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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount fails running test

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:59:45 -0700

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount was placed on the Non-Football Injury list because he was not able to complete the conditioning test at the start of training camp. Players have to run 20 sprints of 50 yards in under eight seconds to pass the test, but Blount was only able to complete 12 reps.

Fantasy Tip: Blount likely will be activated at some point during camp when he improves his conditioning. Blount is the leading candidate to receive most of the carries this season and could be a middle-round option in drafts if he is in good shape.

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

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount goes to NFI list

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:47:36 -0700

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (undisclosed) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: Blount is already suspended for the first game of the season, and he is expected to be available for the remaining 15 games. He should be the Patriots' lead back after Week 1 and is worth at least drafting as a RB3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Houston Chronicle - Aaron Wilson

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount suspended

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:56:07 -0700

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount has been suspended for the 2015 NFL regular-season opener.

Fantasy Tip: As it stands, there's no telling who could be the main beneficiary in Week 1 for the Patriots. Travaris Cadet will probably have the most value in point-per-reception leagues, while Jonas Gray seems like the better play from a standard scoring perspective.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount has charges withdrawn

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:41:18 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount completed his 50 hours of community service, and his drug charge from earlier this season has been withdrawn, according to his attorney.

Fantasy Tip: Looking ahead to Sunday, Blount ($7,777; 15.5% of your cap) is a risky pick on FantasyScore when Marshawn Lynch is the same price. It's very possible the Pats use Blount to wear down the Seattle Seahawks defense. However, we'd much rather have Lynch at an equal price.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount didn't force Steelers' hand

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:56:32 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount didn't orchestrate his release from the Pittsburgh Steelers. "You know things didn't work out as planned … So we decided to part ways. I ended up here and now I'm about to play in the Super Bowl," Blount said Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount to have big role?

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:00:40 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount should be a factor in Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Feb. 1, in the opinion of Boston Herald writer Karen Guregian. Despite Seattle's highly ranked run defense, they lost games earlier this season to both the Kansas City Chiefs and the Dallas Cowboys, who used run-heavy game plans. The Green Bay Packers also had early success on the ground against the Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game. The Packers opened up holes by overloading lanes with pulling linemen, which is something the Patriots like to do with their guards and tackles. If the Patriots stay away from the run, Seattle's linebackers will drop back in zone coverage, making it tougher on the Patriots' passing game.

Fantasy Tip: The Patriots ran the ball just 14 times against the top-ranked run defense of the Baltimore Ravens in the divisional round of the playoffs, but using Blount on the ground against Seattle should help open the passing game against the Seahawks’ tough secondary. The run game could also be used to exploit injured FS Earl Thomas (shoulder).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Karen Guregian

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount has outstanding performance

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:37:24 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount ran for 148 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries in the team's win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18. "He makes contact on every play and seems to enjoy it. He's like a boxer throwing body punches. Eventually, he wears guys down and starts breaking those big runs," OG Ryan Wendell said. Blount played 42 offensive snaps in the game, passing his previous season high of 30. He also ran for 69 yards after contact against the Colts, according to ESPN Stats and Information.

Fantasy Tip: Blount has been the power back that the Patriots have needed down the stretch, but it's too hard to say how valuable he'll be in New England for fantasy owners next season, especially the way Bill Belichick changes up his backfield usage on a game-by-game basis.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Colts | Pats have run all over Colts

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:13:03 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount ran for 166 yards against the Indianapolis Colts in the divisional matchup between the two teams in 2013, and RB Jonas Gray slashed Indy for 201 yards on the ground this past November. The Patriots used an offense that featured a power-back look with a sixth offensive lineman against the Colts in November. "As a defensive player, you don't want to ever have that happen again," Colts DE Cory Redding said. "We didn't have our best game. It's up to us to do what we've done the past few weeks, to make sure that never happens again." New England rushed for just 14 total yards in their divisional win over the Baltimore Ravens last weekend, but they pretty much abandoned the run in the second half.

Fantasy Tip: Don't expect a repeat performance for Gray ($3,400, 6.8% of cap), who has fallen down the running back depth chart. Gray didn't even have a single carry in last weekend's game. It's always dicey going with a Patriots running back at FantasyScore, but this might be the week to put faith in Blount ($4,500, 9.0% of cap).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Wells

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount in line for big game?

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:10:07 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount ran for 166 yards and four touchdowns against the Indianapolis Colts in the playoffs last year, and RB Jonas Gray ran for 201 yards and four scores in Week 11.

Fantasy Tip: Indianapolis has had major issues stopping New England's power running game recently, and if Gray is inactive again this weekend, Blount could be a sneaky play at FantasyScore.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount taken off injury report

Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:42:11 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (illness) was removed from the team's injury report Thursday, Jan. 8.

Fantasy Tip: Blount should be good to go this weekend against the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens were one of the best defenses against the run in 2014, however, making Blount a less than attractive option at $4,500 (9.0% of cap) on FantasyScore.

