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LeGarrette Blount

LeGarrette Blount - #27 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 247 lbs.
Birthday 12/05/1986
Birthplace Madison, FL
College Oregon
Years played 4

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
41 151 2

With Luck in Indy, Manning in Denver, everyone won

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning in Denver and Andrew Luck in Indy couldn't have worked better for both clubs; three bad coaching decisions; and more from Week Nine.

Buccaneers mindful of Martin's workload

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We have heard concerns coming out of Tampa in recent weeks that Doug Martin may hit the proverbial rookie wall later in the season.

Week Six fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The PFW staff's late-week fantasy RB tips say Rashard Mendenhall is a go, while it might finally be time for Shonn Greene to have a big week.

Bucs looking for ways to jumpstart running game

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
While rookie Doug Martin is still the Buccaneers’ primary ballcarrier, the team will be more inclined to give its other backs opportunities coming out of its Week Five bye.

First-round RB Martin named Bucs' starter

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
After an impressive preseason showing, Tampa Bay rookie RB Doug Martin has been named the starter over LeGarrette Blount by head coach Greg Schiano.

Bucs cap off excellent first round with RB Martin

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
After missing out on the draft’s top rusher, the Buccaneers traded back into the first round to select the second-best back of this year’s class, Boise State’s Doug Martin.

Bucs RB Blount can count on competition

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount seems to be concerned that his days of having a firm hold on the featured-back job in Tampa could be limited.

Blount, Parker sign ERFA tenders

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount and WR Preston Parker signed their exclusive-rights free-agent tender offers, the team announced.

Bucs seem content with Blount

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Although they still have cap space to spend on free agents, the Buccaneers appear to be sticking with LeGarrette Blount as their featured back, according to NFC Whispers.

Report: Bucs place first-round tender on Bennett

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have placed a first-round tender on DE Michael Bennett, according to ESPN's Pat Yasinskas.

Buccaneers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
Can LeGarrette Blount bounce back? That's just one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the Bucs this offseason. 

Bucs will be looking for complement to RB Blount

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' offense could use a reliable change-of-pace back to complement LeGarrette Blount.

Buccaneers-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 11 game against the Buccaneers.   

Bucs promoted RB Madu to active roster

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have promoted RB Mossis Madu from the practice squad to the active roster, the team announced Wednesday.

Bucs RB Graham tears Achilles tendon, placed on I.R.

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham was placed on injured reserve with a torn Achilles tendon injury suffered in Sunday's game against the Bears.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 15, 2012
Blount had 58 yards and a TD on seven carries Sunday versus Kansas City.||||||| Though Blount is no longer a serious fantasy option, he has a TD in each of the last two games and is seeing more action in the Tampa Bay offense. For the moment, he remains a bye-week fill-in in deeper leagues.
Posted Aug. 17, 2012
Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said LeGarrette Blount is not expected to miss much time after injuring a groin late in the second quarter of their 30-7 loss to Tennessee on Friday night.||||||| With the Bucs trailing 20-7 Blount, a starter in the backfield last season, took a hit to his left leg during a second-down run with 2:18 left in the half. He remained down on the field for several minutes before rising to his feet and gingerly walking off flanked by trainers. He didn't return to action, but remained in uniform and sat on the bench throughout the second half. But Schiano said the injury was sustained by how Blount's leg was bent backward.
Posted April 04, 2012
Blount and receiver Preston Parker have signed exclusive-rights tender offers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.||||||| Blount led Tampa Bay in rushing the past two seasons, gaining 1,007 yards as a rookie in 2010 and finishing with 781 yards and five touchdowns last year.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Blount had six carries for 12 yards in a 45-24 loss at Atlanta on Sunday.||||||| Blount had 787 yards. He could get more carries next year with coach Raheem Morris relieved of his duties.
Posted Nov. 28, 2011
Blount running for 103 yards, though he also had two fumbles in Sunday's 23-17 loss to Tennessee.||||||| Blount has back-to-back 100-yard games for the first time in his career.

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