on Sunday, Sept. 15, that Mikel Leshoure has accepted his role, but that he wouldn't mind a fresh start where he would be a more prominent contributor:

Lions RB Mikel Leshoure has accepted role as backup. But he's wide open to being traded to a team that would rely on him more.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 15, 2013

Leshoure later denied that he would 'welcome' a trade.

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