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

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount limited Wednesday

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:10:59 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (illness) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 7.

Fantasy Tip: Blount ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) should be ready to play this weekend against the Baltimore Ravens. He's a weak FantasyScore play, though, since the Ravens were one of the best run-stopping units in all of football this season.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount questionable

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:38:05 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 26, and is listed as questionable for Week 17.

Fantasy Tip: It is not known if Blount will dress for the game, so owners will need to check the inactive list before deciding on their lineup. Blount may not be the best option to use since the team has already clinched the top seed and could limit his playing time.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount limited

Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:30:17 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 25. The Patriots did not practice Thursday, so this is an estimation.

Fantasy Tip: Blount is a risky option to use on FantasyScore this week if he is active, because he could be pulled from the game early since the team has the No. 1 spot in the playoffs clinched.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: WEEI.com - Ryan Hannable

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount limited Wednesday

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:31:32 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Check back on Blount's status Friday when the official injury report comes out. The Bills rank 13th in the NFL against the rush, and it's uncertain if the Patriots will rest players since they have the No. 1 seed already sewn up. It might be best to shy away from Blount for FantasyScore purposes just to be on the safe side.

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Patriots | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:30:43 -0800

The New England Patriots have declared CB Alfonzo Dennard, OG Dan Connolly, RB James White, OT Jordan Devey, WR Julian Edelman, CB Kyle Arrington, RB LeGarrette Blount inactive for Week 16.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount inactive

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:22:09 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) is inactive Sunday, Dec. 21.

Fantasy Tip: Jonas Gray ($3,400; 6.8% of your cap) has a tough matchup against the New York Jets, but he's a nice low-end flex buy on FantasyScore.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount, Shane Vereen questionable

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:08:59 -0800

New England Patriots RBs LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) and Shane Vereen (ankle) both were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 19, and are questionable for Week 16 against the New York Jets.

Fantasy Tip: The Pats are facing a Jets team whose strength on defense is stopping the run, immediately making Blount ($4,500) and Vereen ($4,700) unattractive FantasyScore options. Add in the uncertainty in New England's backfield and you have two options to avoid for daily rosters.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount, Shane Vereen limited

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:54:56 -0800

New England Patriots RBs LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) and Shane Vereen (ankle) were both limited for the second straight day in practice Thursday, Dec. 18.

Fantasy Tip: After Jonas Gray came back into the running back picture last week, it's hard to trust Bill Belichick, Blount ($4,500) or Vereen ($4,700) at FantasyScore. The New York Jets also feature a fairly stingy run defense, making both running backs even less attractive in daily leagues this week.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount, Shane Vereen limited

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:20:19 -0800

New England Patriots RBs LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) and Shane Vereen (ankle) were both limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Fantasy Tip: After having double-digit carries each of the previous three games, Blount ($4,500) had only eight carries in Week 15, as most of the running work came from Jonas Gray. Vereen ($4,700) continues to see his role limited, as well. It's anyone's guess what Bill Belichick will do on a weekly basis, but Blount likely remains your safest play at FantasyScore. However, this week against the New York Jets should be one to especially look to avoid any Pats runners.

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Patriots | LeGarrette Blount misses practice

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:19:54 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Blount ($5,300) will play against the Miami Dolphins. He's been featured by the Pats as their main rusher lately (he had 20 carries last week), so it makes more sense to run with him at FantasyScore, especially in Week 15 against a Miami unit that has been vulnerable on the ground of late.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Providence Journal - Mark Daniels

Patriots | LeGarrette Blount resolves court case

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:32:18 -0800

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount will have his marijuana possession charge in Pittsburgh dropped if he serves 50 hours of community service by February. Blount could still receive a punishment from the NFL once his case is resolved, according to his attorney.

Fantasy Tip: It does not look like Blount receive any punishment before the end of the season, so he should be available for fantasy owners over the last few weeks of the season. Blount has received a good number of carries since joining the Patriots and probably will continue to receive a good amount of carries. He costs $5,300 on FantasyScore and could be a running back or flex option for owners.

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Patriots | Pats could rely on running game

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:21:59 -0800

New England Patriots RBs LeGarrette Blount and Jonas Gray could run the ball a lot in Week 13 against the Green Bay Packers, which ranks 30th in the league against the run.

Fantasy Tip: Blount ($4,900; 9.8% of your cap) could be the one they turn to, or they could go back to Jonas Gray ($3,400; 6.8%) after his benching. Blount figures to have the upper hand considering how much he came through for the team last week. This was also the period where he had his three best games last season. Blount makes for a good flex option with some uncertainty.

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

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Broncos | Denver not expected to sign RB

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:52:41 -0800

Free-agent RBs Ben Tate (Browns) and LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) aren't expected to draw interest from the Denver Broncos. It is late into the season and is tough for a new running back to learn a Peyton Manning-led system.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like the Broncos will stick with C.J. Anderson and Juwan Thompson until Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman return. Both face a tough test in the form of the Miami Dolphins this week, who have allowed just four rushing touchdowns to running backs this year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Denver Post - Mike Klis

Steelers | LeGarrette Blount released

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:29:41 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers released RB LeGarrette Blount Tuesday, Nov. 18.

