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LeGarrette Blount

Detroit Lions
Running Back

Ht: 6.0 | Wt: 250

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Lions | Kerryon Johnson set for big role?

Fri, 25 May 2018 18:31:04 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson and LeGarrette Blount were "no doubt" the top two running backs during OTAs Thursday, May 24, according to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson has the long-term upside, but he and Blount will likely split carries on early downs and near the goal line in some capacity. Keep an eye on the situation because there is a good chance one of these backs emerges as a RB3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Ameer Abdullah unlikely to contribute much

Fri, 18 May 2018 09:24:11 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson and LeGarrette Blount are expected to receive much of the early-down work with Theo Riddick playing a third-down role, potentially leaving Ameer Abdullah potentially as a game-day inactive or on the roster bubble, according to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Detroit to use committee backfield

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 10:37:32 -0700

Detroit Lions RBs LeGarrette Blount, Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick and others are expected to be used as a committee, according to head coach Matt Patricia. Patricia is a proponent of using a running back's strengths in favorable situations.

Fantasy Tip: Detroit's running game has been stagnant for years now, frustrating fantasy managers. That frustration may not subside with Patricia at the helm. Blount has more upside in standard leagues as the Lions' main touchdown threat, while Riddick possesses RB2 to RB3 upside in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | LeGarrette Blount joining Detroit

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:37:01 -0700

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Eagles) has agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions worth $4.5 million, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Detroit's ground game has been miserable in recent years, and Blount should immediately become the lead back in between the tackles and near the goal line. He could sneak into RB2 territory.

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

Lions | LeGarrette Blount to visit Lions

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:17:04 -0700

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount is scheduled to visit the Detroit Lions on Friday, March 16.

Fantasy Tip: It would be a good fit for Blount to land with the Lions, who have not had a desirable running game in years. In fact, they just produced the league's worst rush attack this past season, so it's a sure bet that Detroit will do something to address this obvious need. Blount saw his numbers go down in 2017 but he could potentially be a legit RB2 as the Lions' lead back.

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

Eagles | LeGarrette Blount wants to stay in Philly

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:46:24 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount wants to return to the Eagles, he told NFL Network during an interview.

Fantasy Tip: Blount will be playing in an age-32 season in 2018. He mustered only two rushing TDs in 2017's regular season but found paydirt in each of the three playoff games for Philly. The Eagles have a lot of talented bodies and may opt for a cheaper, more versatile rotation. Assuming Blount returns, he's merely fantasy roster depth in the waning rounds of a draft.

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Eagles | LeGarrette Blount moving up playoff TD list

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:42:40 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeGarrette Blount moved up to seventh on the NFL's all-time postseason rushing touchdown leaderboard, scoring his 10th career playoff touchdown on the ground in the team's Conference Championship win Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Minnesota Vikings.

Fantasy Tip: Despite registering single-digit rush attempts in each of Philadelphia's first two playoff games, Blount has managed to make the most of his work, as he's found the end zone in both contests. Jay Ajayi has been getting the bulk of the carries, but even so, Blount should continue to remain a force in red-zone and goaline situations.

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Eagles | LeGarrette Blount scores in win

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:00:48 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeGarrette Blount rushed six times for 21 yards and a touchdown in a 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game.

Fantasy Tip: Blount powered his way in for a short touchdown, but he has been taking more and more of a backseat to Jay Ajayi in recent weeks. He looks like a touchdown-dependent option at this point.

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Eagles | LeGarrette Blount scores TD

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:36:09 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeGarrette Blount scored a touchdown for the Eagles in his team's 15-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Blount finished with nine carries and 19 yards rushing.

Fantasy Tip: Blount could be effective in short-yardage situations, especially if Philadelphia struggles against its opponent next week. Keep an eye on Blount for fantasy contests.

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Eagles | Week 17 game recap for Philly

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:01:58 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles went 4-for-11 for 39 yards and one interception against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 17. RB LeGarrette Blount rushed for 37 yards on nine carries. TE Zach Ertz caught two passes for 24 yards during the game, while WR Alshon Jeffery caught one pass for eight yards.

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