LeGarrette Blount is unsure of role with the Eagles
20 Mai, 2017, 00:08 | Author: Marie-Claire Cellier
Seems like a fair question. The Patriots wanted Blount back, too, but Blount wanted more money.
Maybe Tom Brady shared the avocado ice cream in New England. "Tom (Brady) is an wonderful player. He's a smart player, and when he's out there, he demands a lot of respect from any team you're playing against".
With the latest signing of LeGarrette Blount, the Philadelphia Eagles are taking the offseason mantra of getting Carson Wentz some offensive weapons to heart.
"This is a ideal fit for me", Blount said to reporters. "He has all the tools that are needed, and all the "grind" that is needed, and he has the mindset to maximize his ability, if he just continues to work hard". The Eagles generally do not. When you add those names to Jordan Matthews, Darren Sproles, Zach Ertz, Jason Peters, Lane Johnson and Brandon Brooks, the Eagles offense certainly seems improved from where they were at this time a year ago.
Veteran Darren Sproles, second-year pro Wendell Smallwood and rookie Donnel Pumphrey will team with Blount in the backfield. So while everyone would have been happy to see Blount return, the team found a way to upgrade the position for 2017.
What coach Doug Pederson will likely want him to do is move the pile in short-yardage and goal-line situations.
"I'm excited to come in here and compete", Blount said.
Blount can handle 200-300 carries no problem because he's the lowest-mileage 30+ year old running back you'll find in the NFL.
"I don't want to get into detail about who and what", Blount said. I like the way they play ball.
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Is there a minimum number of carries he needs?
LeGarrette Blount has had the opportunity to take handoffs from elite quarterbacks thus far in his career.
And so is he, even if his weight isn't as big an issue as it is for other running backs. "I don't think you need to bring the culture of New England here. It doesn't bother me".
None of the Eagles' remaining backs are three-down backs.
Having a bell-cow back figures to help that process along. "They have a great group here".
"I chose Philly because I thought it was the best fit for me", he said. The chance of making the team have a championship run.
"They haven't given me a role", he said Thursday afternoon.
"I've been a part of something special before". I like the way they do things around here. I want to be a part of that. "So I think that plays a big factor in it". They have a culture of their own. The addition of Rex Burkhead and Mike Gillislee made Blount expendable and their upside and versatility made them greater priorities for the offense. "I don't think you need to bring the culture of any team over here". The Eagles rushed for 16, fourth-fewest in the league. Meanwhile, the Patriots had him on a one-year deal worth just $1 million. "No team goes out there not to win".
"Carson is one of those guys you want to build a team around". "I think they're trying to win now, for sure".
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