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Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz announced that rookie running back Mikel Leshoure is out for the season after tearing his Achilles in practice on Monday. The Lions selected Leshoure in the second round, 57th overall, out of the University of Illinois in April's draft. Leshoure ran for 2,557 yards and 23 touchdowns while starting 17 of 33 games for the Illini. He also caught 37 passes for 439 yards and five scores.

 
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