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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