Lions work out former Patriots RB Mike Gillislee

By Kevin Patra

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Feb. 15, 2019 at 09:13 a.m.


Feb. 15, 2019 at 09:19 a.m.

Veterans already on the free agent market will try and score a soar on landing a brand unusual job before a smorgasbord of gamers hits the initiate market on March 13.
A form of gamers is operating reduction Mike Gillislee.

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Gillislee worked out with the Detroit Lions on Thursday, per a source steered of the insist.
Gillislee spent four video games with the Unusual Orleans Saints after being lower by the Unusual England Patriots following practicing camp. All the way by way of Tag Ingram’s suspension, Gillislee took 16 carries for 43 yards (2.7 YPC). He was once launched after Ingram returned and did not land a gig the remainder of the season.
The Lions are available within the market for a between-the-tackles tall reduction to pair with Kerryon Johnson. LeGarrette Blount is determined to be a free agent and was once mostly ineffective in his one season in Detroit.
Gillislee has skills with Lions coach Matt Patricia stemming from their time together in Unusual England in 2017.
At this stage, figuring out Gillislee is solely the Lions getting a survey at capability low-mark depth alternatives. Even a signing wouldn’t make sure that the 28-year-aged would originate the squad in August.

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