Lions, who as i have been reporting looking to beef up at RB, will work out Steve Slaton next week. Slaton worked out for Bears today
Slaton played in six games last season, three with the Houston Texans and three with the Miami Dolphins. He finished the season with 84 yards rushing on 24 carries. Slaton is a former 1,000-yard rusher. As a rookie in 2008-09, he had 1,282 rushing yards and 377 yards receiving, but he has struggled with injuries since.
The Lions have been without injured running backs Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure this season.