LeGarrette Blount RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lions hope to create a platoon backfield with LeGarrette Blount, Theo Riddick

    Michigan Live "For years, the Lions had a prototype for the back who would stand next to Matthew Stafford in the shotgun or pistol, but the old guard is changing. An inefficiency in results will do that over time. The Stafford offense has often operated with a scat back who could operate..." June 14

  • Lions agree to deal with Blount

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions have reached a one-year, $4.5 million deal with running back LeGarrette Blount, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Detroit also had interest in DeMarco Murray, Jonathan Stewart and Frank Gore. The Lions are trying to upgrade a running game that ranked 32nd in the NFL last season." March 16

  • LeGarrette Blount to visit Lions on Friday

    247 Sports "The Detroit Lions' courting of premier running backs continues, as running back LeGarrette Blount will visit the team on Friday, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter. A prospective union between Blount and the Lions would re-unite the bruiser of a running back with new Lions head coach..." March 15

  • LeGarrette Blount on Eagles return: It’s early, so we’ll see

    Pro Football Talk "Running back LeGarrette Blount won his second Super Bowl in as many years when the Eagles knocked off the Patriots earlier this month and became part of a select group of players who won those Super Bowls with two different teams. Blount isn’t signed for 2018, so he could have a chance at..." February 19

  • Eagles' LeGarrette Blount not interested in Brett Favre pep talk

    Sportsnaut "For the second consecutive year, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrete Blount will be playing in the Super Bowl. He’s going to be doing so against a Patriots team he earned the Lombardi with last season. We’re pretty sure that Blount has some extra motivation after the Patriots decided not..." February 01

  • LeGarrette Blount not bothered by diminishing role

    Penn Live "As Jay Ajayi's role in the Philadelphia Eagles' backfield expanded recently, LeGarrette Blount's shrank. Blount played at least 22 snaps in 9 of Philly's first 11 games, but over the past three weeks, the bruising 250-pound running back has been on the field for no more than 17 offensive plays..." December 23