LeGarrette Blount news, rumors and stats

 

LeGarrette Blount

New England Patriots
Running Back

Ht: 6.0 | Wt: 250

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Week By Week

YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2010TBB1320110075.01605142.800020610213
2010TEN12136.5000000.00002130
2011TBB141847814.2450151489.87001999293
2012TBB13411513.6820122.0000421530
2013NEP161537725.057023819.00001558102
Average:1165455405407001215852
Total:581272452002320270060429268

Patriots | Shane Vereen plays 62 snaps

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:17:34 -0800

New England Patriots RB Shane Vereen had a team-high 62 snaps in the team's Week 12 win over the Detroit Lions, but RB LeGarrette Blount had 17 snaps and two touchdowns in his team debut, while RB Brandon Bolden had just two snaps.

Fantasy Tip: Vereen is the safest bet for fantasy football production on the Patriots, especially in PPR leagues like FantasyScore, but the addition of Blount clearly clouds New England's backfield picture, and Bill Belichick can't be predicted on a week-to-week basis.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount back with vengeance

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:45:31 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount carried 12 times for a team-high 78 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 12 game against the Detroit Lions after re-signing with the team this week.

Fantasy Tip: Blount was running mean, as he averaged 6.5 yards per carry and made up for the absence of Jonas Gray, who was held out after missing team meetings this week. Blount could be worth a look in future weeks in FantasyScore if he continues to see regular touches.

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Patriots | Jonas Gray to split carries

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:13:56 -0800

New England Patriots RB Jonas Gray will play Sunday, Nov. 23, after being late to practice Friday, Nov. 21. He'll split carries with RB LeGarrette Blount in Week 12.

Fantasy Tip: Gray ($6,500; 13.0% of your cap) is quite pricey to be on the wrong side of Bill Belichick's patience. He's a risky RB2 on FantasyScore.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount won't unseat Jonas Gray

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:23:12 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount was not signed by the team to replace RB Jonas Gray as the between-the-tackles runner. Blount's presence gives the team another tough inside runner in the potentially poor-weather weeks ahead.

Fantasy Tip: Gray ($6,500; 13.0% of your cap) will likely take a hit once Blount ($3,100; 6.2%) gets re-acclimated to the offense. Gray was already a risky option at his elevated price on FantasyScore because the Patriots' offense is so fickle from week to week. However, he remains the one to target in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount contract update

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:03:17 -0800

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount signed a two-year deal worth as much as $2.35 million, according to a source.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount signs

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:27:51 -0800

The New England Patriots signed free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) to a two-year deal for the veteran's minimum plus incentives Thursday, Nov. 20.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

NFL | LeGarrette Blount clears waivers

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:22:24 -0800

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) went unclaimed on waivers Wednesday, Nov. 19, and is now an unrestricted free agent available to sign with any club.

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Dolphins | LeGarrette Blount not option for MIA yet

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:17:13 -0800

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) likely will not be claimed by the Miami Dolphins, but the team is not ruling out the possibility of signing him later in the season or in the offseason.

Fantasy Tip: Blount likely would be the backup to Lamar Miller if he joined the Dolphins, but he does not appear to be an option at this point. Miller, Damien Williams and Daniel Thomas will continue to handle the running back duties with Miller having the most fantasy value.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Omar Kelly

Jaguars | No interest in two RBs

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:05:11 -0800

Free-agent RBs Ben Tate (Browns) and LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) spark no interest from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Florida Times-Union - Ryan O'Halloran

NFL | LeGarrette Blount left with a minute left

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:17:10 -0800

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) reportedly left Monday night's game, on his own accord, against the Tennessee Titans with just a minute left to play. Blount was released by the Steelers Tuesday, Nov. 18.

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