Mikel Leshoure would welcome trade

Updated: September 15, 2013, 1:24 PM ET
By Adam Schefter | ESPN

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure would welcome a trade to a team that would rely on him more, a source told ESPN.

Leshoure was inactive in last week's season opener despite averaging 4.5 yards per carry this preseason. The former second-round draft pick currently is Detroit's third-string running back behind Reggie Bush and Joique Bell.

The Lions are a pass-oriented team, and although Leshoure can catch the ball out of the backfield, he would prefer to be on a team that ...

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