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 Leshoure not demanding trade, but other teams want him 
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Post Re: Leshoure not demanding trade, but other teams want him
m2karateman wrote:
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Yeah I don't see Leshoure going to a Rebuilding team, I see us waiting for a at least mid level contender team already thin at RB to lose a starter to Injury, then trade Leshoure with leverage. He is better than plenty of backs sitting on couches right now, or those backs would be signed, he just isn't better than our starters, primarily because he cant catch in addition to not being the same player we drafted (hard runner).


Is the trade deadline still week 6? Or did that change?

I don't think the Lions are going to move LeShoure. Just my gut instinct. I think they enjoy having that much depth at the position, and prefer to keep it that way.


I feel like they will. If he was just a mediocre runner like last year, I agree they would hold on to him, but I think his propensity for fumbles will be his downfall.

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September 26th, 2013, 2:28 pm
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Post Re: Leshoure not demanding trade, but other teams want him
m2karateman wrote:
Is the trade deadline still week 6? Or did that change?

I seem to recall it changed to week 8. Yup - it's 29 Oct, just after week 8: http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/87956 ... -key-dates


September 26th, 2013, 2:35 pm
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Post Re: Leshoure not demanding trade, but other teams want him
I'm hearing Leshoure and conditional third to Giants for Hakeem Nicks pending physicals.


September 26th, 2013, 7:34 pm
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I'm hearing Leshoure and conditional third to Giants for Hakeem Nicks pending physicals.


There hasn't been any legit source to confirm that this is a real deal in the works. We'll have to wait and see if that changes sometime soon, but it seems to good to be true.


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Post Re: Leshoure not demanding trade, but other teams want him
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Rumors of Nicks for Leshoure trade are bogus
Posted by Mike Florio on September 27, 2013, 10:05 AM EDT

Over the last 12 hours, rumors have circulated of a potential trade that would send Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks to the Lions for running back Mikel Leshoure and a third-round pick.

Those rumors, we’re told, are unfounded.

On the surface, it would make sense for the Lions to move Leshoure, a second-round pick in 2011 who hasn’t done much in two-plus seasons. With Reggie Bush and Joique Bell playing well, Leshoure has become the odd man out.

The Lions also need help at receiver after Nate Burleson broke his arm in a car accident.

But with everyone in New York on notice after the Giants failed to make it to the playoffs three times in four years, it makes no sense to trade Nicks. Even if they’ve decided to let him walk away via free agency, they need him if they’re going to turn around an 0-3 start. Otherwise, plenty of people could get fired.

Also, the Giants would potentially receive a third-round compensatory pick in 2015 if Nicks signs elsewhere. Getting Leshoure and a third-rounder in 2015 feels like a bad deal in comparison to what the Giants could get from the league office if Nicks leaves.

For the Lions, Nicks would be a one-season rental at best, given the money and cap space already devoted to Calvin Johnson and Matthew Stafford. Though the Lions have wasted plenty of picks in recent years on players who didn’t pan out, giving up a third-round pick for 13 games with Nicks is a lot to sacrifice.

Then again, if G.M. Martin Mayhew and coach Jim Schwartz fear they won’t be around to use that pick next May, they could be tempted to lose it now.

Either way, the rumors are unfounded. It doesn’t mean either or both players won’t be traded between the Lions and Giants or other teams. It means that Nicks isn’t on the verge of becoming a Lion in exchange for Leshoure.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/20 ... are-bogus/

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September 27th, 2013, 10:33 am
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Post Re: Leshoure not demanding trade, but other teams want him
I never believed that rumor simply because of the pick involved. No way would even a dumb GM move a third round pick to get a player who is on the last year of their contract. The only way that would happen is if the Lions were able to structure a new deal for him prior to the trade.

Since the deal is bogus, there is no use in really discussing it. Had the rumor been LeShoure with a fifth or sixth round pick, I probably would have been more prone to believing it.

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Nicks can barely stay healthy.

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