Running back Reggie Bush was released by the Detroit Lions after two seasons, and he is now scheduled to visit the New England Patriots.
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Bush began his career with the New Orleans Saints after being selected second overall in the 2006 draft, and he eventually went to the Miami Dolphins in 2011, where he rushed for a career-high 1,086 yards.
In his first season with the Lions, Bush reached the 1,000-yard mark before suffering ankle and back injuries in 2014.
The Patriots have let Shane Vereen walk in free agency, and he signed with the New York Giants. Stevan Ridley is also expected to leave after hitting the market.
Bush would provide quality depth along with LeGarrette Blount and Jonas Gray and may even win the starting job.
He would likely assume the same role that Vereen played as a pass catcher and speed back.
NFL on ESPN revealed Bush’s expected Patriots visit on Twitter.
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) March 13, 2015