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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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


Att Yds TD
41 151 2

Freeman, Blount rally Bucs past Colts

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 12:35 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 287 yards and a TD, LeGarrette Blount ran for 127 yards and a score, and Tampa Bay beat Indianapolis 24-17 on Monday night.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Two

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice was impressed with how Cam Newton picked apart the Cardinals' secondary. How will the rookie perform vs. the Packers?

Bucs RB Blount not yet ready for every-down duty

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers were hoping that LeGarrette Blount would have made more progress in becoming a better all-around back by this point.

Dominik believes Bucs are positioned to remain on the rise

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
With the surprisingly successful Buccaneers selecting 20th in the first round this year, GM Mark Dominik is happy with the flexibility he believes that spot should provide in late April.  

Backfield help for Blount a need for Bucs

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
LeGarrette Blount is a powerful back with a violent running style and, following his impressive rookie year, some observers are wondering if the Bucs need to invest in a complementary back to help share the load with him.

Ten most intriguing players of Week 17

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice expects Rams RB Steven Jackson will come up big Sunday night against the Seahawks with a playoff berth hanging in the balance for his young team.

Rookie Meter: Patriots, Bucs impacted by rooks

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Patriots have plenty of rookies to thank for their 13-2 record as we rank the teams that have received the biggest impact from their first-year players.

Bucs may try different short-yardage option

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
With LeGarrette Blount struggling to master the straight-ahead running style needed for short-yardage situations, Tampa Bay is thinking of using veteran Earnest Graham for those plays, according to NFC South Whispers.

Rookie Meter: Undrafted RBs lead first-year backs

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
While first-round RBs Ryan Mathews and C.J. Spiller have disappointed, undrafted RBs Chris Ivory and LeGarrette Blount have made names for themselves with a few other relatively unknown rookie backs coming on late in the season.

Falcons win back-and-forth game over Bucs

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Eric Weems scored on a 102-yard kickoff return and Matt Ryan threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Michael Jenkins as the Falcons rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat the Buccaneers 28-24 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.

Rookie Meter: McCann's heads-up play sparks Cowboys

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
The rookie who has had the biggest play for two weeks in a row is Cowboys CB Bryan McCann, whose heads-up 97-yard punt return for a touchdown sparked a Cowboys victory.

Rookie Meter: 'Gronk' responds with three TDs

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski had a game to forget in Week Nine's loss to the Browns, but he had an excellent game in Week 10, giving him the rookie lead in TD receptions and a spot "on the cusp ...

Freeman, Blount lead Bucs over Panthers

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and rookie LeGarrette Blount ran for a score to lead the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-16 victory over the struggling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Nine

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Terrell Owens hasn't looked his age thus far this season and Pat Fitzmaurice says that Owens owners could enjoy a vintage performance under the Monday-night lights in Week Nine.

Rookie Meter: Blount hurdles into contention

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
LeGarrette Blount's big game on Sunday, which included a highlight-reel hurdle, has helped put the Bucs atop the NFC South.


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.