Fantasy Tip: The release of Blount could mean more reps for Dre Archer behind Le'Veon Bell. Archer will likely not get enough reps to warrant being considered in FantasyScore.

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Steelers | LeGarrette Blount a problem

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:28:05 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount left the field before the game was over Monday, Nov. 17, apparently upset that he didn't have a carry in the game. At least one teammate thought the team should leave him in Nashville. Blount has been an internal problem for more than a month and sources said he is dragging down star RB Le'Veon Bell. Some players have been pushing for the team to release him due to his attitude.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Ravens | Terrell Suggs fined

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:45:22 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs was fined $8,268 for a late hit on Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount in the team's Week 9 game.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Steelers | LeGarrette Blount to return kicks

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:26:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount will replace RB Dri Archer as the team's kick returner.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Dale Grdnic

Steelers | LeGarrette Blount unlikely to sit

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:30:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount will not be suspended or rendered inactive by the team following his preseason arrest. The collective bargaining agreement doesn't allow the team to suspend players for violations of the drug policy.

Fantasy Tip: Blount is a weak RB4 with some TD-only upside, but best serves as a handcuff to Le'Veon Bell.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell will play

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:14:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RBs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will play in the team's final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Starters normally don't play in the final preseason game, perhaps indicating this could be part of the punishment the two face for being charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana. Bell and Blount are still awaiting a decision on possible suspensions.

Fantasy Tip: The decision on a suspension should come any day now, though it may only be for a game or two if there is indeed a suspension issued.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell status

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:41:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RBs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount could still face a suspension from the team, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Bell and Blount were recently charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.

Fantasy Tip: Keep tabs on this situation. If the two are suspended, it probably won't be for very long. Bell remains an RB2 option with RB1 upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Scott Brown

Steelers | LeGarrette Blount expected to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:49:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount is expected to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21.

Fantasy Tip: Blount will not see any change to his fantasy football status in the immediate future.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | LeGarrette Blount may see ban

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:02:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount could face a one-game suspension for his arrest stemming from a marijuana possession charge. However, the suspension may not be rendered anytime soon.

Fantasy Tip: Blount's fantasy stock is unchanged unless the team invokes a suspension.

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Steelers | LeGarrette Blount travels

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:52:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount accompanied the team for its preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Steelers | LeGarrette Blount charged

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:40:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount and RB Le'Veon Bell were charged by Ross Township Police Wednesday, Aug. 20, with marijuana possession.

Fantasy Tip: Blount could potentially be facing a one-game suspension, if you look around the league. Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe was penalized one game by the league for a similar infraction. However, the club could also potentially step up and penalize Blount (and Bell), too. His fantasy value was a bit limited with Bell expected to get a lion's share of the carries, but he is even less attractive if he misses any playing time.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Colin Dunlap

Steelers | Preseason to determine RB rotation

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:42:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said training camp and preseason games will determine how the team uses RBs Le'Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount and Dri Archer in the running game.

Fantasy Tip: Bell is expected to receive most of the snaps at the position and should be taken in the first few rounds in most fantasy leagues. Blount probably should be considered as a handcuff to Bell or later-round flier in drafts. Archer likely will not be selected in a majority of drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Dan Hanzus

Steelers | May go with three RBs on roster

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:35:01 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers may consider keeping on RBs Le'Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount and Dri Archer on their final roster and having one running back on their practice squad.

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Steelers | Le'Veon Bell could see 300 carries

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 05:45:46 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell will likely see 300 carries this season, but not much more than that as the team will use RBs LeGarrette Blount and Dri Archer to spell him and keep him fresh.

Fantasy Tip: Bell should also see a handful of receptions to make him a serviceable RB1.

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Steelers | LeGarrette Blount seeing a lot of snaps

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:42:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount is being used in a variety of ways during practice. He has been lined up in the slot, flanked outside and has been in some two-back sets with RB Le'Veon Bell.

Fantasy Tip: Blount is known for his bruising running style, but the fact that the coaching staff is willing to toy around with using him in different ways is encouraging. If you draft Bell, Blount is definitely worth considering as a handcuff.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Alan Robinson

Steelers | LeGarrette Blount impressing

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:13:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount has "impressed" the coaching staff, and he figures to form a one-two punch with RB Le'Veon Bell. However, rookie RB Dri Archer could also work his way into the picture.

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Steelers | LeGarrette Blount not expected to run much

Sun, 01 Jun 2014 14:09:40 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount is expected to receive six to eight carries per game behind RB Le'Veon Bell.

Fantasy Tip: That renders him fairly useless in fantasy outside of being a handcuff. He'll have value in TD-heavy leagues if he figures into goal-line carries.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Gerry Dulac